Friday, April 27, 2007

Nillos and Rempel Win Awards at Local SETAC Meeting

Mae Nillos was selected for the best student poster presentation, and Mary Ann Rempel won best student platform presentation at the recent meeting of the Southern California SETAC chapter. The conference was held on April 9-10 at Lake Arrowhead. Mae and Mary Ann beat out students from UCLA, UC Berkeley, Cal State Long Beach, and Loyola Marymount for the awards. Mae's poster was titled "Investigation of the enantioselective endocrine disruption effects of synthetic pyrethroids." Mary Ann's talk was titled "Uptake of estradiol from sediment by hornyhead turbot (Pleurnichthys verticalis) and effects on oxidative DNA damage in male gonads."

Congratulations to both Mae and Mary Ann for their excellent work.

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