Graduate Research Day 2016
(photos by Betsy Giaimo & Leigh Smith-Vaniz)
The 30th Annual LSUHSC Graduate Research Day was held on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Downtown Campus. Graduate students participated in poster presentations, 10 minute oral presentations, and 3MT oral presentations.
The winners of the poster presentations were Ayesha Umrigar (Genetics), Vince Maffei (Microbiology), and David Polhemus (Pharmacology).
Elia El Hajj (Physiology) was selected as the winner of the 10 minute oral presentations.
The winners of the 3MT oral presentations were John Maxi (Physiology), Katelyn Robillard (Neuroscience), and Van Ninh (Physiology).
Russell Amato was chosen as the winner of the postdoctoral award.
The School of Graduate Studies also announces the Chancellor's Award and Jack Hines Memorial Award during Graduate Research Day each year. The Chancellor's Award is given to a recently graduated student who exemplified academic excellence and related research accomplishments. The Jack Hines Award is given to a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the School of Graduate Studies. This year's recipients of the Chancellor's Award and Jack Hines Award respectively are Drs. Jessica Richard and Andrew Hollenbach.