Professor of Biology Philip Meneely, who came to Haverford in 1995, has been working with the nematode worm C. elegans for more than 40 years. Most recently, his lab has studied how genes interact with each other to produce their effects.
Studying Historical "Madness"
Haverford attracts intellectually curious, independent learners who value honesty, collaboration, and above all, new ways of seeing and improving the world.
As you perform real-world research and immerse yourself in hands-on learning, you'll work side-by-side with professors who are at the top of their fields.
Our mascot—the Black Squirrel—has a genetic adaptation that gives it a bold, black coat. Join our distinctive community and stand out from the pack with your fellow Haverfordians.
Haverford Effective Altruism (HEA) is a student club inspired by the social and philosophical movement of “effective altruism,” which utilizes logic, reason, and evidence to find the best ways to give back and improve the world.