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Two biology PhD students win best poster awards at national conferences

June 21, 2016

Maria Jones

Maria Jones

Maria Jones won the Best Poster Award at the Gordon Research Conference on Intermediate Filaments in Stowe, Vermont, for her poster titled, “Deciphering the role of the highly conserved amino subdomain of the tail domain of neurofilament medium.”

Jones is carrying out her doctoral research on the genetic regulation of axonal diameter in the lab of Dr. Michael Garcia and is supported by the Life Sciences Fellowship program.


Laura Arnold

Laura Arnold

Laura Arnold won the Best Poster Award at the Frontiers in Myogenesis meeting in Pacific Grove, California, for her poster titled, “Are there intrinsic differences between satellite cells on fast or slow myofibers?”

Arnold is carrying out her doctoral research on slow muscle fiber repair in the lab of Dr. D Cornelison.

 

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