This spring, three Loyola undergraduate researchers won the prestigious Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). All three are now beginning their postbaccalaureate careers conducting full-time research at the NIH with some of the leading scientists in the world.
Last year, Melaney Dunne waded into the Chicago River to collect clams for her research with Dr. Timothy Hoellein. This May, Melaney presented her work at the Society of Freshwater Science annual meeting in Jacksonville, Florida.
This spring, Elise Gagnon won a summer research grant from the American Psychological Association and Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology. Elise is researching analogical reasoning among women in the Chicago area.