Four members of the Reed Lab presented at the 2019 Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (URSCA) Conference.
Bailey and Sarah-Ashely presented together, and Abbie and Ryan presented together. Both pairs made it to the top 10 posters, with Abbie and Ryan’s placing 1st in the Poster Presentation in Natural Sciences and Mathematics with a $500 prize. This was the first time either Ryan or Abbie had participated in a poster competition.
Reed Lab members (pictured L to R):
Katie Sandlin (MS student) – Inge and Ilouise Hill Research Fellowship, Graham Prize
Andrei Bombin (PhD student) – Ralph L. Chermock Prize
Owen Cunneely – Grantland and Louise Rice Scholarship
Sarah-Ashley Giambrone – James D. and Donjette Yarbrough Endowed Scholarship
The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes and celebrates the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.
Owen Cunneely: "Determining the Influence of Gut Microbiota Composition on D. melanogaster Metabolic Phenotype"
Olivia Fish: "Assessing the evolution of mushroom-toxin tolerance in the immigrins-tripunctata species radiation of Drosophila"