2014 3MT Videos

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Competitors


Abhigya Mookherjee
Abhigya Mookherjee
Physical/Bioanalytical Chemistry
Abhigya Mookherjee is currently pursuing her PhD in Physical/Bioanalytical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, University of Utah. Her work involves gaining a detailed understanding of the fundamental interactions of metal ion with biologically relevant small molecules; molecules like amino acids in vacuum using mass spectrometry.

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Abhijit Mondal
Bioengineering
Abhijit Mondal holds a Bachelor and a Master of Sciences in Mechanical Engineering and is currently pursuing his Doctoral degree in Bioengineering. He has also worked as a development and applications engineer in an advanced manufacturing and robotics firm based in Chennai, India. Abhijit is keenly interested in interdisciplinary technologies and possesses a broad academic background in control systems, instrumentation, robotics, automation, MEMS, microfabrication techniques, nanotechnology, tissue engineering and cardiac electrophysiology. His professional goal is to build a career around developing commercializable biomedical technologies for research and clinical applications. Outside research, Abhijit is fond of nature, wildlife and photography. During his time at the U, he has explored many nearby national and state parks. In his free time at the U, he enjoys biking, hiking, badminton and basketball.

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Brett Wolfe
Biology
Brett Wolfe is a PhD candidate in the Biology department. His dissertation research explores the mechanisms by which tropical trees survive during droughts.

Georgia Sinimbu
Georgia Sinimbu Silva
Biology
Georgia Sinimbu is a Ph.D. candidate (Dep. of Biology) studying ant-plant associations in the Brazilian Amazon. Her work explores how plants benefit from attracting ants as bodyguards, and in which conditions these bodyguards will be most effective.

Lindsay Frei
Lindsay Frei

Malia Deshotel
Malia Deshotel
Biology
Malia has swum with sea turtles, hunted aquatic insects in the snow, raised snakes, frogs, and prehistoric arthropods, self-published a comic book, and practiced indoor skydiving. Now she happily plumbs the mysteries of messenger RNA decay, thus contributing to our basic understanding of the regulation of gene expression.

Simon Currie
Simon Currie
Oncological Sciences
Simon Currie is a PhD candidate in the department of Oncological Sciences whose thesis research is focused on the biochemical characterization of ETS transcription factors that contribute to the development of prostate cancer.

Yuanyuan Xie
Yuanyuan Xie
Neurobiology
Yuanyuan Xie is a PhD candidate in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy. His thesis project is to identify the role of Lef1-dependent Wnt signaling in adult neurogenesis in the hypothalamus.