Students from the Chumchal/Drenner and Jeffries labs present their research at the South Central Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Meeting.
Maddy Hannappel, April Tran and Miranda Finch receive presentation awards.
Maddy Hannappel (BS Biology 2017, MS Biology 2019) and Tom Thalhuber (MS Biology 2019) from the Chumchal/Drenner lab, as well as Leah Thornton Hampton (MS Biology 2015, PhD Biology 2020), Julie Kryzkwa (MS Biology 2017, PhD Biology 2020), Abbey Johnson (MS Biology 2019) and April Tran (BS Biology 2019) from the Jeffries lab, delivered platform presentations detailing their research at the South Central Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in Waco, TX.
Miranda Finch (BS Biology 2020), Hannah Nettelblad (BS Biology 2019) and Caroline Wade (BS Biology 2019) from the Jeffries lab delivered poster presentations.
Miranda received 2nd Place Best Poster for her work investigating sex-specific differences in the immune responses of fathead minnows, an emerging model for immunotoxicity studies.
April received 3rd Place Best Platform for her research demonstrating the impacts of thyroid disruption on immune cell development and function.
Maddy won 1st Place Best Platform for her research examining the relationship between body size and mercury content in shoreline spiders.