2017 Student News

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  • Lauren Brink received the FASEB Young Investigator Travel Award to present at the FASEB conference entitled "Origins and Benefits of Biologically Active Components in Human Milk" in Lisbon Portugal this past July.

  • Debbie Fetter received the Henry A. Jastro Award and has been selected to be a Professors for the Future Fellow for 2017-2018. She will also be a Student Host at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in October.

  • Vivien Fam and Xiang Li received the Henry A. Jastro Award.

  • Gwen Chodur was awarded a fellowship to present her poster "Analyzing food system vulnerabilities: a systems modeling approach" at Planting Seeds for the Future of Food in Vevey, Switzerland on July 6-7, 2017.

  • Debbie Fetter received the Barbara Schneeman Research and Travel Award. Debbie also won the First Place in the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition at the 2017 Experimental Biology Conference.

  • Caitlin French passed her Qualifying Exam on April 14th, 2017.

  • Harriet Okronipa received the Graduate Student Travel Grant to attend the 2017 Experimental Biology Conference to give an oral presentation.

  • Qualifying Exam Passed:

    • Andrew Matchado

    • Cesaire Ouedraogo

    • Ziwei Wang

  • Preliminary Exam Passed:

    • Gwen Chodur

    • Vanessa Dunne-Castagna

    • Vivien Fam

    • Jiye Kang

    • Jules Larke

    • Kirsten Roslund

    • Lyndsey Ruiz

  • PhD Degree Recipients:

    • Kendra Byrd

    • Juliana Haber

    • Bret Rust

    • Megan Sanctuary

    • Shara Sheldon

    • Jennie Sotelo-Orozco

    • Krista Sowell

    • Amy Yokoyama

  • MS Degree Recipients:

    • Megan Hall

    • Sarah Langdon

    • Tammy Owens

    • Asmaa Salem