The audience and a panel of judges voted on the presentations.
Winning presentations in 2019 were:
1st place, Patricia Garay (Neuroscience PhD Program, Iwase Lab)
Title: Synaptic Scaling in a Model of Smith-Magenis Syndrome
2nd place, Amanda Schaefer (MS in Genetic Counseling Program)
Title: The Challenges of Wearing Two Hats: Genetic Counselors Working as Clinicians and Researchers
3rd place and Audience’s Choice , Xianing Zheng (Human Genetics PhD Program, Li Lab and Hammoud Lab)
Title: Yummy! Customizable Recipe in Single Cell Computational Analysis.
Honorable mention was given to:
Megan Trotter (Human Genetics PhD Program, Kalantry Lab)
Title: The Mother Did It: Maternal Control of Imprinted X-inactivation
John Lloyd (Postdoctoral Fellow, Li Lab)
Title: Disrupting drug-induced transcriptional rewiring in triple-negative breast cancer
Everyone’s work in human genetics involves various sequencing technologies, so in addition to a small cash prize, winners received children’s books on sequencing!
Congratulations to all presenters and prize winners!
Research Investigator / Organizer
Seminar and Events Committee