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Biology Students Win Awards at Undergraduate Research Symposium at William Paterson University


Posted 04/27/2017
Category: Accolades
Kemar Edwards, Lyla O'Brien, Rebecca Pappalardo, Kyle Murphy, Sydney Abele, Kyle Vaccaro, and Dr. Yingcui Li

Kemar Edwards, Lyla O'Brien, Rebecca Pappalardo, Kyle Murphy, Sydney Abele, Kyle Vaccaro, and Dr. Yingcui Li

Lyla O'Brien '17

Lyla O'Brien '17

Rebecca Pappalardo '17 in front of her award winning poster

Rebecca Pappalardo '17 in front of her award winning poster

Six undergraduate students recently presented their research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ on April 22. This conference featured over 100 poster presentations by undergraduate students from 34 universities. Three University of Hartford Biology majors earned awards for their poster presentations, including Rebecca Pappalardo '17, who won first place in the Cell and Molecular Biology division as well as Kemar Edwards '17 and Kyle Vaccaro '19, who won second place as co-presenters in the Cell and Molecular Biology division.

Posters presented by University of Hartford students:

Rebecca Pappalardo '17 and Dr. Aime Levesque (Associate Professor of Biology): "Analysis of p53 Function in Neuroblastoma Cell Lines"

Lyla O'Brien '17 and Dr. Bin Zhu (Associate Professor of Biology): "Macrophyte Diversity and Water Quality in Six Finger Lakes"

Kyle Vaccaro '19, Kemar Edwards '17, and Dr. Yingcui Li (Assistant Professor of Biology): "A Novel Study of the AgcCre Knockout Transgenic Mouse Model"

Sydney Abele '19, Kyle Murphy '19, and Dr. Yingcui Li (Assistant Professor of Biology): "Principle Feature of a Transgenic Animal Research Facility"

Kemar Edwards, Lyla O'Brien, Rebecca Pappalardo, Kyle Murphy, Sydney Abele, Kyle Vaccaro, and Dr. Yingcui Li

Kemar Edwards, Lyla O'Brien, Rebecca Pappalardo, Kyle Murphy, Sydney Abele, Kyle Vaccaro, and Dr. Yingcui Li

Lyla O'Brien '17

Lyla O'Brien '17

Rebecca Pappalardo '17 in front of her award winning poster

Rebecca Pappalardo '17 in front of her award winning poster