School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Undergraduate Seminar Series
Throughout the semester, the School of Natural Science and Mathematics hosts speakers to present their research or provide an informative lecture on their field of study. These speakers are current students recommended by the faculty, alumni who come back and share their experiences after the Mount, or other members of the Mount community. To schedule a presentation, please contact the Dean's office at 301-447-6826.
Dr. Michael Turner & Dr. Katy Dye
Dr. Michael Turner, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Dr. Katy Dye, Assistant Professor of Biology
March 21, 2014
Dr. Turner and Dr. Dye presented their research projects that are conducted in their laboratories in the COAD Science building.
Dr. Turner's laboratory strives to better understand the holistic influence individual miRNAs have on an organism by validating predicted miRNA targets.
The Dye Lab takes a molecular and cellular biology approach to analyzing viruses and the way that viruses affect the cells they infect.
Bennett Myers, C'09
M.D. Candidate, University of Maryland
February 7, 2014
Bennett's presentation focused on the path to medical school and the application process. He shared insight into what he felt made him a competitive candidate in the medical school application process. Following graduation from medical school, Bennett plans to pursue a residency in Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Ed Dolan, DDS C'67 & Dr. Rachel Mandel, M.D.
Dr. Ed Dolan, DDS C'67, Director of the Master of Health Administration Program
Dr. Rachel Mandel, M.D., VP of Medical Affairs at Frederick Memorial Hospital
January 31, 2014
Dr. Mandel visited the Mount to present information to students regarding health administration as a career. She was joined by Dr. Dolan to compare both dental and medical schools and discuss the MHA program.
Rebecca Wiseman & Marchelle Payne-Gassaway
Rebecca Wiseman, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of University of Maryland School of Nursing Shady Grove
Marchelle Payne-Gassaway, Director of Admissions for the University of Maryland School of Nursing
November 22, 2013
Dr. Wiseman and Ms. Payne-Gassaway visited the Mount to speak with students about the dual-degree program between MSM and the University of Maryland School of Nursing. Their presentation consisted of an overview of the program, the necessary requirements for admission, the application process, and program locations.