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Dan Mullen Award for Scientific Achievement Winners

Given for excellence in poster preparation and presentation at the Annual Basic Science Research Retreat.

2021

Sage Foley
Microbiome regulation of intestinal P-glycoprotein expression in maintenance of homeostasis
Mentor: Beth McCormick, PhD

Ethan Loew
The “Microbiome-gut-brain axis” in Alzheimer’s disease and its role in neurocognitive decline
Mentor: Beth McCormick, PhD

Naema Nayyar
CDK pathway inhibition with Abemaciclib improves intracranial and extracranial response to checkpoint blockade in pre-clinical models of brain metastasis
Mentor: Michael Brehm, PhD

Jacob Stillman
Microglial autofluorescent signal:  An important consideration when studying synapse engulfment
Mentor: Dorothy Schafer, PhD

2020

Emily Agnello
Mentor: Brian Kelch, PhD

Christine Carbone
Mentor: Andrei Korostelev, PhD

Hao-Ching Jiang
Mentor: Paul Greer, PhD

Naema Nayyar
Mentor: Michael Brehm, PhD


2019

Kyvan Dang
Mentor: Junhao Mao, PhD

Tatenda Kadungure
Mentor: Hong Zhang, PhD

Joseph Magrino
Mentor: Brian Kelch, PhD

Brittany Rosener
Mentor: Amir Mitchell, PhD

2018

Anne Carlisle
Mentor: Dohoon Kim, PhD

Kyle Gellatly
Mentor: Manuel Garber, PhD

Krishna Ghanta
Mentor: Craig Mello, PhD

Jooyoung Lee
Mentor: Erik Sontheimer, PhD

2017

Georgia Gunner
Microglia mediate sensory experience-induced synaptic remodeling in the rodent somatosensory system
Mentor: Dorothy Schafer, PhD

Ashley Matthew
Elucidating the structural and dynamic mechanisms of resistance against HCV NS3/4A protease inhibitors
Mentor: Celia Schiffer, PhD

Jason Yang
CD8+ T cells specific to an immunodominant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) antigen have limited recognition on Mtb infected cells
Mentor: Samuel Behar, MD, PhD