Working under Macalester alumna Lisa Peterson, Tia Eskridge investigated the chemicals involved in smoking.
A Database of Brains
Bioinformatics at Harvard–MIT’s Health Sciences and Technology Program allowed Issa Ali to combine his research interests in computer science, biology and chemistry.
Chemistry major Brian Carr enjoyed both the individual attention at Macalester and the experience of a research university lab.
Andrew Matsumoto ’13 used lasers to study molecules and found chemistry research a fascinating endeavor.
“My undergraduate research experience in the Brisbois lab will prove helpful in achieving my career goal.”
When you’re a chemistry major at Macalester, the connections extend well beyond the day you receive your diploma. Three alumni of Professor Becky Hoye’s lab are now her colleagues, extending her commitment to research, teaching, and mentoring to the University of California–Berkeley and Princeton.
Leonards establish endowed professorship in math and science
Mark G. Leonard ’65 and Candace Hewitt Leonard ’67 of Los Altos, Calif., have established a $2 million endowed professorship at Macalester College. It will be named the Mark G. Leonard and Candace Hewitt Leonard Endowed Professorship in Mathematics and the Natural Sciences.
Million Dollar Men
Professors Dan Hornbach and Tom Varberg have received grants exceeding $2.5 million, all benefitting students.
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