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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.

Cara Deegan, C'15

Profile image of Cara Deegan DeeganBiology Major
May 2, 2014

Cara had the pleasure of shadowing Dr. Christine Anderson Thomas at her practice, Emmitsburg Physician Care Inc. Dr. Anderson Thomas is a family physician and she specializes in Addiction Medicine. Cara's presentation focused on her experience working in the office as a whole and how she coped with common issues seen in family medicine.

Hap Harrington, C'98

Hap HarringtonEmployee at Abbvie, a pharmaceutical sales and research company
April 25, 2014

The focus of Hap's talk was on the integrated healthcare brand team. His goal was to provide students with more information about pharmaceutical job opportunities outside of sales. Abbvie is committed to the discovery and advancement of innovative therapies and assists in meeting the health needs of people around the world.

Dr. Turner presenting dataDr. 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.

Turner_DyeDr. 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

Bennett Myers in the classroomM.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.


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