Biology Students Win Big at GW Research Days!

April 06, 2017
Congratulations to the following GW Research Days winners!
Undergraduate Presenters
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology:
1st: Karly Cohen, Biology Major, Harlan Scholar
"Strange from the start: Ontogeny of the filtering mechanism in Silver Carp"
Molecular and Cellular Biology-Group A:
1st: Kristin Mounts, Biology Major
"Conservation of developmental diapause in Heterorhabditis bacteriophora, Ancylostoma caninum, and Caenorhabditis elegans"
2nd: Paul Zdinak, Biology Major
"IFITM1 targets HIV-1 latently infected cells for antibody-dependent cytolysis"
Molecular and Cellular Biology-Group B:
1st: Brandon Ritchie, Biology Major
"In vivo bioluminescence imaging reveals a pre-hypertensive surge in nuclear-factor-K-B activity in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus during diet-induced obesity"
2nd: Kathryn Cavanna, Biology Major
"The Role of Proteasome in Human Amylin Turnover in Pancreatic ß-Cells"
Graduate Presenters
Chemistry and Biological Sciences:
2nd: Amulya Yaparla, Doctoral Student, Grayfer Lab
"Differentiation-Dependent Antiviral Capacities of Amphibian (Xenopus Laevis) Macrophages"