Elon University

Department of Biology

Research students



Brittany Corbin ‘12 is studying the effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on neuronal cell survival and differentiation.

Michael Caputo ‘11 investigated the effect of a mercury-containing preservative on T cell survival and signaling.

Alyssa Drosdak ‘12 is investigating whether titanium dioxide nanoparticles have an adverse effect on T cell function.  She will be participating in Elon’s SURE (summer undergraduate research experience) this summer. 

Erica Schenhals ‘13 and Kirsten McCormick ‘13 recently joined the lab.  Both students submitted a research proposals for the Lumen Prize and both were awarded this prestigious honor.  In addition, Erica will be participating in SURE this summer.