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Conference Presenter Awards 2019

Presenter Award winners undergraudate research conference Texas Tech

Congratulations to the following students for having exceptional presentations within their respective categories during the 2018 Texas Tech University Undergraduate Research Conference:

1st Place Presentation – Alexander Ha

STAT3: Protein-Protein Interactions on the Ribosome
Mentor – AndreyKaramyshev

2nd Place Presentation – Christyn Harkins

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery restores reward-related genes in the mesolimbic pathway in diet-induced obese mice
Mentor – Andrew Shin

3rd Place Presentation – Cecilia Smith

Conversion of imines to secondary amines using iron-catalysed hydrosilylation
Mentor - Michael Findlater

4th Place Presentation – Lexie Harlan

Delta-Tocotrienol and Tart Cherry Anthocyanin Reduces Inflammation in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes
Mentor – Naima Moustaid-Moussa

5th Place Presentation – Leni Varghese

Brain Activation in Maltreated Youth with Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms During an Emotion Word Processing Task
Mentor – Desiree Walisky

6th Place Presentation – Brianna Crosier

The Impact of Project-Based Learning on Student Interest in STEM through the Conservation of Sea Turtles
Mentor – Jerry Dwyer

7th Place Presentation – Kirtana George & Novin Abdi

Evaluating the Impact of the Television Show Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mentor – Wesley Dotson

8th Place Presentation – Betsaida Delgado

Men, Chronic Pain, and Prescription Pain Medication Use: The Role of Gender Role Beliefs
Mentor – Shinye Kim

9th Place Presentation – John Reed

Organo-Selenium Coated Textile Inhibits Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacterial Biofilm Formation
Mentor – Phat Tran

10th Place Presentation – William Little

An investigation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa cyan fluorescence with the MolecuLight i:X bacterial fluorescence imaging device
Mentor – Allie Smith

Commercialization Track Winner - John Reed

Organo-Selenium Coated Textile Inhibits Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacterial Biofilm Formation
Mentor – Phat Tran