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Margaret Whalen, FCRH '21, fears that her cells will die before she is able to return to campus which will negate months worth of work. (Courtesy of Margaret Walen)

Junior Researches Neural Tissue Engineering

April 15, 2020

Margaret Whalen, FCRH '21, is researching neural tissue engineering. Her research has been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

For Bhutada, pictured above, working in the lab equips him with practical skills he will need as he pursues a career as a doctor. (Courtesy of Arnav Bhutada)

Sophomore Researches Soil Composition of Trees

March 11, 2020

Arnav Bhutada, FCRH ’22, is researching the soil compositions of different types of trees and how the trees interact with their microbiota in the soil.

Rachel Molina, who is working on this project alone,  said she initially struggled but gradually got used to the work. (Courtesy of Rachel Molina)

Fordham Senior Studies Protein Interactions

March 4, 2020

Rachel Molina, FCRH ’20, prefers to spend her time focusing on the small things. She works in a lab on campus under Qize Wei, Ph.D. analyzing protein interactions in cells.

Elizabeth Wood, FCRH ‘20, is working on a project about neural development and protein degradation in mice. (Courtesy of Elizabeth  Wood)

Senior Researches Neural Stem Cells in Mice

February 12, 2020

The human brain is still a mystery in many ways. Elizabeth Wood, FCRH ’20, is up to the challenge of solving it. Her work in the lab run by Tiago Goncalves, Ph.D. at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine focuses primarily on the growth and function of adult born neurons.

Garrett Board, pictured above,  the director of the Public Media Masters of Art Program is reserching food tech justice. (Courtesy of Garret Broad)

Fordham Professor Researches Food Tech Justice

February 5, 2020

Professor Garrett Broad's research aims to use new food technology to promote social justice.

Henry Zink is doing his senior thesis on the way people associate words with themselves based on connotation. (Courtesy of Henry Zink)

Henry Zinks Researchs Language Bias in Psychology, Gender Gap in Positivity

January 29, 2020

“I was looking for something that fused our linguistics work with psychological theory, which is my field,” he said.

Mary Ferreira, GSAS ‘20, will be assisting Professor Broad in researching a paper on sustainable food production. (Courtesy of Marry Ferriera)

Graduate Student Researches Food Security, Promotes Social Justice and Sustainability

January 22, 2020

Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, graduate student and human rights activist Marry Ferreira, GSAS '20, is a research assistant for Professor Garrett Broad, where she will be exploring both food insecurity in her native country and in the United States.

Finley Peay came up with the idea to write her research paper on Meghan Markle while studying abroad in London

Senior Researches Meghan Markle for American Studies Major

December 3, 2019

On Dec.  9, Peay will present her paper titled “This is What a Feminist Looks Like?: Meghan Markle and the Racial Politics of Popular Feminism” at the American Studies research symposium in Walsh Library. 

Gregory Hopp FCRH '21 is doing Research while studying abroad in Jordan

Student Researches Tribal Law in the Middle East

November 20, 2019

Gregory Hopp is researching tribal law in the Middle East, while studying abroad in Jordan.

Junior Studies Controversial Music From the 15th Century

Junior Studies Controversial Music From the 15th Century

November 13, 2019

Intrigued by a class discussion in his History of Music class with Professor Eric Bianchi, Jack McClatchy, FCRH ’21, decided to research colonial Latin American music from the Baroque period (1600–1750).

Bryce Allen is researching the connection between social media and personality traits for his senior honors thesis.

Senior Researches Social Media’s Impact on Personalities

November 6, 2019

Bryce Allen is in the process of completing psychology research for his senior honors thesis. His project is about the effect social media has on people's personalities.

Rachel Daso provided a research update to her lab group titled

Nano-Medicine and Technology Lab Seeks to Heal Neural Cells

October 30, 2019

Whether through trauma, disease or tissue damage the loss of neural cells in the brain is nearly impossible to reverse but that is what Rachel Daso, FCRH ’21, Margaret Whalen, FCRH ’21 and Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Ph.D. are trying to do in their bio-nanotechnology and nano-medicine lab.

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