Congratulations to the 2016 Postdoctoral Research Symposium Winners

Oral Presentation Awards:

Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Best Oral Presentation: Janine Oostenbroek (Psychology)
 “Comprehensive longitudinal study challenges the existence of neonatal imitation in humans”

Physical Sciences and Engineering Best Oral Presentation: Dong Zhang (Astronomy)
“Galactic Winds Driven by Supernovae and Radiation Pressure”

Life Sciences Best Oral Presentation: Kathleen Krol (Psychology)
“Epigenetic modification of the oxytocin receptor gene predicts infant brain responses to fear” 


Poster Presentation Awards:

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences:

First Place Poster: Amanda Nguyen (Curry School of Education)
“Peer victimization and psychosocial adjustment in four LMIC: A latent class analysis”

Second Place Poster: Hector Alcala (Public Health Sciences)
“Adverse Childhood Experiences and Cancer Screening Among Women”

Audience Choice Poster: Amanda Nguyen


Physical Sciences and Engineering:

First Place Poster: Shreyashi Chakdar (Physics)
“The search for ‘mirror’ quarks with distinguished signatures at the 13 TeV LHC” 

Second Place Poster: Benjamin Lobo (Systems and Information Engineering)
“A decision support tool for the Army fuel planner”

Audience Choice Poster: Shreyashi Chakdar


Life Sciences:

First Place Poster: Anthony Filiano (Neuroscience)
“Unexpected role of interferon-gamma in regulating neuronal connectivity and social behavior”

Second Place Poster: Dustin Cobb (Carter Immunology Center)
“Liver exosomes promote T follicular regulatory cells during HCV infection”

Audience Choice Poster: Kallesh Danappa Jayappa (Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology)
“Agonists in the In Vivo Macroenvironment Generate Phenotypic Resistance to BTK/Bcl-2 Targeted Therapies in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Mantle Cell Lymphoma”