# User:James P. McDonald

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- | # 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. | + | #What is your favorite aspect of biology and why? |

- | # 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. | + | #*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. |

+ | #What is your favorite aspect of mathematics and why? | ||

+ | #*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. | ||

+ | #Do you have any worries or concerns about this class at this point? | ||

+ | #*I am a little concerned that I have not taken a math class, calculus 2, in three years. Therefore I may not be familiar with the math concepts in the class. | ||

+ | #Is there anything else you would like the instructors to know? | ||

+ | #*I do not think so. | ||

==Research== | ==Research== |

## Revision as of 00:49, 22 January 2013

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## About Me

- James P. McDonald
- Email me through OpenWetWare

## 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

- What is your favorite aspect of biology and why?
- 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.

- What is your favorite aspect of mathematics and why?
- 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.

- Do you have any worries or concerns about this class at this point?
- I am a little concerned that I have not taken a math class, calculus 2, in three years. Therefore I may not be familiar with the math concepts in the class.

- Is there anything else you would like the instructors to know?
- I do not think so.

## 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

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:**James P. McDonald**16:50, 21 January 2013 (EST)