Trainee Best Paper Awards
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Thank you to the judges for all of their hard work, and special thanks to Stacia Sower for putting together the award program and chairing the committee. Click here for the list of judges.
NASCE 2011 Trainee Best Paper Awards
Best Poster for Masters Students/Undergraduates
David Irwin, Univ. Guelph, Poster 36, Regulation of the novel insulin-like growth factor 3 ligand in the ovary of zebrafish.
Pamela Navarrete-Ramirez, #39, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, T3 and 3,5-T2 participate in tilapia growth through a different signal pathway
Lisa Jung, Univ Colorado, Poster #88, Localization of the expression of gonadotropin-releasing hormone like-molecule in a gastropod mollusk, Aplysis californica.
Amanda Carew, University of Victoria, #26, Investigating the sublethal effects of metal nanoparticles on frog metamorphosis with a cultured tailfin approach.
Cinthya Cordoba-Manilla, #77, Universida Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Neuroprotective effect of growth hormone (GH) in hypoxic organotypic cultures of chicken cerebellum
Best Poster for PhD Students
Tim Breton, Univ. New Hampshire, #38, Identification of ovarian
gene expression patterns during vitellogenesis in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Amanda L. Herberger, University of Buffalo, #117, Examining phylogenetic history of the extracellular calcium-sensing receptor: a key sensor in calcium homeostatic systems.
Best Poster for Postdoctoral Fellows
Jason Breves, Univ. Massachusetts, #118, The regulation of branchial inoregulatory pathways by prolactin and growth hormone: A comparative approach investigating euryhaline and stenohaline teleosts.
Liesbeth Badisco, Univ Belgium, #94, Systemic RNA interference as a tool for unraveling the neurohormonal regulation of desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) reproduction.
Best Oral Presentation for all Trainees
Ben Dantzer, Michigan State University, OR 14-1, Adaptive hormone-mediated maternal effects in free-ranging red squirrels.
Erin McEvoy, Williamete Univ., Oregon, OR17-1, Endocannabinoids regulate vasotocin signaling using a novel neuromodulatory mechanism.
Melissa Cui, Uni. Michigan, OR-18-1, Ontogeny of leptin signaling in hypothalamic feeding control centers in the frog Xenopus laevis.