The Department of Biology will offer one $300 award, and may award up to three $100 honorable mention awards for posters with honorable mentions, in the fields of biology and marine biology. Judging will be performed by senior level graduate students.
2022 AWARD RECIPIENTS
- Amanda Linskens "Decreasing Hunchback and Bicoid Levels in Pair1 Neurons Alters the Pair1 Circuit in Drosophila"
- Hannah Lewack "The Effects of daf-2/IGFR on Healthspan in C. elegans Malesritis"
- Mikala Capage "Misfolded but not Malicious: Prion Proteins in Budding Yeast"
2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS
- Michelle Hernandez "Longitudinal Characterization of Inflammatory Biomarkers concurrent with the progression of an injury-induced model of Osteoarthritis"
- Jade Kast "A Mutant Microbial Species Alters Interspecies Interactions in the Zebrafish Gut"
2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS
- Adeline Fecker "Social Behavior is Visually Driven"
- Rennie Kendrick "Memory Representation Contain Conceptual and Perceptual Information"
- Alina Salagean "Defining the roles of conserved DNA repair complexes in maintenance of C. elegans meiotic genome integrity"
Award Specific Eligibility criteria
- A current undergraduate UO Biology or Marine Biology major working in any science lab at the University of Oregon.
- An undergraduate student (from any major) who is doing work in a lab run by a biology department faculty member.
One (1) $300 Award
Up to Three (3) $100 Honorable Mention Awards
Department of Biology