|SRP Award Winner Caitlin Howe (L) and Session Speaker Brandilyn Peters (R) with mentor Dr. Mary Gamble (C).|
The NIEHS celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Superfund Research Program at its annual meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina, October 21-24. Columbia's SRP received high honors for the outstanding performance of two of its students, both mentored by CU SRP scientist Dr. Mary Gamble.
Caitlin Howe received 1st place for her biomedical poster on "Associations between S-adenosylmethionine, S-adenosylhomocysteine and Arsenic Methylation." A total of 143 biomedical and non-biomedical trainee posters were scored by agency and alumni judges.
Brandilyn Peters, a CU SRP student was selected as one of a three trainees to give an oral presentation as part of the scientific session targeting Research on a Global Scale. She presented "Creatinine, arsenic Metabolism, and renal Function in an Arsenic Exposed Population in Bangladesh."
Congratulations to all our students and their mentors!!