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Overview and award winners from the 2017 Graduate and Postdoctoral Resarch Symposium

The 2017 Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium hosted more than 160 poster presentations from postdoctoral scholars, doctoral and master's students. This was also the second year for the 3-Minute Thesis presentations which included successful presentations from both doctoral and master's students. There were more than 40 awards across disciplines. Research experience and productivity is key to their success, building new knowledge to improve science, health, and society as well as opening new doors to students through networking opportunities. The work displayed at the symposium showcases our graduate talent and shows us why our students are so successful.

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2017 Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium Award Winners

Congratulations to this year's award winners! Prizes for the poster awards are: 1st place - $500, 2nd place - $300, 3rd place - $200.

The winners of the 3MT competition will receive the following: 1st place - $750, 2nd place - $500, People's Choice Award - $750.

BEST Business Card Competition winners

Level  Last name First name Department Award
Doctoral Student Feldmann Daniel Cancer Biology 1st Place
Doctoral Student Fountain Matthew Immunology and Microbiology 1st Place
Doctoral Student Girsch Emily Cancer Biology 1st Place
Doctoral Student Harrison Daniel Anthropology, 3MT Competition 1st Place
Master's Student Pawlitz Michael Obstetrics/Gynecology 1st Place
Doctoral Student Roostaei Javad Civil and Environmental Engineering 1st Place
Doctoral Student Rosati Rayna Cancer Biology 1st Place
Doctoral Student Roy Indrakshi Economics 1st Place
Doctoral Student Roy Joydeep Physics and Astronomy 1st Place
Master's Student Swiecki Xavier Art and Art History, 3MT Competition 1st Place
Postdoctoral Scholar Van den Heuvel Marion Merrill Palmer Institute 1st Place
Doctoral Student Wrobel Melissa Biomedical Engineering 1st Place
Doctoral Student Anand Chaitali Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Anderson Ashley Immunology and Microbiology 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Hart Christine Chemistry 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Haynes Brittany Cancer Biology 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Jog Ruta Pathology 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Kalpage Hasini Molecular Geneics and Genomics 2nd Place
Doctoral Student King-Medina Keyona Physiology 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Meyer Danielle Pharmacology 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Mooney-Leber Sean Psychology 2nd Place
Master's Student Moore Benjamin Music 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Negmeldin Ahmed Chemistry 2nd Place
Master's Student Palathanam Teena Public Health Science 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Prephan Nicholas Communication, 3MT Competition 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Ristic Gorica Pharmacology 2nd Place
Postdoctoral Scholar Saadat Nadia Nutrition and Food Science 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Thalalla Gamage Supuni Chemistry 2nd Place
Doctoral Student Albdour Maha Community Health 3rd Place
Master's Student Dhillon Karamjeet Kaur Kinesiology 3rd Place
Doctoral Student El Yaman Ahlam Economics 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Hardamon Kaili Teacher Education 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Kabbani Abir Physics and Astronomy 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Kpogo Kenneth Chemistry 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Kuiper Ben Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Li Da Chemistry 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Munkanatta Godage Dhanushka Chemistry 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Pan Jinjin Physics 3rd Place
Master's Student Rivas Miguel Nutrition and Food Science 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Rodwell Brooke Biological Science 3rd Place
Postdoctoral Scholar Sau Samaresh Pharmaceutical Science 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Shrestha Utsab Physics and Astronomy 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Stafford Jamie Molecular Medicine and Genetics 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Sweidan Wafaa Translational Neuroscience 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Tang Lingfei Psychology 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Woodcock Eric Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Zamanzad Gavidel Saeed Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 3rd Place
Doctoral Student Muthunayake Nisansala Chemistry, 3MT Competition People's Choice AWard