A Busy Week for the McNulty Program!

October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The McNulty Program was busy inside and outside the classroom last week.  Every Wednesday, McNulty Program students attend a special seminar that features guest speakers or professional development activities.  Last Wednesday…it was both.  Dr. Jennifer Ewald, from SJU’s Department of Linguistics, presented her findings about email communication between students and their professors. Hey! So What’s […]

The McNulty Program Takes Over Snapchat!

October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea ’19 and a few of her classmates took over SJU’s Snapchat account last week to share their love of science and their experiences in the McNulty Scholars Program.  Watch here to see our Snapchat debut!

Hamburgers! Physics! And Spies!

September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

For our first field trip of the year, the McNulty Program went into Center City to enjoy a night out on the town.  The first stop was dinner at the Red Owl Tavern, right next door to Independence Hall.  From there it was a short walk to the Lantern Theater to see a production of […]

The McNulty Program Extends A Warm Welcome to the Class of 2022!

September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

With just two days of class on Hawk Hill under their belts, the newest cohort of McNulty students were welcomed into the program at our annual Meet & Greet reception.  The Class of 2022 joined current McNulty students and faculty mentors to kick off the 10th year of the program.  The incoming class is comprised […]

McNulty Fellow Corinne Merlino ’20 presents at Stanford University’s Yeast Genetics Meeting

August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellow Corinne Merlino ’20, biology major, presented her research last week at the Yeast Genetics Meeting at Stanford University in Stanford, CA.  Under the guidance of Julia Lee-Soety, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Corinne has been studying yeast telomere dynamics. Telomeres are the compound structure at the end of a chromosome, and Corinne has […]

The McNulty Scholars Program Featured in Saint Joseph’s University Magazine, Summer 2018

August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The McNulty Scholars Program is featured in the latest edition of the Saint Joseph’s University Magazine in an article entitled “Down to a Science.” In it, alumnae Corinne Noel ’13 (Mathematics), Kim Nguyen ’13 (Biology), Elena Montoto ’14 (Chemistry) and Christina Freeman ’16 (Biology) are featured.  Also included are recent graduate Marisa Egan ’18 (Biology) and […]

McNulty Fellow Alana Cianciulli ’19 presents at CeNeuro 2018

July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last week, McNulty Fellow Alana Cianciulli ’19, Biology, attended the CeNeuro 2018: Neuronal Development, Synaptic Function and Behavior Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  For the past two summers, she has been working in the lab of Matt Nelson, Ph.D., studying the stress-induced sleep behaviors of Caenorhabditis elegans nematodes. The pathways identified to promote sleep […]

McNulty Students are a Hit at NEMPET!

July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last week, four McNulty students traveled up to Blue Mountain Lake, New York, to present at the NorthEastern Microbiologists: Physiology, Ecology, Taxonomy (NEMPET) Conference 2018. Scholar Marisa Egan ’18, B.S. in Biology, represented Saint Joseph’s University and the McNulty Program as she presented her investigation of the role of Hfq in the virulence of Escherichia […]

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 […]