Thursday, August 21, 2008

Research Day

A list of the student winners:

Graduate students selected for oral presentations:

Ashley Harmon Mentor: Chambers
Ashley Harris Mentor: Varela-Stokes
Syamesh Kumar Mentor: Burgess
Dusan Kunec Mentor: Burgess

The winner of the $1000 travel award was Syamesh Kumar.

Veterinary student winners:

First Claire Fellman Mentor: Mackin
Second Courtney Bruner Mentors: Lunsford and Mackin
Third Leslie Koenig Mentor: Memili

Keynote speaker for Research Day, Dr. Richard Witter (right), talks with Dr. Erdogan Memili during a break. Dr. Witter developed the first vaccine for Marek's disease, which is a virus infection of chickens that leads to development of lymphoma.