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Meet the Scholars

Up to 12 McNair Scholars are selected annually to complete an eight-week McNair summer research internship under the supervision of a faculty mentor. Featured below are the 2020 summer research internship participants. 

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Fatima Al-Hanoosh
Fatima Al-Hanoosh

Saint Louis University, Class of 2021
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Research Project:  Identifying the Pathogenesis of Huntington's Disease and Therapeutic Solutions


Beth Asnakew
Beth Asnakew

Washington University in St. Louis, Class of 2021
Major: Cognitive Neuroscience
Research Project: Investigating the Effects of Caffeine on Neurite Growth and Development by Observing Neuronal Morphology


Miguel Campos
Miguel Campos

Washington University in St. Louis, Class of  2022
Major: Biochemistry
Research Project: Synthesis of an Optimized Compound to Increase Antifungal Properties and Effectiveness Against Cryptococcal Meningitis


Hope Conyers
Hope Conyers

Saint Louis University, Class of 2021
Major:  Communication Sciences & Disorders
Research Project: Effects of Chemotherapy When Treating Breast Cancer on Speech and Language


Tekahla Flint
Tekahla Flint

Harris-Stowe State University, Class of 2022
Major: Nursing
Research Project: Interventions to Improve Sedentary Behaviors for African American Older Adults: A Systematic Review


Brendan Underwood
Brendan Underwood

Saint Louis University, Class of 2021
Major: Philosophy, Society & Law
Research Project: Critical Phenomenology, Race, and Capital: Negotiating Racialized and Economic Schemas