Researchfest 2014

Senior Awards Dinner Researchfest

2014 Award Winners

Talk Winners 2014

Oral Presentations

William E. McEwen Fellowship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Scott Eron (Hardy Group), "Death of a Cellsman: The Business of Apoptosis"

Dr. Paul Hatheway Terry Graduate Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Cornelius Taabazuing (Knapp Group), "Gas Binding and Substrate Triggering in an αKG-Dependent Oxygenase"

Marvin D. Rausch Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Tim Gehan (Lahti & Venkataraman Groups), "From Molecular to Meso Scale: Establishing Structural Control in Organic Photovoltaics"

Marvin D. Rausch Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Amanda Hussey (Chambers Group), "Development of an Activity-Dependent Polyamine Based Probe for the Detection of Calcium-Permeable AMPA Receptors"


Poster Presentations

Gilead Award 2014

Gilead Sciences and Uche Anyanwu Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation

  • Gulen Yesilbag (Rotello Group), "Allosterically-Controlled Bioorthogonal Catalysis in Cells using Nanoparticle-Embedded Transition Metal Catalysts"

Poster Winners 2014

3M Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation

  • Bay Serrano (Hardy Group), "Phosphorylation Controls Caspase-9 Through Diverse Mechanisms"

William E. McEwen Fellowship Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation

  • Muhammed Ashraf (Metz Group), "Vibrational Spectroscopy of Complexes of Copper and Silver Cations with Methane"
  • Libbie Haglin (Thompson Group), "Novel Approach to Measure Orientation Constraints in Membrane Protein Complexes by Solid-State NMR"
  • Ying Jiang (Rotello Group), "Direct Cytosolic Delivery of siRNA Using Nanoparticle-Stabilized Nanocapsules"
  • Alyssa Marsico (Vachet Group), "Inkjet Printed Gold Nanoparticle Surfaces for the Detection of Biomolecules by Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry"
  • Kevin Dagbay (Hardy Group), "Probing Caspase-6 Domain Architecture Reveals Mechanisms for Regulation"
  • Mahalia Serrano (Vachet Group), "Detecting Peptide and Protein Biomarkers in Serum using Polymeric Reverse Micelles and MALDI-MS Analysis"
  • Keith Lehuta (Kittilstved Group), "Synthesis of Distorted Chromium Doped Strontium Titanate"
  • Rubul Mout (RotelloGroup), "Environmentally Responsive Histidine–Carboxylate Zipper Formation Between Proteins and Nanoparticles"


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