Accomplishments

Below you will find a list of notable accomplishments made by some of our members.

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Wesley BrashearFellowship RecipientGenetics Summer Fellowship
David ForgacsFellowship RecipientGenetics Summer Fellowship
Ramesh GunaratnaFellowship RecipientGenetics Summer Fellowship
Scott PearsonFellowship RecipientGenetics Summer Fellowship
Carolina RojasFellowship RecipientGenetics Summer Fellowship
Alexandra TrottFellowship RecipientGenetics Summer Fellowship
Camille DuranPoster1st Place, Health Sciences, TAMU Student Research Week
Miguel GonzalesFellowship RecipientNSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Hilary ScottFlash TalkPeople's Choice, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium
Camille DuranFlash Talk1st Place, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium
Alexandra TrottFlash Talk2nd Place, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium
Jessica ElswoodFlash Talk3rd Place tie, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium
Scott PearsonFlash Talk3rd Place tie, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium

From Left: Hilary, Alexandra, Scott, Jessica, Camile

Scott PearsonPosterPeople's Choice, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium
Kathy ScienskiPoster1st Place, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium
Camille DuranPoster2nd Place, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium
Jessica ElswoodPoster3rd Place, 2017 Genetics Recruitment Symposium

From Left: Kathy, Scott, Jessica, Camille

Jessica ElswoodPoster2nd Place & People’s Choice, 2017 CVM Graduate Student & Postdoc Research Symposium, Graduate Student Poster Presentation
Caitlin CurryAward RecipientHigh Impact Achievement Award, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Caitlin CurryAward RecipientDan L. Duncan Scholarship for Animal Conservation presented by Houston Safari Club
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Caitlin (middle) at the Houston Safari Club Awards banquet.

Ramesh GunaratnaCompetitionFinalist, 2017 TAMU 3 Minute Thesis
Samantha FletcherOral Presentation1st Place, 13th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Doctoral Oral Overall & Doctoral Life Sciences Oral
Meghan KinderOral Presentation2nd Place, 13th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Doctoral Oral Overall & Doctoral Life Sciences Oral
David ForgacsPublicationMitochondrial Genome Analysis Reveals Historical Lineages in Yellowstone Bison. PLoS ONE 11(11): e0166081. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.01660811
Wes BrashearPoster3rd Place, TIGSS Annual Symposium 2016, Sex & Gender Category
Alexandra TrottPoster1st Place, TIGSS Annual Symposium 2016, Genetics & Genomics Category
Camille DuranPoster2nd Place, TIGSS Annual Symposium 2016, Genetics & Genomics Category
Carolina Mantilla RojasPoster3rd Place, TIGSS Annual Symposium 2016, Genetics & Genomics Category
From left: Alex Trott, Carolina Mantilla Rojas, Camille Duran, Wes Brashear

TIGGS symposium poster contest winners (from left) Alexandra, Carolina, Camille and Wes.

Caitlin CurryPublicationA Century of Conservation Genetics: Comparative study on the African Lion. Applied Biodiversity Science Perspectives Series No. 6. October 2016
Kathy ScienskiSymposium Speaker2nd Place Oral Presentation, VIIth International Scientific Symposium: Read more…
Kathy presenting

Kathy presenting at the International Scientific Symposium

Reed StubbendieckPoster1st Place, 2016 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage Meeting
Reed (third from left, top) at the Conference

Reed (top, third from left) at the Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage Meeting

Reed Stubbendieck & Carol Vargas-BautistaPublicationBacterial Communities: Interactions to Scale. Front Microbiol. 2016 Aug 8;7:1234. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01234. eCollection 2016.
Reed StubbendieckPublicationMultifaceted Interfaces of Bacterial Competition. J Bacteriol. 2016 Jul 28;198(16):2145-55. doi: 10.1128/JB.00275-16.