2021 CBS Best Student Paper Announcement

Posted on Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

Congrats to our 2021 Best paper winners

The College of Biological Science (CBS) is pleased to share the results of the 2021 CBS Best Student Paper competition. 

This annual award, now in its 3rd year, recognizes particularly outstanding research contributions from our graduate researchers published during the preceding calendar year. One award for each department is awarded a prize of $500.  

This year's winning papers and authors are:

Department of Human Health and Nutritinal Sciences: Tushar Sharma et al. Subthreshold Electrical Noise Applied to the Plantar Foot Enhances Lower-Limb Cutaneous Reflect GenerationFrontiers in Human Neuroscience. (Advisor: Dr. Leah Bent)

Department of Integrative Biology: Dr. Erin Siracusa et al. Familiar Neighbors, but Not Relatives, Enhance Fitness in a Territorial MammalCurrent Biology. (Advisor: Dr. Andrew McAdam)

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology: Erin Anderson et al. Peptidoglycomics: Examining compositional changes in peptidoglycan between biofilm- and planktonic-derived Pseudomonas aeruginosaJournal of Biological Chemistry. (Advisor: Dr. Cezar Khursigara)

We thank all who submitted a nomination, as well as our departmental awards committees for taking on the difficult task of selecting a winner from each department, with so many impressive papers to choose from.


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