Sean Carney, a graduate of GMercyU’s Class of 2011, jumped at every
opportunity to do research. During his time here, Sean:
• Received individualized attention from his professors, which
pushed him to be the best student he could be and empowered him
to chase his dreams
• Participated in two Alternative Spring Break trips to Savannah,
Ga. and Baltimore, Md. which helped foster empathy and broaden
his perspectives of the world
• Completed a summer research internship in John Pascal’s Lab at
Thomas Jefferson University, which sparked his desire to pursue
research as a career
TODAY: After graduating from GMercyU, Sean earned his PhD in
molecular biophysics and structural biology from the University
of Pittsburgh. He now works as a Research Fellow in Biological
Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School.
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