2019 Russek Day Awards

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April 23rd, 2019

On April 26th, we celebrated Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day 2019, and the Russek Award Nominating Committee and the Russek Executive Committee announced the winner of this year’s Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics award! We want to start by thanking the nominating committee for their efforts, and we especially want to thank all of the applicants and presenters for their contributions.

Genetics and Genomics Program

1st Prize– Stefanie Chan;  Dr. Perissi’s Lab

Stefanie Chan is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Program for Genetics and Genomics and was selected for her 1st place prize at the Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day 2019 with her research on “The Role of GPS2 in the PI3K/AKT Pathway in Breast Cancer.”

The Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics is proud to recognize Stefanie for being a 2019 Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day first prize award recipient.

Congratulations, Stefanie, and our additional students who presented posters, Gian (poster #62) and Jiayi (poster #15)!

Russek Day 2019 Posters!

 

GPGG student Gian Sepulveda presenting his research at Russek Day 2019

 

GPGG Student, Stefanie Chan, with Dr. Shelly Russek

 

Guest Speaker, Dr. Xiowei Zhuang, an HHMI Investigator from Harvard presented “Illuminating Biology at the Nanoscale and Systems Scale by Imaging”

 

Stefanie Chan presenting her research that won a 1st place prize for the Graduate Program in Genetics & Genomics at Russek Day 2019!