Jaclyn Soulas

Undergraduate Honors Student, University of Delaware

Departments of Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Minor in Medical Humanities

Jaclyn Soulas is a Pre-Veterinary Medicine major at the University of Delaware and uses transgenic mice to study the effect of skeletal-muscle specific deletion of Fibroblast growth factor 9 on bone shape and muscle innervation. She has been an undergraduate scholar in the Killian Lab since Fall 2017 and will be graduating with Honors in Spring 2020. Upon graduation from UD, Jaclyn plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania to pursue a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (VMD) in Fall 2020.

Jaclyn is a Delaware Innovation Fellow (Horn Entrepreneurship) and a Student Alumni Ambassador (Department of Alumni Relations) at UD. She is a leader in her professional sorority (Sigma Alpha) and received the Sigma Alpha Endowment Scholarship in 2018. She received the Delaware Space Grant Consortium Internship to pursue research during the summers after her sophomore and junior years. She also volunteers as a kennel technician and veterinary assistant and at a therapeutic horseback riding center for individuals with special needs.