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LSUS Three Minute Thesis competition

November 22, 2016

The first LSUS Three Minute Thesis competition was held on Friday, 11/18/2016. Students were challenged to present their thesis research in only three minutes and using one slide. A fun yet challenging task. Special Thanks to Judges: Brooke Rinaudo, Dr. Iris Johnson, and Dr. Beverley Burden. The program was originated at the University of Queensland and hosted on campus by the School of Graduate Studies and the Office of Sponsored Research.

Winner
Shannon Harris
"The Geographic Distribution and Life History of the Crawfish, Procambarus machardyi."

Runner up
Neal Traweek
"Studies of Protein Phosphatase I (PPI) in Baker's Yeast"

People's Choice
Shannon Harris
"The Geographic Distribution and Life History of the Crawfish, Procambarus machardyi."

Finalist
Elizabeth Cockerham
"Identification of FC101 interacting proteins in breast and bladder cancer cells."

Pictured: Shannon Harris and Dr. Sanjay Menon

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