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GPB Students Excel in Grad Slam Competition

5 GPB students advanced to the final round of the 2019 UCLA Grad Slam competition.  Taking the top honors, Nyasha Maforo (Physics and Biology in Medicine), will receive a $5000 grant and will compete at the all-UC Grad Slam competition on Friday, May 10th at the LinkedIn Headquarters in San Francisco.  Additionally, Allison Daly (Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis) won 2nd prize ($3000) and 3 other students were selected as finalists (Aleksandr Gorin – Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis, Alexander Sercel – Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis, and Allyson Terry – Molecular Pharmacology). 


Check out all of their presentations below. 


Nyasha Maforo, Physics & Biology in Medicine Home Area – At The Heart Of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


Allison Daly, Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis Home Area – Your Immune System, Your Best Friend Or Worst Enemy?


Aleksandr Gorin, Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis Home Area (MSTP), Designing An HIV Vaccine


Alexander Sercel, Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis Home Area – Recharging The Batteries Of Life


Allyson Terry, Molecular Pharmacology Home Area – Securing The Health Of Organ Transplant Recipients