2014 Annual Biomedical and Comparative Immunology Symposium

It is our pleasure to announce the student recipients of the awards for ‘Outstanding Scientific Poster Presentations’ and ‘Outstanding Scientific Oral Presentations’:

Poster Presentations Category:

First Place – Undergraduate (The Judges declared ties. The recipients are not listed in any particular order):

Richard Barrios
Biology/Chemistry Double Major
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jeremy Chambers, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Aneyesis D. Gonzalez
Biology Major
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jeremy Chambers, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Second Place – Undergraduate
Adrian Rodriguez
Biology/Chemistry Double Major
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jaroslava Miksovska, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

First Place – Graduate
Ketaki Deshpande
Combined M.S., Forensic Science/Ph.D., Biological Sciences
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. DeEtta Mills, Department of Biological Sciences

Second Place – Graduate
Natalie Damaso
Combined M.S., Forensic Science/Ph.D., Biological Sciences
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. DeEtta Mills, Department of Biological Sciences

Oral Presentations Category:

First Place - Undergraduate
Elizabeth Jordan
Biology Major/Chemistry Minor
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. Helen Tempest, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Second Place – Undergraduate
Liana Apolis
Biology Major
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kalai Mathee, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

First Place - Graduate
Gorak Tatke
Ph.D., Biological Sciences
FIU Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kalai Mathee, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Second Place - Graduate
Brittany Leigh
Ph.D., Marine Science (Biological Oceanography)
University of South Florida
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Larry Dishaw, Department of Pediatrics