WHAT THEY LEARNED: Matthew Holmes ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Matthew Holmes ’15

For his thesis, “Exploring Bacterial Factors Mediating Wolbachia Development During Drosophila Embryogenesis,” Matthew Holmes ‘15 studied how bacteria that live inside flies interact with their host. It was work that combined his previous biology interests, which...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alison Reynolds ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alison Reynolds ’15

For most of us, mosquitos are a nuisance, but for biology major Alison Reynolds ’15 they were a source of fascination. Her thesis research project, “Exploring The Evolution Of Embryo-Shaping Genes – Identification Of A Possible Homolog Of The Essential...
Foolin’ Around with Harry, Snow White, Matrix and More

Foolin’ Around with Harry, Snow White, Matrix and More

    Who says science isn’t a trainload of fun? Keeping with Haverford College tradition, aspiring scientists, psychologists and mathematicians celebrated April Fool’s Day with a spirited festooning of the Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Ulrich ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Ulrich ’14

Katie Ulrich traveled far from Haverford’s campus to conduct the research for her senior thesis, “Problematizing the Future: Brazil, Biofuels, and Basic Science.” The anthropology and biology double major, who also did a concentration in Peace, Justice, and Human...