Monday, June 27, 2016

Annual Student Symposium 2016

On Wednesday and Thursday June 22-23, the Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program held its annual student symposium at the UCR Botanical Gardens.  It was an impressive event with 43 very good presentations - 7 from new students, 33 from continuing students and 3 from NIEHS predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees. The award winners this year were:  Ming Huang who won the Fukuto award; Nicole Williams, Lauren Walker and Yichong Fan were recognized as honorable mentions.  Sarah Vliet and Gwendolyn Gonzalez were selected for the best 1st year student presentations and Nicole Sparks was recognized with the students choice award.  Jason Cheng was selected for the outstanding mentor award.  Below are pictures from the event.

 Director Yinsheng Wang with the award winners Ming, Lichong, Nicole, Gwendolyn, Sarah and Lauren

Nicole Sparks receiving the Student's Choice award

Jason Cheng's students receiving the Outstanding Faculty Award on his behalf

The first year students

Our student affairs officer, Dawn Loyola, receiving a thank you gift from the students

 The symposium planning commitee

The program with the student-designed cover

 A group shot of most of those attending the symposium

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