Author Archives: Terrence E. Sweeney Ph.D.

The Ant People of Scranton

Hi, I’m Michael Laabs, a rising sophomore Biology major. I became involved in research after my first semester due to my Freshman Biology professor Dr. Seid’s constant encouragement. I was always willing to do whatever Dr. Seid asked of me, … Continue reading

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Kayla Marsac is interning for Northwell Health Healthcare Network

My name’s Kayla and I’m a rising senior at Scranton, majoring in Biology with a minor in Business Leadership. This summer I have been interning for Northwell Health, a healthcare network spanning from Long Island, to Manhattan, and Westchester, NY. … Continue reading

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Scranton students present their research at Microbe 2019

Research students in Dr. Bryan Crable’s Microbial Physiology Group at the University of Scranton presented their research this summer at the American Society of Microbiology’s Microbe 2019 in San Francisco, CA.  Their study, “The Effects of Polystyrene Microparticles on Growth … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Kenny is conducting Pollination Ecology projects in the White Mountains of California

Hi, I’m Elizabeth, a rising senior Biology major. This summer I am living and working in Southern California! I am working as an intern for Dr. Nicole Rafferty with her laboratory group at the University of California, Riverside, working on … Continue reading

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Sophia Monroe, rising senior Biology major, joins Plant Genome Research Program through an REU at Cornell

Hi all, this is Sophia Monroe, rising senior Biology major! This summer, I am taking part in the Boyce Thompson Institute’s Plant Genome Research Program at Cornell University, through a paid REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) funded by the National … Continue reading

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Jithin George dives into a Summer Scholar Experience at The University of Rochester

Hey everyone! I’m Jithin V. George, a rising junior Neuroscience major at the U! This summer, I’m attending the 10 week, MSTP Summer Scholars Program at the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry. (This is due, in large … Continue reading

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Physiology major Nicolette George lands a summer Physical Therapy Internship

Even though I am only a rising sophomore, I find it important to capitalize on any opportunity that will allow me to become more familiar with my area of study. Considering that I am a Physiology major in the Physical … Continue reading

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Jacob Myers (BCMB) joins University of Nebraska’s Summer REU Program

Hi all, I’m Jacob Myers, a rising junior BCMB major at Scranton.  This Summer I am at an REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program for redox biology at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. This ten week experience comes with a … Continue reading

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Spring 2019 UofS Career Expo, Thurs., April 4, 11AM-2PM; Byron Center

Biological Sciences Students: The Center for Career Development is hosting the Career Expo on Thursday, April 4 from 11:00am-2:00pm in the Byron.  There will be 120 employers/grad schools/long-term service organizations there.  We encourage all years and all majors to attend.  … Continue reading

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Summer Paid Job Opportunity addressing Regional Invasive Species Outbreak

The US Department of Agriculture has announced the following opportunity for a paid summer job in Northeastern Pennsylvania to help them address an ongoing outbreak of the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive species threatening grapes, fruit orchards and hardwood trees. More … Continue reading

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