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 […]

McNulty Students Out and About As Spring Finally Arrives

April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s been a busy week for the McNulty Scholars Program. First, last Saturday April 7, we returned to Chestnut Hill College to participate in another PAGES (Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science) mini-conference.  Elise Brutschea ’19, Maria Johnson ’21 and Thi Nguyen ’21 worked with 6th grade girls interested in STEM to explore why ocean currents […]

McNulty Students Ashley Frankenfield ’19 and Elise Brutschea ’19 Present at ACS National Meeting

April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ashley Frankenfield ’19 (Chemical Biology) joined colleagues David Deysher, Mary Lockwood, Thomas S. Nagle and Kimberly Wodzanowski to present at the national American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans in late March. Their work was carried out under the mentorship of Associate Professor Jose Cerda, Department of Chemistry. Ashley presented their poster, which was entitled, “Study […]

McNulty Fellow Amelia Brown ’18 publishes article in online Drosophilia Information Service

February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellow Amelia Brown ’18 (Biology) is a co-author on a paper published in the December 2017 edition of Drosophilia Information Service entitled “The use of 3D printing to facilitate Drosophilia behavior research.”  Specifically the paper highlights how consumer-level 3D printers and design software are supporting research in D. suzukii’s feeding preferences and ability to act […]