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The 2015 Undergraduate Research Conference concluded with an awards ceremony honoring students and faculty.


Student Awards

All conference participants were able to submit a ballot to vote for their favorite oral presentations and poster presentations.

Best Oral Presentations

Munazza Alam & Sara Camnasio, Investigating Brown Dwarf Near-Infrared Color Outliers

Aleksandr Itskovich, A Versatile Molecule: The Synthesis of Indole and The Art of Organic Chemistry

Gianna Torre, Serum Magnesium Levels in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer on Pertuzumab

Best Poster Presentations

Juliel Espinosa, (+)-Boldline as a Semi-Synthetic Source Towards Novel CNS Receptor Ligands

Zachary Gershon, Designing an in vitro System to Predict in vivo Success of Gene Targeted Mice

Michelle Li, Metallo Complex Mediated Synthesis of Pyrrolindolines via Cycloaddition


Faculty Awards

Congratulations to the faculty recipients of the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Sponsor Award!

  • Deepsikha Chatterjee, Theatre
  • Nancy Greenbaum, Chemistry
  • Donna Haverty-Stacke, History
  • Peter Moller, Psychology
  • Benjamin Ortiz, Biological Sciences

The awardees were nominated because of the exceptional advice and support they provide to so many of Hunter’s undergraduate students.  They were selected from student and faculty nominations.  Each received a certificate and an Apple product as a token of Hunter’s appreciation for all they have done to advance the academic and professional careers and aspirations of Hunter’s undergraduate students.








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