Name: Dana Caldwell
Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Minor in Health Studies
Hometown: Garnet Valley, PA
Key Bryn Mawr Experiences:
- Conducting research in the Malachowski Lab Group at Bryn Mawr College
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major Representative
- Chemistry Mentorship Program Co-Coordinator
Post-graduation plans: Starting in August, I will work as a Research Associate in Chemistry at HotSpot Therapeutics in Monmouth Junction, NJ.
People you want to thank: First, thank you to my parents, Laurie and Michael, for giving me the opportunity to pursue my education at Bryn Mawr. Thank you to my sister, Paige, and all my friends at home for supporting me. I am so grateful for the beautiful community I have become a part of at Bryn Mawr, especially in the Chemistry Department. A huge thank you to Dr. Malachowski, Dr. Watkins, Dr. Kung, Dr. Karagiaridi, Dr. Francl, Dr. Melvin, Diana Rachii, Cassie Gates, my class of 2022 classmates, and many, many more for everything over the past four years.
Message for the rest of the Class of 2022: If we can survive and thrive in college in a pandemic, we can survive and thrive anywhere. We did it! Anassa Kata!
What will you remember most about your time at Bryn Mawr?
I will always remember my lantern night because that was when I felt truly at home and like I belonged to a community at Bryn Mawr. It was truly magical and memorable.