WORCESTER, Mass. — Anne Guadalupi of Augusta was one of 38 students selected to present an original academic research project at Assumption University’s 27th annual Undergraduate Symposium, held virtually April 19.

Guadalupi, a member of the class of 2021, presented “The History and Pathogenicity of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).” She was part of a group of four students who presented their findings related to the general history and pathogenicity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, is a gram-positive bacterium resistant to lactam antibiotics, including penicillin and methicillin.

The university’s annual undergraduate symposium showcases the academic research and scholarly achievements of Assumption students working in collaboration with dedicated faculty mentors. The symposium provides the campus community with the opportunity to gain a greater appreciation of, and applaud the individual and collective accomplishments of, the University’s faculty and students.


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