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3MT Finalists

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 WVU Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition hosted by the Office of Graduate Education and Life (OGEL) and to all the finalists for the fantastic presentations!

  • 1st place went to Janelle Chuah, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology student from the School of Medicine, for her presentation "Switch On the 'Garbage Disposal' to Treat Alzheimer's Disease".
  • 2nd place went to Shelby Bradford, Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis student from the School of Medicine, for her presentation, "Letting the Brakes off the Immune System to Drive Better Vaccine Responses".
  • 3rd place went to P. Minh N. Do, a Chemistry student from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, for her presentation, "Sustainable Chemistry Under the Sun".
  • The People's Choice Award went to  P. Minh N. Do.
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Brent Shapiro-Albert
"What's In between: Characterizing Interstellar Noise in Pulsar Timing Arrays" 
Advisor: Dr. Maura McLaughlin

Physics and Astronomy, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences 
       


Chansotheary Dang
"Soil: The Final Frontier" 
Advisor: Dr. Ember Morrissey
Plant and Soil Sciences, Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design


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Frank Izaguirre     
"Field Guides and Environmental Thinking"  
Advisor: Dr. Tim Sweet
English, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Headshot of Janelle Chuah 
Janelle Chuah
"Switch On the 'Garbage Disposal' to Treat Alzheimer's Disease" 
Advisor: Dr. David Smith
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine


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Jenni Kane
"Harnessing the Power of Soil Microbes to Restore Damaged Land" 
Advisor: Dr. Ember Morrissey
Plant and Soil Sciences, Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design


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Kristen Pechacek
"Minocycline Fails to Treat TBI-Induced Impulsivity and Attention Deficits" 
Advisor: Dr. Cole Vander Haar
Psychology-Behavioral Neuroscience, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


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P. Minh N. Do
"Sustainable Chemistry Under the Sun"
Advisor: Dr. Carsten Milsmann
Chemistry, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

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Shelby D Bradford
"Letting the Brakes off the Immune System to Drive Better Vaccine Responses"
Advisor: Dr. Cory Robinson
Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Medicine

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Tasneem Arsiwala
"Focused Ultrasound (FUS) - Taking the FUS out of Drug Delivery to Brain Metastases"
Advisor: Dr. Paul Lockman
Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, School of Pharmacy

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William Way
"Exploring Practitioner Perspectives in Collegiate Mental Health"
Advisor: Dr. Jack Watson
Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

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