Research Opportunities with Alumni in Science
Science alumni bring qualified Mac students into their labs for outstanding summer research opportunities.
Chemistry major Brian Carr enjoyed both the individual attention at Macalester and the experience of a research university lab.
Copper in Our Bodies
Richard Liang’s study of copper may increase understanding of Alzheimer’s.
Better Living through [Plant] Chemistry
From campus research to the Mayo Clinic, Julie Sun ’14 is using science to make a difference.
Investigating Iron in Cancer Cells
Burton Masem ’14 studied the effects of iron overload on ovarian cancer cells.
Joining Team Chatterjea
Once this biology student saw what was happening in immunology lab, she signed up on the spot.
Biochemistry at Macalester
Students in the Biochemistry Program at Macalester receive a broad-based and robust grounding in the molecular structures and chemical reactions of biology.
Biochemistry students work alongside faculty with expertise spanning biology and chemistry, using state-of-the art equipment.
After graduation, biochemistry students have gone on to graduate study, medical school, and a variety of positions in industry.
Students and Teachers Work Together
Poster sessions bring together student and faculty researchers from various disciplines.