Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Annual student symposium

The annual student symposium took place on June 20, 2014.  I was unable to attend but am told that it was very successful.  There were 37 student presentations and 6 individuals were selected for recognition.  The awardees and the titles of their presentations are listed below. 

T. Roy Fukuto Outstanding Student Presentation
Pengcheng Wang, “In vivo Replication Studies of O 2-alkyl Thymidine Adducts”
Honorable mention
Shuo Liu, “LC-MS/MS for the Detection of β-Glucosyl-hydroxymethyluracil (Base J) in Genomic DNA of Trypanosoma brucei
Honorable mention
Nicole Sparks, “Tobacco Induces ROS Accumulation and Osteogenic Dysfunction”
Honorable mention
Samuel Hinman, “Rational Design of Metallic Nanomaterials for Surface-Enhanced Biological Assays“
Best presentation by a 1st year student
Lauren Walker, “Embryonic Stem Cell Test Revised: Use of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Test for Cardiac Developmental Toxicity”
Best presentation by a 1st year student
Kennedy Vu, “Real-time Ambient Aerosol Composition and Extinction Measurements in Mira Loma, California”
My thanks to Dawn Loyola who sent the following pictures from the event. 

 The award winners with Drs. Wang, zur Nieden and Gill in the back.

Program Director Yinsheng Wang and former Director Sarjeet Gill


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