2020 Award Winners

Most Outstanding Interdisciplinary Project Award

2020 Award Winner and Honorable Mentions

 

Samarth Mathur, a graduate student in the Computational Life Sciences program, was awarded the Most Outstanding Interdisciplinary Project Award for his project, and gave a keynote address entitled: “Using evolutionary genomics for wildlife conservation: The case for the Montezuma Quail​."

 

Robert Bergia, a graduate student in the Gerontology program, was awarded an Honorable Mention for his project entitled: “Cardiometabolic Health-Promoting Effects of Low- and High-Glycemic Mediterranean-Style Eating Patterns: The MedGI-Carb Randomized Controlled Trial​."

 

Sayan Dutta, a graduate student in the Life Sciences (PULSe) program, was awarded an Honorable Mention for his project entitled: “Inhibition of alpha-synuclein aggregation and prion-like propagation as intervention strategies to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease​."

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we were unable to hold our 2020 Spring Reception event in person.  Instead, we held a live Zoom presentation to recognize our award winners and host our keynote address.  Below is a recording of Samarth Mathur's keynote presentation entitled "Using evolutionary genomics for wildlife conservation: The case for the Montezuma Quail​."

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