Graduate Research Day 2018
(photos by Leigh Smith-Vaniz)
The 32nd Annual LSUHSC Graduate Research Day was held on Friday, November 2, 2018 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 Jessica Cucinello (Physiology), Katelyn Robillard (Neuroscience), and Laura Erwin (Pharmacology).
Pictured (L to R): Dr. Diptasri Mandal (Research Committee), Dr. Angela Amedee (Associate Dean), Dr. Joseph Moerschbaecher, III (Dean), Jessica Cucinello, Katelyn Robillard, Laura Erwin, and Dr. Hamilton Farris (Research Committee).
Van Ninh (Physiology) was selected as the winner of the 10 minute oral presentations.
Pictured (L to R): Dr. Diptasri Mandal, Dr. Angela Amedee, Dr. Joseph Moerschbaecher, III, Van Ninh, and Dr. Hamilton Farris.
The winners of the 3MT oral presentations were Dr. Rebecca Buckley (Biochemistry), Whitney Walkowski (Anatomy), and Diana Battaglia (Microbiology).
Pictured (L to R): Dr. Diptasri Mandal, Dr. Angela Amedee, Dr. Joseph Moerschbaecher, III, Dr. Rebecca Buckley, Whitney Walkowski, Diana Battaglia, and Dr. Hamilton Farris.
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 in honor of the beloved Jack D. Hines, III, former Director of the School of Graduate Studies.
This year's recipient of the Chancellor's Award is Dr. Allyson Schreiber (Physiology).
Pictured (L to R): Dr. Angela Amedee, Dr. Nicholas Gilpin (Dr. Schreiber's mentor), Dr. Allyson Schreiber, and Dr. Joseph Moerschbaecher, III.
This year's recipient of the Jack Hines Award is Dr. Hamilton Farris.
Pictured (L to R) are Carmel Hines (Jack Hines' Mother), Dr. Hamilton Farris, and Dr. Joseph Moerschbaecher, III.
Past winners of the Jack Hines Award are: Dr. Jamie Becnel (2012), Dr. Fern Tsien (2013), Dr. Kathleen McDonough (2014), Dr. Sonia Gasparini (2015), Dr. Andrew Hollenbach (2016), and Dr. Diptasri Mandal (2017).