GPB Student Wins UCLA Grad Slam Competition for Second Year in a Row
For the second year in a row a GPB student has taken the top honors at the UCLA Grad Slam competition. On March 5th, An-Chieh Feng, a 4th year in Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis, finished first in the UCLA Grad Slam finals. Feng will compete for a share of $10,000 in the UC-wide finals, currently still scheduled for Friday, May 8th at the LinkedIn Headquarters in San Francisco, CA. Check for latest status at https://gradslam.universityofcalifornia.edu and when the event takes place, tune in via live stream and cast your vote for An-Chieh for the Audience Choice Award.
5 other GPB students also made it to the final competition:
- Caitlin Aamodt, Neuroscience – How Songbirds can Help Us Find New Treatments for Autism
- Lucia Ichino, Molecular Biology – Unlocking the DNA
- Cassandra Meyer, Neuroscience – Taming the Neurodegenerative Monster in Multiple Sclerosis
- David Shia, Molecular Biology – Outmaneuvering Drug Resistant Cancer: A Game of Chess
- Gil Torten, Neuroscience – Preventing Blindness on a Cellular Level
Please join us in congratulating all GPB students who participated in this year’s Grad Slam competition.