RBC Fellows Annual Symposium

2024 Come together and be empowered!

Deadline for posters: Closed

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Event:

Agenda:

11:30 am – 12:30 pm (Lunch)
12:00 pm – 1:45 pm (Poster Session)
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm (Break)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Oral Session)

SUBMISSION & QUESTIONS

Questions regarding the event can be addressed by Francisca Burnley.

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RBC Fellows Symposium

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24 undergraduate Fellows present research at first RBC symposium…

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Last Year’s Winners

ORAL PRESENTATION WINNERS

1st Place, $100 – Wei Yang, Ph.D. Candidate, Mentor: Dr. Jin Xie
Calcium Carbonate based Nanoparticles to Activate T Cells for Anti-tumor Immunotherapy

2nd Place, $75 – Kendall Clay, Ph.D. Candidate, Mentor: Dr. Rachel Roberts-Galbraith
Genetic Regulation of Dopaminergic Neurons in the Planarian Nervous System

3rd Place, $50 – Kanupriya Daga, Ph.D. Candidate, Mentor: Dr. Ross Marklein
Development of a microglia morphology assay to assess the therapeutic potential of MSC-EVs

GRADUATE STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATION WINNERS

1st Place, $75 – Nathan Gonsalves, Ph.D. Student, Mentor: Dr. Lohitash Karumbaiah
Inflammation-induced extracellular matrix disruption and blood-brain barrier breakdown after severe traumatic brain injury

2nd Place, $50 – Jessica McAlpine, Ph.D. Student, Mentor: Dr. Nadja Zeltner
A Protocol for the Directed Differentiation of Adrenocortical Cells

3rd Place, $25 – Shanmathi Ramasubramanian, Ph.D. Student, Mentor: Dr. Lohitash Karumbaiah
Determining the Effects of Glycan Biosynthesis Inhibition on Glioblastoma Progression

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATION WINNERS

1st Place, $75 – Charlize Sachi Nakatsu, Senior Undergraduate, Mentor: Dr. Frank West
Assessment of Changes in Cognition and Motor Function in Response to a Proprietary Neuroprotective Agent in a Piglet Model of Traumatic Brain Injury

2nd Place, $50 – Kristy Trung, Junior Undergraduate, Mentor: Dr. Frank West
Analysis of hemisphere volumetrics, cerebral blood flow, and white matter integrity in response to a proprietary neuroprotective agent in a piglet model of traumatic brain injury

3rd Place, $25 – Ayoub Abubaker, Junior Undergraduate, Mentor: Dr. Jarrod Call
Evaluating the physiological effects of high-intensity interval training on skeletal muscle function in healthy, wildtype mice