2021 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Awards

The  Case Western Reserve University Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology sponsored awards for graduate student oral presentations at the 2021 SACNAS Virtual National Diversity in STEM Conference.  This year, three students qualified for our discipline:


File:Coxiella burnetii 01.JPGNatasha Lopes Fischer

University of Pennsylvania

A Coxiella burnetii bacterial protein suppresses host NF-kB signalling




File:Francisella tularensis 01.jpgSedelia Dominguez

Washington State University

F. tularensis exploits AMPK activation to acquire host-derived nutrients




File:Gray739-emphasizing-hippocampus.pngLidiette Angeles-Perez

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Investigating the contributions of cerebellar-hippocampal circuitry to social behaviors, cognition, and dementia

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Dana Crawford

Professor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences and Associate Director of the Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology, with interest in pharmacogenomics, electronic health records, and diverse populations. Also, an avid foodie!