The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Joseph McGaunn



Joseph McGaunn, recipent of the $3000 CRF Undergraduate Research Assistantship, is a Junior honors student double-majoring in Biochemistry/Molecular biology and Psychology (Neuroscience Track). He is also a member of the UMass Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) program on the biomedicine track. He will be continuing his honors thesis work under Dr. Alexander Suvorov in Environmental Health Sciences, characterizing how environmental factors such as the age and chemical exposures of fathers may impact neruodevelopment and behavior of their children using mouse models. He has been working under Dr. Suvorov since Fall 2017, and has also conducted research at New England Biolabs and Harvard University.