Poster Awards

Prizes are awarded for the top posters presented by a graduate student. The Josh Wand First Place Award is the top prize. Eligible posters are those with a graduate student as the first author. Winners will be selected by all faculty attending the retreat. The presentation of poster awards will be made on Friday afternoon at the beginning of Session 4.

2014 Poster Award Winners

Josh Wand First Place Prize: Charlie Mo
Second Place Prize: Monica Liu
Third Place Prize: Matt Stetz
Honorable Mention: Deborah Shroder
Honorable Mention: James Townsend

P. Leslie Dutton Award for Outstanding Publication

The P. Leslie Dutton Award for Outstanding Publication is awarded annually for an outstanding lead-author publication by a student in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics graduate program.  The prize is presented at the Retreat, with the winner asked to give a short presentation.

The recipient of the 2014 award is John Welsh (advisors: Scott Diamond and Skip Brass) for his paper on: “A systems approach to hemostasis: 1.  The interdependence of thrombus architecture and agonist movements in the gaps between platelets” (Blood, 2014). John will be presenting his work at the Retreat. 

PubMed Link
Link to article in Blood

The Poster Awards and the P. Leslie Dutton Award for Outstanding Publication are made possible by the Dr. George W. Raiziss Education Fund and the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics