Carissa Sirois, Ph.D. Candidate, Success at 2017 GSRD

Carissa SiroisThe 34th Annual Graduate Student Research Day (GSRD) took place on Thursday, June 26, 2017. This was a very special day for all our graduate students at UConn Health. The day included student talks, a poster session and a keynote address by Dr. Mark Tuszynski, professor of neurosciences at the University of California-San Diego .

Several awards were given out, and we are pleased to announce and congratulate Carissa Sirois, PhD Candidate in Neuroscience AoC,  for 1st place (tie) in poster presentations. Carissa presented, “Establishing a molecular phenotype for Angelman Syndrome induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons ” and is doing her thesis research in the Chamberlain Lab.

You can read more about this event, as well as see a listing of all student achievements throughout the year here.