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2017 Postdoc Research Symposium

The 2017 Postdoctoral Research Symposium was held on Wednesday, May 24th. We had 56 postdoctoral scholars from NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University, and NIEHS present posters on their research.

Our guests included industry partners, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students from across the Triangle, including Dara Wilson-Grant from UNC-Chapel Hill who served as our Keynote Speaker.

Pictures from the event are available on our Flickr Page:
2017 Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Poster Winners

Postdoctoral scholars who presented at the symposium were evaluated on a range of criteria, including research methodology, the ability to communicate their research to a wide range of audiences, and visual appeal and organization.

Three postdoctoral scholars were recognized for their outstanding poster presentations.

First Place PRS Poster Winner

First Place

Dr. Clauido Hidalgo Cantabrana (College of Sciences), “Genotyping of probiotic Bifidobacterium longum strains using CRISPR loci”.

Second Place PRS Poster Winner

Second Place

Dr. Sandeep Rana (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences), “Measuring Canopy Anomaly Influence on Golf Putt Kinematics: Does Annual Bluegrass Influence Ball Roll Behavior?”

Third Place

Dr. Jennifer Wiggen (College of Sciences), “Geoscience Videos and their Role in Supporting Student Learning in Hybrid Introductory Geoscience Courses”.

Notable Posters by College

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Dr. Alsayed Mashaheet

College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Dr. Bridget Smith

College of Natural Resources: Dr. Bhaskar Mitra

College of Engineering: Dr. Shanshan Yao

College of Sciences: Dr. Marine Baptissart

College of Textiles: Dr. Shaghayegh Arangdad

Guest Postdoc: Dr. Jui-Heng Tseng (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Poster Abstracts

A full list of poster presenters, titles, and abstracts can be found here.