Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

Summer 2021 Mentorship Projects

Calior Bestwick
Major: Neuroscience
Minors: Psychology and Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2023
Faculty: Bob Morrison, PhD
Department: Psychology/Neuroscience
Project: Cognitive neuroscience: Examining ways to enhance openmindedness in reasoning


Rida Mansoor
Major: Bioinformatics
Graduation Year: 2023
Faculty: Jennifer Mierisch, PhD
Department: Biology
Project: Improved Annotation of Insulin Signaling Pathway Components for Evolutionary Comparison


Megan O'Toole
Major: Chemistry
Minor: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2023
Faculty: Yoel Stuart, PhD
Department: Biology
Project: The effects of nuclear radiation on population evolution


Lauren Thompson
Major: Biochemistry
Graduation Year: 2024
Faculty: Ken Olsen, PhD
Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project: Molecular Dynamics of Drug-Protein and Drug-Polymer Interactions