Best undergraduate presentation at the Allegheny-Erie Society of Toxicology Fall 2020 Virtual Conference

Congratulations to Kallie Schafner, a Chemistry sophomore and member of the Nurkiewicz research program. Kallie won the best undergraduate presentation at the Allegheny-Erie Society of Toxicology Fall 2020 Virtual Conference for her presentation: “Vaping Inhalation Consequences on Placental and Pup Weight to Determine the Health Effects of Exposure in Maternal Gestation”.

She will now compete on the national level for the RC4 Undergraduate Merit Award. Well done Kallie!

https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/physiology-and-pharmacology/congratulations-to-kallie-schafner/

Fall 2020 Research Symposium Winners Oral presentation – Science & Technology

Kelcie Britton, major in Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 2020 Beckman scholar

Mentor: Daniel Panaccione

Research Title: Functional and Genetic Analysis of Esterase Genes Involved in Synthesis of Ergot Alkaloids

Fall 2020 Research Symposium Winners Poster presentation – Health Sciences

Raafay Uqaily, major in Biomedical Engineering, RAP participant

Mentor: Naveena Yanamala

Research Title: High-Risk Burden Predictors of One Year Mortality Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Fall 2020 Research Symposium Winners Poster presentation – Health Sciences Runner Up

Autumn Rogers (Shady Spring, WV), major in Immunology and Medical Microbiology, RAP participant

Mentor: Timothy Eubank & Duaa Dakhlallah

Research Title: Analysis of Circulating microRNAs Targeting DNA Methyltransferases as a Predictor for Treatment Outcome

Fall 2020 Research Symposium Winners Poster presentation—Behavioral & Social Sciences

Sabrina Siegan, major in Immunology and Medical Microbiology, RAP participant

Mentor: Shari Steinman

Research Title: Childhood Frequency of Church Attendance Effects on Adulthood Scrupulosity Scores

Fall 2020 Research Symposium Winners Poster presentation – Physical Sciences & Engineering

Melina McCabe (Wheeling, WV), major in Biomedical Engineering, RAP participant

Mentor: Jessica Allen

Research Title: Differences in Stepping Characteristics During the TUG Test with Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease

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