A rewarding experience at the 2015 McNair Conference

With 5 poster and 2 oral presentations, our lab was well represented. Brian Garcia received 3rd place in the oral presentations. In the poster competition, Reinier Alvarez received 2nd place and Ileana Corsi came in third! Congratulations to my amazing students!!!

 

Reinier with his poster

Reinier with his poster

Reinier accepting his award

Reinier accepting his award

Ileana at her poster

Ileana at her poster

Ileana accepting her award

Ileana accepting her award

Elina presenting her poster

Elina presenting her poster

John presents his poster

John presents his poster

Michael Perez presents his poster. He also gave an excellent talk!

Michael Perez presents his poster. He also gave an excellent talk!

Surprise party for the PI.

My lab threw a surprise party for me (and it wasn't even my birthday). It has been one of the proudest days of my lab life. I am so lucky to have found these wonderful people to work with.  

 

The DeGennaro Lab along with Jamie Theobald, Michael Perez, Liz Cooperman, Erasmo Perera, and Maria Areiza  

The DeGennaro Lab along with Jamie Theobald, Michael Perez, Liz Cooperman, Erasmo Perera, and Maria Areiza  

Trying to express how touched I was.  

Trying to express how touched I was.  

Delicious Chinese food

Delicious Chinese food

A wonderful dessert made by Babak and his wife Leila

A wonderful dessert made by Babak and his wife Leila

Amazing! 

Amazing! 

The thing I am most proud of in my office is the banner my lab made me

The thing I am most proud of in my office is the banner my lab made me