Biomed Students Win Biotechnology Research Center Student Research Forum Awards

The Ecosystem Science Center and the Biotechnology Research Center announce award recipients of the Seventh Annual ESC/BRC Student Research Forum, held March 25.

For the graduate students, two Grand Prize Awards, six Merit Awards and two Honorable Mention Awards were presented. They were selected from among the 42 posters and abstracts submitted by graduate students conducting research related to ecology, the environment and biotechnology at Michigan Tech. New this year was a separate undergraduate research division with 9 submissions. For the undergraduate students, each center awarded a grand prize winner.

Posters will continue to be on display in the atrium of the Forestry building through April 8.

Graduate Research

$500 Grand Prizes

Biotechnology Research Center

Katherine Snyder (Biomedical Engineering) for “Development of a Novel Vapor Deposited Silica Sol Particles for Use as a Bioactive Materials System”, Advisor: Rupack Rajachar

Undergraduate Research

$150 Grand Prize Awards

Biotechnology Research Center

Hal Holmes (Biomedical Engineering) for “Magnetoelastic Materials as a Means to Control and Monitor Cellular Adhesion”, Advisor: Rupak Rajachar

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