biochemistry & molecular biology

  • CSRI students develop tests to examine chemical levels in soil

    Aug 9, 2017

    Jessica Pinkham ’18 and Reid Lange ’18 spent time in the lab perfecting testing methods during the summer of 2017.

  • Fulbright sending Strunk to Colombia

    Jul 28, 2017

    Sydney Strunk ’17 will be headed to Colombia to serve as an English Teaching Assistant at the National University of Colombia in Bogota, Columbia, thanks to a Fulbright grant.

  • One Course At A Time provides path to medical school

    Jul 3, 2017

    Eric Daubach ’17 is preparing for his MCAT and applying to medical schools this summer. He credits Cornell College’s One Course At A Time curriculum with helping him prepare for the rigor of medical school.

  • Cornell receives grant to support STEM education for students with financial need

    Aug 26, 2016

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) just announced that  it has awarded Cornell College a grant for almost $650,000 to support students with financial need who are entering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field of study. The grant establishes the Cornell College “Mentoring Students to Success in STEM Fields” program, which will provide students […]

  • Abegesah’s hard work leads to pharmacy program

    May 31, 2016

    Aburough Abegesah ’16 says that the Block Plan taught him not to wait, but to take the initiative—a lesson that will serve him well as he pursues a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Maryland.

  • Feliciano ’17 selected as UPS Scholar

    Apr 11, 2016

    Idalis Feliciano ’17 of Ames, Iowa, has been selected as a UPS Scholar and recipient of a $2,450 scholarship through the Iowa College Foundation, an organization which raises funds for its 23 member independent colleges in Iowa.

  • Hahn pursuing Ph.D. in genetics

    Jun 11, 2015

    Since seventh grade, Alyssa Hahn wanted to study genetics, and starting this fall she’ll do just that at the University of Iowa as a Ph.D. student.

  • Research leads to Columbia Ph.D. program for Wang

    Jun 11, 2015

    Jihang Wang, who graduated from Cornell College in May with degrees in chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology, is pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry at Columbia University.

  • Fellowship leads to publication, opportunities after graduation

    Dec 19, 2014

    David Yamaguchi co-authored a paper published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences after a summer Cornell Fellowship at the University of Iowa’s department of biochemistry.

  • Six courses traveled to tropical field stations in February

    Mar 26, 2013

    Fifty-seven students joined their Cornell professors for courses in the Bahamas and Belize during block 6. Cornell courses have traveled to the Gerace Research Center in the Bahamas for years, and 2013 marked the third annual trip to a field station in Latin America.

  • Hitt excels in volleyball, civic leadership and pre-med studies

    May 29, 2012

    On the court, Kirtley Hitt ’12 helped lead her volleyball team to the Division III national tournament. She also pursued numerous volunteer and pre-med opportunities in preparation for becoming a physician assistant.

  • Levasseur balances medical research with cello and Spanish

    Aug 10, 2011

    Student Victoria Levasseur explains how Cornell’s unique block plan allows her to wholeheartedly pursue her varied passions.

  • Lecture: International Studies of Pre-term Birth

    Feb 24, 2011

    Jeff Murray will present on March 3rd on the challenges and rewards of studying the genetic and environmental causes of birth defects and pre-term birth.

  • Students reflect on Operation Walk experiences

    May 10, 2010

    Since 2005, Cornell students have regularly joined Dr. Larry Dorr ’63 and other medical professionals on Operation Walk, a medical mission that performs hip and knee replacements in countries such as China, Peru, and Viet Nam. During the trips, students observe surgeries and assist with physical therapy and many other aspects of the project.

  • See-yin So explores forensic pathology through research internships

    Dec 12, 2009

    Eager to explore her interest in forensic pathology, See-yin So found the perfect outlet:  a summer internship in New York City’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner sponsored by the Dimensions program. She earned a Cornell Fellowship the following summer to conduct biotech research in Baltimore, and she hopes to enter medical school after graduating […]