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SBU Virtual Postdoc Spotlight 2021 

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SBU Virtual Postdoc Spotlight is an online celebration of the research performed by Stony Brook's postdoctoral scholars.

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm-5:15pm
Location: Zoom

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

Spotlight 2021 SpeakersSpotlight 2021 Speakers


Congratulations to our Spotlight Winners! 

Photos of winners


Spotlight Agenda: 

4:00pm-4:05pm Welcome & Overview
  Eric Wertheimer, Dean of the Graduate School
Kathleen Flint Ehm, Assistant Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Initiatives
4:05pm-4:55pm Spotlight Presentations (in order of presentation)
  Headshot of Laurel YoheLaurel Yohe, Ecology and Evolution
How Dinosaur Brains and Bat Noses Can Save the World

  Photo of Kris HajnyKristian Hajny, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
Understanding New York City CO2 From Above

  Photo of Oliva SwansonOlivia Swanson, Neurobiology and Behavior
The Science of Feeling Full

  Photo of Evgeny AmelchenkoEvgeny Amelchenko, Anesthesiology
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Mice living in an interesting or a boring cage differ in aggressiveness

  Photo of Jonas Nascimento CondeJonas Nascimento Conde, Microbiology and Immunology
Why Don’t You Bleed to Death When You Get COVID-19?

  Photo of Neetika JaisinghaniNeetika Jaisinghani, Pharmacology
Decoding the Exterior of a Deadly Bug

  Photo of Rebecca AdikesRebecca Adikes, Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Migration & Division: A Cells Balancing Act

  Photo of Kim BerghausKim Berghaus, Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics
Making Light of Dark Energy

  Photo of Ethan ClineEthan Cline, Physics and Astronomy
How Big is the Proton?

4:55pm (approx) Winners Announced & Award Presentation