Marisa Egan ’18, B.S. in Biology

May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Marisa Egan graduated on Saturday with a B.S. in Biology, and minors in Mathematics, Philosophy and Chemistry. For the past four years, Marisa worked under the mentorship of biologist Shaan Bhatt, Ph.D., to engineer the first chromosomal mutations of an emerging, diarrheal pathogen, E. albertii, and to uncover the virulence repertoire of this […]

Amelia Brown ’18, B.S. in Biology

May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellow Amelia Brown graduates tomorrow with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in English.  She was a member of the McNulty Program community for two years, as she conducted research in the laboratory of biologist Matt Nelson, Ph.D. During that time, her work focused on the interaction between C. elegans nematodes and the […]

Aswathi Jacob ’18, B.S. in Biology and Environmental Science

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aswathi (Asha) Jacob joined the McNulty Program as a Fellow in the summer of 2017.  This weekend, she will graduate with a B.S. in Biology and Environmental Science, and a minor in English. As a McNulty Fellow, Asha worked with biologists Eileen Grogan, Ph.D. and Richard Lund, Ph.D. to describe, illustrate and analyze the anatomy […]

Abigail Sweetman ’18, B.S. in Biology and B.A. in History

May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Abigail Sweetman will receive a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in History when she graduates on Saturday.  Hailing from Ketchikan, AK, Abbie brought an electic set of interests with her when she joined the McNulty Scholars Program four years ago. While on campus, she conducted ongoing research in the laboratory of biologist […]

Natalie Barrett ’18, B.S. in Biology

May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellow Natalie Barrett will graduate next weekend with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Asian Studies.  Natalie has been a member of the McNulty Scholars Program community for the past two years, completing two consecutive summers of research in the lab of biologist Matt Nelson, Ph.D. Natalie’s research has focused on how sleep […]

Leona Ryder ’18, B.S. in Biology

May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leona Ryder will graduate next week with a B.S. in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Health Services. A member of the McNulty Program for two years, Leona worked closely with biologist Dr. Catalina Arango to conduct research on the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti, specifically how proteins are encoded to transport and break down a-galactosidases.  […]

Shelley Donaldson ’18, B.S. in Mathematics

May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s that bittersweet time of year when we highlight the accomplishments of our graduating class of McNulty Scholars and Fellows before we have to bid them farewell.  It’s never easy for us to say goodbye, but we are so excited about what the Class of 2018 has in store for them. Shelley Donaldson will graduate […]

McNulty Fellows Natalie Barrett ’18 and Amelia Brown ’18 present at Experimental Biology 2018

May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellows Natalie Barrett ’18 (Biology) and Amelia Brown ’18 (Biology) traveled to San Diego, CA last month to present their research at Experimental Biology 2018. Natalie and Amelia have worked together in the laboratory of biologist Dr. Matt Nelson, Assistant Professor of Biology and Director of the Animal Studies Program here at Saint Joseph’s […]

Representing the McNulty Program One Last Time Before Summer!

April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last weekend was quite a busy one for McNulty students!  First, on Saturday, the McNulty Scholars Program sponsored a booth at the Philadelphia Science Festival, sponsored by the Franklin Institute on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  This year, our project combined biology with “bling,” teaching school-age children about DNA structure using color-coded beads to make bracelets. […]

It’s Award Season for the McNulty Scholars Program!

April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce the following McNulty Scholars have received prestigious awards: Marisa Egan ’18 (Biology) has been selected to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship in recognition of her “demonstrated potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise.”  Marisa was one of 2,000 […]