Medical Guild Awards- Thursday at 2- CGRC
Please join us for the 42nd annual Medical Guild-sponsored graduate student research competition and award ceremony.
Friday, April 7, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, Room 101
The order of presenters is as follows (alphabetical):
Amani Harrandah (Cancer Biology)
Mentor: Edward Chan, Ph.D.
“Developing Strategies in Tracking Early Oral Cancer Progression “
Brittney Newby (Immunology & Microbiology)
Mentor: Clayton Mathews, Ph.D.
“Type 1 Interferons Promote Auto-reactive CD8+ T Cell Cytotoxicity in the Islet Microenvironment of Type 1 Diabetes”
Rosha Poudyal (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)
Mentor: Michael Kladde, Ph.D.
“The Epigenomes of Latent and Lytic Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus”
Sruti Rayaprolu (Neuroscience)
Mentor: Jada Lewis, Ph.D.
“Two diseases, one gene? The role of ATP13A2 in Parkinson’s disease and Lysosomal Storage Diseases”
Allyson Shea (Molecular Cell Biology)
Mentor: Yehia Daaka, Ph.D.
“It Takes Two: The Host-Pathogen Relationship in Urinary Tract Infection”
James Thomas (Genetics)
Mentor: Maurice Swanson, Ph.D.
“Disrupted RNA Processing and Myogenesis in Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy”
Miguel Zarate (Physiology and Pharmacology)
Mentor: Charles Wood, Ph.D.
“Hypoxia-induced Bacterial Invasion of the Fetal Brian and Placenta”