User:James P. McDonald

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About Me

James P. McDonald (an artistic interpretation)
James P. McDonald (an artistic interpretation)

Education

Loyola Marymount University

  • Major: Biology
  • Graduation: Spring 2013
  • Upper Division Classes:
    • General Physiology and Lab
    • Biochemistry
    • General Physics I & II
    • Embryology & Development
    • General Microbiology
    • Plant Interactions
    • Principles of Ecology
    • Genetics Lab
    • Urban Ecology
    • Biomathematical Modeling

Career Interests

I hope to attend medical school next year. I want to become a physician but at I am unsure in what specialty, at this point.

Questions

  1. My favorite aspect of biology is the infinite amount of knowledge out there and the constant advances that are taking place. I also specifically enjoy genetics. I like to know why we are the way we are and how we get that way.
  2. My favorite aspect of math is that you can almost always come up with a definite answer. This makes math something that is often straightforward and universal.

Research

I have been doing plant research with Dr. Drennan for the past two years. I have been testing the thermal tolerance of two succulent plants: Dudleya and Sedum. I have been comparing the plants' usefulness in green roofs.

Links

Useful links

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