LSU Shreveport Student Takes First Place at Conference
September 26, 2011LSU Shreveport student, Vincent Godinich, won first place for his poster presentation, "Synthesis of a Novel Analog of Fusarochraomanone: A Potent Anti-cancer Agent" at the Southeastern Regional Institutional Development Award (IDeA), a part of the National Center for Research Resources. The IDeA program broadens the geographic distribution of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for biomedical and behavioral research and increases the competitiveness of investigators by supporting faculty development and research infrastructure enhancement at institutions.
Godinich is a junior, majoring in biochemical science in the Department of Chemistry and Physics at LSUS. He works under the supervision of Professors Elahe Mahdavian and Brian A. Salvatore. This research project was funded by the Louisiana Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE).
The 2011 Southeast Regional IDeA Meeting was hosted by the Louisiana INBRE and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBREs) and was held September 22-24 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA. Participants included faculty, staff and students in the Southeast Region of the US and Puerto Rico.
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