You will conduct research alongside professors and receive the support you need to succeed. The emphasis on lab work and research means you will have many opportunities to learn outside the classroom. The skills you develop will help you wherever your studies take you.

Abby Martin ’14 in Kenya.
Abby Martin ’14 in Kenya during an internship with The Africa Health Network at Voice of America.

A student’s explorations: a varied route to med school

Abigail Martin ’14 headed to college expecting to major in biology, work for a year after graduation and push on to medical school. She had fun striding out of her pre-med comfort zone, but her core interests held true. Martin learned she loves art history and secured a College science research grant. And she still wants to go to med school.

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Allison Demas '07 in the field in Senegal when she was a Fulbright fellow.

A graduate’s progress: study at Harvard

Allison Demas ’07 is using the tools and techniques of molecular biology to study Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria. She is pursuing a doctorate in the Biological Sciences in Public Health program at the Harvard School of Public Health – and steaming toward her goal.

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