Making An Impact
HAILEY GAHLON Ph.D ’03 – Postdoctoral Associate
Hailey Gahlon, Ridgewater Class of ’03, is a postdoctoral associate at ETH Zurich, in Zurich Switzerland, where she is working with cancer-related research.
“I am glad I attended Ridgewater College, it gave me the opportunity to take classes and explore what interested me so I could decide what direction I wanted to pursue for a career.” - Hailey
At Ridgewater: 2001 – 2003 – AA degree in General Business Studies
Hailey attended Ridgewater immediately after graduating from high school. Unsure, of what direction to pursue for a career, Ridgewater helped her transition from high school to a four – Year University.
“The best thing about attending Ridgewater, was taking the biology class that made me realize how much I like science. This was the turning point for me that launched my career as a scientist.” – Hailey
2013 to current – Postdoctoral associate at ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland – doing cancer related research
2010 to 2013 – ETH Zurich – Obtained a Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Chemical Biology
2007 to 2009 – University of Minnesota – Obtained a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Chemistry
2003 to 2007 – St. Cloud State University – Obtained a double major in Biomedical Science (B.S.) and Biochemistry (B.S.)