8th Annual Research Day

Dr. Richard Bruik addresses students, faculty, and staff at 2010 Research Day.

Published June 10, 2010


Our eighth annual Biochemistry Research Day was held on Friday, April 30, 2010 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center (Ballroom).

Our Elizabeth Olmstead Ross keynote speaker for 2010 was Richard K. Bruik, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Bruick's research interests include regulation of mammalian oxygen homeostasis, regulation of mammalian iron homeostasis, cellular sensors of environmental and metabolic cues and cancer.

Congratulations to our 2010 award recipients:

Biochemistry Dissertation Research Recognition Award: Sumant Puri

Outstanding Graduate Poster Presentation: William Lai

Outstanding Graduate Oral Presentation: Thomas Hohle

Congratulations to our 2010 undergraduate award recipients:

Outstanding Poster Presentation: Quang Nguyen

American Women in Science Gender Institute Award: Brittany Montross

American Chemical Society Outstanding Senior Award: Kevin Barnum

John Moran Award: Kevin Barnum

White Memorial Award: Kevin Barnum