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  • Mary Gates Hall, University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
    May 15, 2009.

Four GEMSEC students joined the 12th UG Research Symposium that was held on May 15 at Mary Gates hall at the Univesity of Washington, see: http: James Jun Beom Park (Bioeng), Carol Jia (Pre-Eng), Mary Rood (Molecular and Cellular biol.), and Matthew Rutherford (Chem Eng.) presented posters in multidisciplinary areas. Both James and Carol are Mary Gates scholars and all the students carry out year-around research at the Center. These students were mentored by Brandon Wilson (PhD), Marketa Hnilova (Post-doc), Hilal Yazici (IRES and PhD), and Turgay Kacar (IREs and PhD), respectively; Faculty supervisors are Professors Candan Tamerler and Mehmet Sarikaya. In addition to the regular summer REU program, GEMSEC continues to encourage and support selected UGs from a variety of disciplines to carry out state-of-the art research at GEMSEC which often result in publication in high impact scientific journals.

Those interested can access to the copies of these posters:

James Jun Beom Park Carol Jia Mary Rood Matthew Rutherford