Conferences & Awards

Conference: 2019 College of Medicine Research Forum, November 2019

Location: University of Illinois at Chicago

*Award winners: Stazia Loukenas- 1st place

Juan Maldonado Weng-honorable mention

Rebecca Ainis-honorable mention

Conference: Society for Neuroscience, October 2019

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Conference: Under the Dome, May 2019

Location: Springfield, Illinois

*Award: Zarak Islam awarded with Post Doc, Jason York-Undergraduate Student Employee All Star, May 2019

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Conference: Chicago Society of Neuroscience, April 2019

Location: Chicago, Illinois

*Award Winner: Bingtao Xiang - 2nd place for his poster on the Effects of Age, APOE Genotype and Sex on the Plasma Lipoprotein Profile of the EFAD Mouse

Conference: Impact and Research Day 2019, April 2019

Location: University of Illinois at Chicago

*Award Winner: Naomi Faulk - 1st place in Life Sciences


Conference: Experimental Biology Conference, April 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

Conference: 3 Minute Thesis Competition, March 2019

Location: University of Illinois at Chicago

Presenting lab members: Juan Maldonado Weng, Aimee James Karstens

*Award Winner: Juan Maldonado Weng -2nd place for his thesis on the effects of sex and the APOE gene on the gut microbiome in an Alzheimer’s Disease mouse model

Conference: Las Ganas Research Forum, March 2019

Location: Chicago, IL