VASCI Research Retreat

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On May 26th, the VASCI department convened at the Terrrazza Country Club in Greenfield, MA for our bi-annual research retreat. The day was filled with fantastic research talks and lightning talks by students, two poster sessions, a department trivia game, and seminars by two excellent keynote speakers, Dr. De’Broski Herbert, an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Ryo Takeuchi, Director of Genome Editing at Excision BioTherapeutics. The retreat was organized by Nidhi Thaker, Linh Pham, Janhavi Phadkar, Neha Gupta, and Deeksha Mohan, all current graduate students in the department, with help from faculty members Jesse Mager and Alissa Rothchild.

Research poster awardees: Pamelia Lim, Darya Tourzani, and Ana Clara Viana
Short talk awardees: Charlotte Bell, Vignesh Narayanaswamy, and Deeksha Mohan
Lightning talk awardees: Doris He, Janelle Welton, and Nidhi Thaker