The Biochemistry Department went on a 2 day retreat on October 18th and 19th at the Wachusett Village Inn.

Congratulations also go out to the winners in the Best Poster competition. All retreat attendees voted for their favorite posters in three category. Ballots were tallied then burned in the fire pit before any ballots with hanging chads could be contested.


  • Erin Smith won in the postdoc poster category
  • Madelane Teran won in the Postqual student poster category
  • Ankur Prasad & Mike Jager (not shown) shared the prize in the prequal student/research technician category