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Winners of the 1st inaugural WCGS Three Minute Thesis® Competition

At yesterday's inaugural Three Minute Thesis® Competition, the event featured ten 3-minute presentations by Weill Cornell Graduate School and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School PhD students. The superb quality of the presentations reflected the high quality of research and outstanding communication skills of current students from both institutions.  Congratulations to this year's winners:
         
Judges' Results
 
1st Prize
Robert Frawley
(Weill Cornell Graduate School, PBSB)
A Glimpse at a New Spinal Fusion: Using transformed cells to produce mineral in a targeted fashion and possibly spare patients a painful surgery.
 
2nd Prize
Srivarsha Rajshekar
(Weill Cornell Graduate School, BCMB)
Heterochromatin: Loose it and Lose it!
 
3rd Prize
Marta Kovatcheva
Slamming the Breaks on Cancer: Understanding how molecular mechanisms dictate patient response to CDK4 inhibition
 
 
People’s Choice
 
A Tie!
 
Robert Frawley
A Glimpse at a New Spinal Fusion: Using transformed cells to produce mineral in a targeted fashion and possibly spare patients a painful surgery.
 
and 
 
Srivarsha Rajshekar
Heterochromatin: Loose it and Lose it!
 
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