Posted March 12, 2012 Atlanta, GA
Two PhD students of the School of Biology, Mustafa Burak Boz and Jin Xu, received $1,500 travel grants for their posters at the recent Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference (GTRIC 2012).
The title of Burak's poster is "Assembly of an icosahedral single stranded RNA virus" advised by Dr. Steve Harvey (Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Structural Biology, School of Biology).
The title of Jin's poster is "Unraveling a new regulator in liver and endocrine pancreas fate decision and regeneration " advised by Dr. Chong Shin (Assistant Professor, School of Biology).
A total of five 5K fellowships and 30 travel grants were awarded of the approximate 300 posters in the competition.