His own project uses “microbial fuel cells” to generate electricity from food waste. Third Place for Best Poster | Laura Mc Gowan, Improving modeled snow depth and density within a coupled multi-layer-vegetation-atmosphere model.
“[The microbial fuel cells] are essentially living batteries. Dean’s Prize for Best Oral Presentation in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences | Junai Gan, Digestion of complementary food proteins by human milk proteases. 00 Awarded by College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Second Place for Best Poster | Nicole Narayan, Early infant diet has sustained impact on the immune system.
Loud music is playing please don't type in people's frankness and honesty sense of uniqueness.This [project] is very exciting to me personally because it involves food, water and energy, which are crucial issues right now for California,” Dowdy said. Dean’s Prize for Best Oral Presentation in Biological Sciences | Marla Mc Pherson, Understanding The First Effective Vaccination Against A Cancer: Interactions of Marek's Disease Virus And Vaccines With The Host Genome. Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Best Poster | Laura Corson & Charlie Dharmasukrit, Student nurses' perception of self-efficacy, readiness, and perceived clincial judgement through the use of multi-patient simulation: A pilot study. Dowdy, along with Laman-Maharg and Davidson, are just a few of the individuals whose research have raised important questions and compelled both audience and judges to expand their ideas about the transformative nature and potentiality of interdisciplinary studies. Dean’s Prize for Best Oral Presentation in Nursing | Jerry John Nutor, Household Resources as Determinants of Child Mortality in Ghana. 00 Awarded by Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. Dean’s Prize for Best Oral Presentation in Veterinary Medicine | Laura Budd, One Health Nicaragua: Empowering current & future health workers in Nicaragua & California. Davidson’s background in plant physiology and her interest in the unique instrument inspired her to build a theremin made out of a plant. Dean’s Prize for Best Performance | Akshata Mudinoor, Maria Cardona, Nardrapee Karuna, Jennifer Nill, Scott Strobel, It's All About Cellulase - from waste to liquid gold - converting agricultural waste into energy. She uses the plant theremin by holding her hand up to the plant and literally “playing” the notes of the plant. Second Place for Best Artwork | Katherine Ingram, Night Fliers.
One of the most engaging talks this year was given by Neuroscience and Psychology graduate student Abigail Laman-Maharg, whose oral presentation, Stress and Sex: How Context Affects Depression, won the $5,000 Chancellor’s Grand Prize for Best Oral Presentation and Dean’s Prize for Best Oral Presentation in Social Sciences. People’s Choice for Best Oral Presentation | Marla Mc Pherson, Understanding The First Effective Vaccination Against a Cancer: Interactions of Marek's Disease Virus And Vaccines With The Host Genome.