SHP Honors swept the health sciences category no. two at the Fifth Annual UAB Expo: An Exposition of Undergraduate Scholarships on April 20, 2012. Out of the 126 presentations, SHP had 15 students’ present posters of their research.
Placing first was Miriam Van Dyke, a Nuclear Medicine Technology student, on “Survey of Radiological Emergency Preparedness: Nuclear Medicine Technologists (SREP: NMT).”
Emma Johnson, a Respiratory Therapy student, placed second with “Infectivity of M. Tuberculosis Genes mce 4C and D in Latent Tuberculosis.”
In third place was Ashley Glaze, also a Respiratory Therapy student, on “Mce4 A and B Mediate Mycobacterium Survival in Latent Tuberculosis.”
Honorable Mention was tied with Steven Milligan, a Medical Technology student, on “PEGylation Potentiates the Effect of GHK on Fibroblast Proliferation” and Holly Thrasher, also a Medical Technology student, on "Covalent Modifications of Melphalan on Neuroblastoma Cell Migration."