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SBU Postdoc Spotlight 2019 

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SBU Postdoc Spotlight is a celebration of the research performed by Stony Brook's postdoctoral scholars.  Paola Cepeda presents at Spotlight 2019

Location:  Wang Center Lecture Hall 2

Date:    Thursday, November 14, 2019

Spotlight Talks: 4:00 pm—5:30 pm 

Reception & Award Presentation: 5:30 pm—6:30 pm 

This event is free and open to the public.
Awards are generously sponsored by the Office of the Vice President of Research.

 

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2019 BEST TALK WINNERS:   

Congratulations  to all our speakers for their hard work, and especially, our best talk winners from the 2019 SBU    Postdoc Spotlight! This year we had our first tie for second place! A very good problem to have. Special thanks to OVPR for upping the prizes to accommodate our two second place winners. 

Postdoc Spotlight winners, together

 

1st Place Paola Cepeda (left),
Graduate School & Linguistics 

2nd Place (tie) Kevin Sackel (center),
Mathematics & Simons Center

2nd Place (tie) Hillary Schiff (right),
Neurobiology & Behavior

 

 

SPOTLIGHT 2019 AGENDA:  

4:00pm-4:15pm Welcome & Overview Wang Lecture Hall 2
  Kathleen Flint Ehm, Director for Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development
4:15pm-5:30pm Spotlight Presentations 
Moderator: Cristina Lazzarini, Postdoc, Microbiology
Wang Lecture Hall 2
  Postdoc Speakers: 
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Kasturi Banerjee, Infectious Diseases,
"Protect the Sick from Getting Sicker!"

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Somanon Bhattacharya, Infectious Diseases
"Old But Deadly – A Tale Of Elderly Yeast"

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Paola Cepeda, Graduate School and Linguistics,
"Untying the (K)not: Understanding Negation"

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Mariano Guardia Clausi, Radiation Oncology,
"A Game-Changer in Brain Cancer Treatment"

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Christina Joselevitch, Neurobiology and Behavior,
"How Do Brain Cells Talk?"

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Diane Kim, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health,
"Towards Understanding Suicide"

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Yedukondalu Neelam, Geosciences,
"What is the Earth's Inner Core Made Up Of?"

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Kevin Sackel, Mathematics and Simons Center,
"Putting the Pieces Together"

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Hillary Schiff, Neurobiology and Behavior,
"You Are What You Ate"

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Gurtej Singh, Surgery,
"Plastic Surgery – We're Cutting Edge"

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Yingchao Su, Biomedical Engineering,
"Never Go Back to the Hospital"

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Stalin Vilcarromero, Infectious Diseases,
"The Real Threat for the Hispanic Workers in Suburban Areas of Long Island: Social Barriers and Lyme Disease"

5:30pm-6:30pm Reception and Award Presentation Wang Chapel