Each year St. Mary’s offers to sophomores and juniors a six week research experience in mathematics. The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a paid summer internship that allows students to perform more focused research in their areas of interest.
This year chemistry student David Darby ’15 investigated protein-protein interactions at the University of Utah. He aimed to identify and create drugs to address new pharmaceutical targets. Ashton Engdahl ’15 worked at Georgetown University to express and purify a protein which can be used to learn more about the fundamental ways in which proteins react and communicate.