2018 Research Retreat Awards

October 12, 2018 by zrb8mf@virginia.edu

The Annual Pharmacology Research Retreat was held on Friday, October 5, 2018 on the beautiful landscape of Morven Farms ,of which we have grown to love more and more each year. It was a wonderful day of fellowship, sharing of the various research efforts of our students and faculty and various other fun activities. One of the most exciting parts of the day were the presentation of various awards.

This year’s winners include:

  • Ted W. Rall Award (outstanding paper) – Michael Schappe (Desai lab) and Vlad Serbulea (Leitinger Lab)
  • Best Predoctoral Presentation – Kathryn “Katie” Salvati (Beenhakker Lab)
  • Best Poster Presentation – Marta Stremska (Pharm Student, Desai lab) and Miyuki Suzawa (Lab Spec, Bland Lab)

The Pharmacology Department is very proud of all of our hardworking, dedicated and scientifically passionate students and faculty! It was evident that a lot of work went into each presentation and they were all well-received by all. Everyone did such an amazing job which made it very difficult to decide the winners of these various awards. Please be sure to congratulate all of our winners when you see them around!