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Graduate Research Forum

 March 19-20, 2015: Annual Biomedical Graduate Research Forum

The Annual Biomedical Science Graduate Research Forum was held on March 19-20, 2015.  This event is organized by the Council of Biomedical Graduate Students of the UT Health Science Campus and provides an opportunity for health science students to present their work to fellow students and faculty.  Both oral and poster presentations were included with 13 oral presentations and 21 posters.  UT faculty and post-docs carried out the initial round of judging.  From the CVMD track, Latrice Faulkner, Mengjie Wang and Xi Cheng gave oral presentations and Prince Tuffour Ampem presented a poster.  Winners in the poster competition were first place Brian Youseff (IIT track, Travis Taylor, PhD advisor), second place Heather Brown (Bioinformatics, Preoteomics and Genomics  track, Travis Taylor, PhD  advisor) and third place Ila Datar (Cancer Biology track, Kam Yeung, Ph.D. advisor).  Winners of the oral sessions were first place Kari Lavik, (Cancer Biology track, Kate Eisenmann, Ph.D. advisor) and second place Adaeze Izuogu (IIT track, Travis Taylor, Ph.D. advisor).  Congratulations to all the winners and participants.  The judges of the final group were keynote speaker Dr. Keith Flaherty, Associate Prof. Dept. of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Dr. Kandace Williams (Associate Dean for COMLS Graduate programs).

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Poster Session: Prajakta Bhatkhande (College of Pharmacy) presents her poster to Drs. Dave Dignam and Viviana Ferreira
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Prince Tuffour Ampem (Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (CVMD) track)
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Brian Youseff (Infection, Immunity, and Transplantation (IIT) track, 1st Place Winner) describes his work to judge Dr. Eddie Sanchez
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Nneka Mbah (CAB) describes her work to Drs. Eddie Sanchez and Sudhir Jain
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Heather Brown (BPG) was awarded 2nd place for her poster
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Heather Brown (BPG program) discusses her winning work with Franz Patrick Corrales, Diego Morales and Ila Datar
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Ila Datar (CAB) with her poster
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 John Imberry (NND) presents his poster to Drs. Viviana Ferreira and Dave Dignam
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Eric Starr (NND) with his poster
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Qasim Alhadidi and Hashem Alsaab (College of Pharmacy) 
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Prajakta Bhatkhande (College of Pharmacy) presents her poster to Drs. Viviana Ferreira and Dave Dignam
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Latrice Faulkner (CVMD) and Nneka Mbah (CAB)
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Xiaoming Fan (CVMD) , Xiaolu Zhang (CB) and Yun Liu (IIT)
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 Judges at work Drs. Xin Wang and Rande Worth
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CVMD students Xiaoming Fan and Mariam Alakrawi
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Brian Youseff (Infection, Immunity, and Transplantation (IIT) track, 1st Place Winner) describes his work to judge Dr. Thea Sawicki
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Shengnan Du (CAB) with her poster
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Nneka Mbah (CB) discusses her work with Dr. Jean Overmeyer
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 Zehui Li, Nneka Mbah and Archit Trivedi
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Eric Starr (NND) discusses his work with Drs. Bob Trumbly and Mark Wooten
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Pallabita Chowdhurry (College of Pharmacy) with her poster
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Amanda Blaker, Carmen Mitchell and John Imberry
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Dr. Eddie Sanchez - a judge at work
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Qasim Alhadidi (College of Pharmacy) and Dulat Bekbolsynov (IIT)
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Franz Corrales and Archit Trivedi (CB)
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Prabhat Dube  (CVMD) with Dr. Jean Overmeyer
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Yvette Unoarumhi (IIT) and Tupa Basuroy
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Dr. Sudhir Jain - another judge at work
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Jennifer Ohtola, President Council of Biomedical Graduate Students
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Megan Bickford, Cara DeAngelis, Jennifer Ohtola, Anita Iyer and Prabhat Dube 
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Qasim Alhadidi (College of Pharmacy) with his poster 
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 Dr. Xin Wang, judge at work
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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