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2016 Research Retreat Award Winners

(From the December 2016 issue of Research Now)

Thank you to everyone that attended the 2016 Research Retreat. It was an amazing day of science and discovery. Congratulations to all of our outstanding oral presenters, as well as our poster session participants. Below are the award winners for 2016.

Winners of the Committee’s Choice Oral Presentation Awards:

  • Stephanie LaHaye, Garg Lab, Center for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research
  • Juan De Dios Ruiz-Rosado, Partida-Sanchez Lab, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis

Poster Presentation Awards:

Category: Postdoctoral Fellow

  • 1st Place: Erik Zmuda, Biospecimen Core Resource
  • Merit Award: Shibi Likhite, Kaspar Lab, Center for Gene Therapy
  • Merit Award: Federica Rinaldi, Kaspar Lab, Center for Gene Therapy

Category: Clinical Fellow

  • 1st Place: Jacob Olson, Besner Lab, Center for Perinatal Research
  • Merit Award: Amanda Jacobson, Hematology, Oncology & BMT
  • Merit Award: Ashish Nagpal, Critical Care

Category: Graduate/Medical Student

  • 1st Place: Carlee Giesige, Harper Lab, Center for Gene Therapy
  • Merit Award: Samantha Ohmer, Honegger Lab, Center for Vaccines and Immunity
  • Merit Award (tie): Dan Comiskey, Chandler Lab, Center for Childhood Cancer / Eric Pozsgai, Rodino-Klapac Lab, Center for Gene Therapy

Category: Research Staff

  • 1st Place: Jennifer Foltz, Lee Lab, Center for Childhood Cancer
  • 1st Merit Award (tie): Stephen Toone, Bakaletz Lab, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis / Jing Yang, Research Information Solutions and Innovation (RISI)
  • 2nd Merit Award (tie): Beth Baker, Edwards Lab, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis / Patricia McCallinhart, Trask Lab, Center for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research

Category: Undergraduate/High School Student

  • 1st Place: Akanksha Malhotra, Stewart Lab, Batelle Center for Mathematical Medicine
  • Merit Award:  Robert Konstan, Kopp Lab, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis

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