2019 Undergraduate Poster Presentation

May 15, 2019

Undergraduates who have interned at Emery Station East (ESE), where JBEI is located, participated at an on-site poster presentation and celebration on May 10. The students who interned at JBEI and other research programs hosted at ESE presented results of their research. Twelve posters and two talks were presented to the JBEI community.

The undergraduates were judged for their presentation and poster making skills. This year, there was a tie in both categories. Julie Lake and Allison Pearson won for “Best Poster Design” and Kenneth Workman and Isabel Honda won for “Best Poster Presentation”.

The following students presented seminar talks:

  • Marian-Joy Baluyot (Mentor: Sam Curran)
  • Will Sharpless (Mentor: Mitch Thompson)

And the students below presented posters:

  • Alex Cardia (Mentor: Luis Valencia)
  • Allison Pearson (Mentor: Mitch Thompson)
  • Amanda Hernandez, Samantha Chang (Mentor: Amin Zargar)
  • Isabel Honda (Mentor: Laure Leynaud-Kieffer)
  • Jasmine Cisneros, Jennifer Zhang (Mentor: Paul Opgenorth)
  • Julie Lake (Mentor: Sam Curran)
  • Kenneth Workman (Mentor: Henrique De Paoli)
  • Marty Ng (Mentor: Ankita Kothari)
  • Maya Ramamurthy (Mentors: Connie Bailey, Luis Valencia)
  • Shania Tedja (Mentor: Deepika Awasthi)
  • Silver Alkhafaji (Mentor: Laure Leynaud-Kieffer)
  • Suneil Acharya (Mentor: Pablo Cruz-Morales)
Allison Pearson, one of the “Best Poster Design” winners seen here presenting her poster.
Kenneth Workman (on the right), one of the “Best Poster Presentation” winners, with his mentor Henrique De Paoli.