2012 MQP Awards & Barbeque May 4th, 2012

The MQP Awards will be presented at the Senior Barbeque on May 4, 2012 at the Higgins House.

Project Presentation Day 2012

Photos of Project Presentation Day on April 19th, 2012 Link

Congratulations to all who participated in the Biology & Biotechnology Major Qualifying Project Presentation Day. All of you should be proud of your accomplishments and it was wonderful to see the great breadth and depth of project work by everyone on display. The judges were very impressed with the quality of the work and of the presentations, making the selection of prize winners very difficult. The final selections have been made and they are:

First Place and Provost’s MQP Award Winner:
Katelyn Comeau
Characterization of Novel Nucleoside Analog Drugs against HSV-1 Infection
Advisor: Dave Adams
Sponsor: Dr. Gloria Komazin, Microbiotix, Inc.

Second Place:
Andrea Reis
Investigation on interaction of MIG-10 and ABI-1, two proteins important for neuronal migration and axon guidance in C.elegans
Advisor: Liz Ryder and Kris Wobbe

Third Place:
Heather Bell
Characterizing the DNA-binding Site Specificities of Artificial Cis2His2 Zinc Fingers
Advisor: Dave Adams and Destin Heilman
Sponsor: Scot Wolfe, PhD UMass Medical School

Awards were presented at the Senior BBQ on May 4th at the Higgins House and photos can be seen here.  


April 23, 2012

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