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Preetam Janakirama Wins Second Place in Postdoctoral Research Forum

Preetam JanakiramaPreetam Janakirama of Vava Grbic’s lab won second place in last week’s Postdoctoral Three Minute Research Competition for his talk The HULK gene family is essential for plant development.

The Postdoctoral Research Forum was created by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to foster scientific interaction, interdepartmental collaboration and garner greater exposure and recognition for the postdoctoral scholars’ invaluable work. The 2013 Postdoctoral Research Forum was hosted on Thursday, November 28 in the Great Hall.

The 3 Minute Research Competition is a research communication exercise where postdoctoral scholars have 3 minutes or less to present their work and its impact to a diverse group of audience members. Modeled after the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition for graduate students, the exercise develops overall communication skills and competencies in the explanation of your research in layman's terms.

Posted December 6, 2013