Student researches pancreatitis at Hershey Medical Center

02-07-Michael-5-Melissa-HessA biopsychology major, Michael Skolka ’14 wants to influence science and human health care through medical research. For the summer of 2013, he garnered one of the 24 spots in the undergraduate research fellows program through the American Physiological Society, which allowed him to research pancreatitis at Penn State Hershey Medical Center with Alberto Travagli, professor of neural and behavioral sciences at Penn State. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Biochemistry, Class of 2014, Grad School Bound, Honors Program, Internships, Majors & Minors, Scholarship | Comments Off

Posted on March 17th, 2014


Two grads, two coasts, one shared love for animals
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Lindsey Jett ’12

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Lizzie Miller ’12

Lindsey (Hayes) Jett ‘12 and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller ’12 both knew from an early age that they wanted to be veterinarians. For Jett, it was her passion for animals. For Miller, it was a natural progression from her inclination towards the sciences and insatiable love of animals. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2012, Biochemistry, Grad School Bound, Majors & Minors, Molecular Biology, Scholarship, Study Abroad | Comments Off

Posted on December 13th, 2013


Philosophy, biochemistry alum serves as cardiology fellow

AlumniProfileDriverpic--asKevin Driver ’03
Philosophy/Biochemistry
Charlottesville, Va.

Coming to Messiah College as a first-year student, Kevin Driver ’03 knew he wanted to pursue a career in medicine, so he declared a major in biochemistry. He had many family members and friends that served as mentors and helped him find his passion for medicine. What he didn’t know, however, was that he would spend as much time buried in books about metaphysics and epistemology as he would in the lab. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2003, Alumni, Biochemistry, Honors Program, Humanities, Majors & Minors, Philosophy | Comments Off

Posted on July 11th, 2013


Great expectations: transfer student anticipates success at Messiah College

scott_hoeckele-for-webScott Hoeckele ′11
Biochemistry major
Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Welcome to the world of a transfer student. Unlike traditional first-year students, transfers come to Messiah College with at least a year of college experience under their belts.  They have an inkling of what to expect.  Yet, they’re not like sophomores either.  Transfers don’t know anyone, haven’t established themselves in clubs and student organizations, and are unfamiliar with the territory.  “It’s like being new and not new at the same time,” says Scott Hoeckele ’11, a pre-med transfer student who gave up a free ride at a college closer to home to get into Messiah’s highly regarded science program (see sidebar). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2011, Biochemistry, Transfer Students | 3 Comments »

Posted on June 24th, 2009


   

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