The Joy of Research

Looking at the schedule of Madisen Swallow ’18, one wonders how the Orange County, California native has time to fit in classes, in addition to doing research every day and maintaining her pre-med track.

Along with working in the Chris Schaffer-Nozomi Nishimura lab since 2015, Swallow was the president of Cornell Health Society; served on the executive board for MEDLIFE, Cayuga’s Watchers, her social sorority, and the medical fraternity Phi Delta Epsilon. And she is the chair of the Meinig Family Cornell National Scholars program.

While Swallow has managed to serve her community and excel as a biology major with a concentration in nutrition—she humbly suggests that it was her research lab that introduced her to these on-campus opportunities.

Read the entire story on the Cornell Research website.

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