To Improve Modern Medicine
Malik Mays came to Macalester with the goal of jumping into research—and succeeded.
Being a Scientist, Being Yourself
Miranda Harris investigated the molecular side of viruses in a rigorous lab where science meets culture.
Publishing with Professors
From topics as varied as childhood obesity in Mexico to the discovery of new galaxies, Macalester students research with faculty and publish the results.
Biochem Fights Alzheimer's
Nicole Mandel worked on purifying a protein that helps regulate copper in the body.
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.
With no answers in the back of a textbook—or even from their professors—more than 80 Macalester students learned science research is messy.
Dreams of Doctoring
Abas Noor ’13 began life as a Somali refugee. As a Mac grad, he’s headed to Brown University’s medical school.
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.
Exploring the Unknown
Pete Goldberg '11 spent two summers and an academic year performing research in chemistry professor Kathryn Splan’s laboratory.
Taking on Teeth
With work in the Macalester biochemistry lab on his resume, Xu Han ’10 is attending the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. more
From Mac To Yale
Rebecca Delventhal pursues a PhD at Yale University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences.
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