Ciaran Fitzpatrick, B.S.


Mr. Fitzpatrick recently graduated with Honors from Eckerd College, where he received a B.S. in Biology, as well as a second major in International Relations & Global Affairs. At Eckerd, he was a Ford Apprentice Scholar, and investigated the efficacy of intercropping in agriculture. He also worked as a cell biology research assistant, studying C. elegans as model genetic organisms for Parkinson’s disease. In the Summer of 2018, he completed an internship with Heart to Heart International, an organization that provides health access, humanitarian development, and crisis relief locally and abroad. He hopes to become a biological researcher, using scientific communication to bridge the gap between research and policy. He takes special interest in the fields of food security and sustainability, global health, climate change, ecology, biodiversity, and genomics.