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LBC Holds 12th Annual Research Symposium

This week, LBC hosted the 12th annual Research Symposium, supported by MSUFCU. Students gave oral presentations and poster presentations throughout the week on various topics from their courses.

LBC's Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SUTL) Fellows presented Monday afternoon, showcasing their projects from this year.

SUTL Fellows pose in front of their posters
SUTL Fellows pose in front of their posters

The following evening, 37 students presented in the MSUFCU Poster session. Students presented their work to hundreds of visitors throughout the session.

The MSUFCU Grand Prize Winner (with $1000 prize) went to Investigating the Use of Next Generation Sequencing of Mitochondrial Genomes for Species Diagnostics for R. pomonella and R. zephyria, presented by Kelly Geith, Nick Zonca, Wanda Sankey and Krista Dunger.

Symposium Grand Prize Winners
Symposium Grand Prize Winners pose with MSUFCU Representative Blake Johnson

The event's two MSUFCU Honorable Mention Awards (along with a $250 prize) went to How many photons does it take for an Indiana Brown Bat to survive hibernation, presented by Riley Eubanks, Natalie Bobowski, Matt Horvath and Caleb Wendt, as well as Deciphering the role of MLK3: An in vivo model of metastatic breast cancer, presented by Hayden Stoub and Kathleen Gallo

Symposium Grand Prize Winners
Symposium Honorable Mention Winners Riley Eubanks and Hayden Stoub each pose with MSUFCU Representative Blake Johnson

Congratulations to the winners, and well done to all of the symposium participants!