Lab News

Research Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol - Spring 2021                                                                            Lab member Sierra Posey was chosen to present her research at the Oklahoma state capitol in March 2021. Congratulations Sierra!

SACNAS Conference - Registration/Travel Award Oct 2020                                                                            Lab member Brenden Determann is a recipient of the SACNAS registration/travel award for the 2020 conference. Congratulations Brenden!

OK-LSAMP Symposium Winners! Oct 3, 2020
Three undergraduate students won poster awards at the annual OK-LSAMP Symposium. Congratulations lab members!                                                                                                                                                     Cheyenne Daugherty - 1st place poster, Life Sciences                                                                                     Sierra Posey - 2nd place poster, Life Sciences                                                                                               Brittney Conn - 3rd place poster, Life Sciences

Wentz Research Scholarship - 2020-2021                                                                                                                   Lab member Brittney Conn was awarded the prestigious Wentz Research Scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year. Congratulations Brittney!

Lab Graduates - Spring 2020: 

Our first undergraduate researchers, Emma Maritz and Brinley Cannon graduated in May 2020! Congratulations Emma and Brinley!

Emma successfully defended her honor's thesis entitled: "Identification and Drug Resistance of Fungal Pathogens in Cystic Fibrosis Patients." Emma received a BS in Microbiology and pre-nursing, with honors and will attend OU College of Nursing in the fall of 2020! 

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Brinley successfully defended her honor's thesis entitled: "Mechanism of Lysosomal Cathepsin B Degradation of Cryptococcus neoformans." Brinley received a BS in Biochemistry and pre-vet, with honors and will attend TX A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall of 2020!

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February 2020: Wozniak lab awarded a COBRE project grant from NIH (GMS)!

November 2018: Wozniak lab awarded a pilot grant from the Oklahoma Center for Resipiratory and Infectious Diseases (OCRID)! 

Scholarships and Awards:

April 2019: Congratulations to Emma Maritz and Sierra Posey - recipients of the Nancy Charlene Malkenhorst Scholarship from the OSU College of Arts & Sciences!

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April 2018: Congratulations to Brittney Conn - recipient of the Joan Marie Tippieconnie scholarship from the OSU College of Arts & Sciences!

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Poster Presentations:

Life Sciences Freshman Research Symposium - April 2018

Our 3 freshmen research students presented posters at the HHMI Life Sciences Freshman Research Symposium. Great job by Savannah, Sierra, and Brittney!

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Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Symposium - April 2018

All undergraduate students in the lab presented posters at the annual departmental symposium. Great presentations by Emma, Savannah, Sierra, and Brittney!

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