Students Showcase Research at Conference

David T. Kearns Center – The David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity in Arts, Sciences and Engineering supported six Ronald E. McNair Scholars in attending the 11th annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in St. Louis, Mo., this month.

The following students (pictured from left to right) presented at the conference:

Jabari Henriques ’13, majoring in chemistry, North Carolina A&T State University
Arshaqui Johnson ’12, majoring biology, Norfolk State University, Va.
Sierrah Grigsby ’13, majoring in molecular biology, University of Rochester
Tyler Nicholas ’12, majoring in environmental sciences, University of Rochester
Gerard Markham ’13, majoring in psychology, University of Rochester
Ian Marozas ’13, majoring in biomedical engineering, University of Rochester

They were among more than 1,500 undergraduates who showcased their research projects through poster and oral presentations. Henriques, Nicholas, and Markham were awarded Student Travel Awards. Markham (Social & Behavioral Sciences and Public Health) and Grigsby (Interdisciplinary Studies) received awards for outstanding presentations in their fields and $250 and $50 cash prizes, respectively.

Article and photo courtesy of The David T. Kearns Center.