Category Archives: Student Research

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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Characterizing Cilia Development

Cilia are microscopic tube-like structures that protrude from cell walls.  These finger like projections can assist in the movement of cells throughout their environment, and in some instances assist with the movement of fluids around the cells themselves (this is … Continue reading

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Summer Research in the Biology Department

In June, the rhythms of daily life at the Loyola Science Center shift. The building gets quieter, fewer classes are taught… but there is still a lot happening here. Much of the action moves into the labs, where faculty and … Continue reading

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