Graduate Students Awards Presented at Research Symposium
By Dustin Johnston |
The 16th Annual Pathology Research Symposium was held this November and featured Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics and CEO of Strata Oncology, Dan Rhodes, PhD, as the keynote speaker. Other notable presentations were given by Richard A. Miller, MD, PhD, Kathleen Cho, MD, Nisha D’Silva, PhD, and Gregory Dressler, PhD.
This all-day event included multiple research presentations from graduate students, a career panel, as well as a poster session. At its conclusion, awards were presented for the Best Poster, Best Talk, and Outstanding Research.
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! This year’s winners were:
From Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska Lab
Targeting epigenetic modifiers as selective therapy for cancer
From Richard Miller Lab
Improved Mitochondrial Stress Response in Long-lived Snell Dwarf Mice
Best Oral Presentation
From Scott Tomlins Lab
TPRKB dependency in p53-deficient cancers
From Andrew Muntean Lab
Novel Protein Interactions Provide Insight into the Regulation of the Polymerase Associated Factor Complex in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Recipient for Outstanding Research, James Ropa, explaining information from his poster abstract.
Recipient for Best Oral Presentation, Kelly VanDenBerg, speaking about TPPKB dependency in p53-deficient cancers.
One of the recipients for Best Poster, Sierrah Grigsby, speaking with attendees in regards her topic Targeting epigenetic modifiers as selective therapy for cancer.
Group shot of our PhD students with this year’s winners Sierrah Grigsby, Ulas Ozkurede, Kelly VanDenBerg, and James Ropa accompanied by Dr. Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska.