All Work and No Play?

August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

This summer, seven McNulty Scholars stayed on campus to participate in the 10-week Summer Scholars Program, in which they conducted research with a faculty research mentor. They worked hard inside the labs, studying things like the effect of sleep deprivation on memory, and the formation and stability of soap films. McNulty Scholar Maura Flynn ’22 […]

The McNulty Program Class of 2023 Gets a Preview of Campus

July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

This week, we had a chance to welcome the McNulty Program’s Class of 2023 during orientation.  Current Scholars staying on campus to conduct summer research met up with the incoming freshmen over lunch.  Our newest class includes: Lillie Bennett (Computer Science), New York, NY Katherine Commale (Biology), Downingtown, PA Marie DeCarlo (Biology), Morganville, NJ Kayla Flanders […]

Elise Brutschea ’19, B.S. in Chemistry

May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea graduated last week with a B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in Physics.  While at SJU, she conducted a variety of chemistry research projects under the guidance of chemistry professor Mark Forman, Ph.D.  Most recently, her work focused on exploring greener alternatives to the synthesis of the pyramilized alkene Pentacyclo[,4.03,8.05,7]non-4-ene. This […]

Sarah Muche ’19, B.S. in Biology

May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellow Sarah Muche graduated last weekend with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Art.  She was a member of the McNulty Program community for two years, and conducted research in the laboratory of biologist Shaan Bhatt, Ph.D. During that time, her work focused on how the gastrointestinal pathogen Escherichia coli (EPEC) is […]

Ashley Frankenfield ’19, B.S. in Chemical Biology, B.S. in Business Administration, Finance

May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Ashley Frankenfield received a B.S. in Chemical Biology and a B.S. in Business Administration, Finance when she graduated last Saturday. While on campus, she conducted ongoing research in the laboratory of chemistry professor Jose Cerda, Ph.D., studying the thermodynamics of fluoride-binding within myoglobin, hemoglobin and horseradish peroxidase.  Specifically, she looked at how heavy […]

Jamilyn Mooteb ’19, B.S. in Physics

May 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jamilyn Mooteb graduated on Saturday with a B.S. in Physics and a minor in Computer Science. She came to SJU and the McNulty Program from the island of Yap in Micronesia, half a world away from her family.  During the summer after her sophomore year, Jamie was invited to join the laboratory of the 2016 […]

Alana Cianciulli ’19, B.S. in Biology

May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alana Cianciulli joined the McNulty Program as a Fellow in the summer of 2018.  This weekend, she graduated with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Philosophy. As a McNulty Fellow, Alana worked with biologist Matthew Nelson for several years, studying the molecules and signaling pathways that regulate sleep in Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) […]

Lakshmi Narayanam ’19, B.S. in Biology

May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hailing from Lawrenceville, NJ, Lakshmi Narayanam will graduate Saint Joseph’s University with a B.S. in Biology and minors in Psychology and Animal Studies. While at SJU, Lakshmi completed two research projects in the laboratory of biologist Jen Tudor, Ph.D.  The first was a study of the effect of metformin on the behavioral and cognitive aspects […]

Mary Katherine Dougherty ’19, B.S. in Chemical Biology

May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, McNulty Fellow Mary Katherine Dougherty ’19 will receive a B.S. in Chemical Biology.  She joined the McNulty Program as a Fellow during the 2018-19 year, and it was exciting to try to keep up with all of her research accomplishments. This year, Mary Kate conducted research in the laboratory of Dr. Jen Tudor, studying […]

Kaleigh Williams ’19, B.S. in Biology

May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Kaleigh Williams ’19 will receive a B.S. in Biology when she graduates on Saturday.  She arrived here at SJU nearly 4 years ago from Brookeville, MD, with a very steadfast plan to ultimately pursue a career in veterinary medicine. While on campus, she conducted research in the laboratory of biologist Scott McRobert,Ph.D., studying dependent […]