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Winners of Poster prizes at Cornell Stem Cell Symposium 2019

Jackie Copeland and Paula Petrella win poster awards at Cornell Stem Cell Symposium

Winners of Poster prizes at Cornell Stem Cell Symposium 2019Two BMCB students won awards for their posters presented at the 2019 Cornell Stem Cell Symposium.  Jackie Copeland (Class of 2018) won first prize for her poster entitled “Genome-Wide Identification of MIRNAs Regulating Neural Crest Stem Cell Identity.”  Jackie works with Dr. Marcos Simoes-Costa in the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics.  Paula Petrella (Class of 2017) won third prize for her poster entitled “Single-Cell Profiling of the Adaptive Signaling Alternations Mediating Evolved Resistance to Dual PARP/PI3K Chemotherapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.”  Paula works with Dr. Ben Cosgrove in the Nancy E. and Peter C. Neinig School of Biomedical Engineering.

Debadrita Bhattacharya, wins “Best Poster” at the Cornell Stem Cell Symposium

Debadrita Bhattacharya, a second year student in the Simoes-Costa Lab, won “Best Poster” at the Cornell Stem Cell Symposium. Her poster was on “the pluripotency factor Lin28A modulates the neural crest gene regulatory network”.