Students take top 3 at Galveston research forum
Congratulations to Stephanie Caligiuri (MSc PhD Candidate, Cell Biology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences) on picking up the top prize at the 56th National Student Research Forum at the University of Texas Medical Branch campus in Galveston, Texas. Caligiuri’s presentation, “Oxylipins Increase the Odds of High Central Aortic Blood Pressure and Are Beneficially Influenced by Dietary Flaxseed in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease”, was awarded “Best Overall Outstanding Conference Presentation”.
2nd place went to Robert Schmidt, who also came home with Excellence in Oncology Research and Lefeber Oral Presentation in Aging Research awards. Schmidt is supervised by the University of Manitoba’s Dr. Spencer Gibson, (Associate Professor, Immunology) and Dr. James Johnston (Associate Professor, Cell Biology / Internal Medicine).
3rd place went to Thomas Fudge, who is supervised by Dr. Davinder Jassal (Principal Investigator, Cardiovascular Imaging, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, and Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba) and Dr. Brett Memauri (Assistant Professor, Radiology, University of Manitoba).http://www.sbrc.ca/2015/04/students-take-top-3-at-galveston-research-forum/ #winnipeg #nsrf #sbrc #stboniface #research #science