Graduate Student Research Days 2006
WINNERS
Session 1 – Arts and Humanities

1st Place
Stacey M.  Taylor
Art History

2nd Place
Valerie R. Miller
English

3rd Place
Ryan Sheets
English

Session 2 – Life Sciences

1st Place
Rebecca B. Smith
Genetics

2nd Place
William S. Brooks
Cell Biology

3rd Place
Jessy Deshane
Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Session 3 – Social & Behavioral Sciences and Public Health

1st Place
Jennifer D. Jones
Medical/Clinical Psychology

2nd Place
Sarah M. Viamonte
Health Care Organization and Policy

3rd Place
Caroline O. Robinson
Medical Sociology

Session 4 – Life Sciences

1st Place
Sun Jung Lee
Cell Biology

2nd Place
Claudia Campo
Neurobiology

3rd Place
Paramita Mookherjee
Cell Biology

Session 5 – Life Sciences

1st Place
Kevin Nash
Pathology

2nd Place
Jesse M. Hunter
Cell Biology

3rd Place
Xue Zhang
Environmental Health Sciences

Session 6 – Mathematics and Computer & Information Sciences

1st Place
Robert Tairas
Computer & Information Sciences

2nd Place
Matthew Curry
Computer & Information Sciences

3rd Place
Faizan Javed
Computer & Information Sciences

Session 7 – Physical Science and Engineering

1st Place
Rajiv Menon
Biomedical Engineering

2nd Place
Michael R. Hill
Biomedical Engineering

3rd Place
Pavan Chintalapati
Materials Engineering

Session 8 – Mathematics and Computer & Information Sciences

1st Place
Chun Wei
Computer & Information Sciences

2nd Place
Enis Afgan
Computer & Information Sciences

3rd Place
James Hartley
Computer & Information Sciences

Session 9 – Life Sciences

1st Place
Melissa Talbert
Pathology

2nd Place
Matthew M. Hewitt
Cellular and Molecular Physiology

3rd Place
T. Scott Isbell
Pathology

Session 10 – Physical Science and Engineering

1st Place
Thanh Huyn
Biomedical Engineering

2nd Place
Zuoping Li
Biomedical Engineering

3rd Place
Amol Vaidya
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Session 11 – Life Sciences

1st Place
Gin C. Chuang
Pathology

2nd Place
Melissa Swiecki
Microbiology

3rd Place
Matthew L. Jones
Cell Biology

Session 12 – Life Sciences

1st Place
Rebecca Fazio Goldstein
Cell Biology

2nd Place
Mariya T. Sweetwyne
Cell Biology

3rd Place
Tamara Milakovic
Cell Biology

Session 13 – Social & Behavioral Sciences and Public Health

1st Place
Luke Stoeckel
Medical/Clinical Psychology

2nd Place
Ozioma Okonkwo
Medical/Clinical Psychology

3rd Place
Wiparat Sangsuwan
Nursing

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