The UCCS Mountain Lion Grad Slam competition finals, this year an all-LAS event, will take place Friday (1/31/20) from 12-1 in Berger Hall. Graduate students will explain their research in an engaging way. Each student gets 1 slide and 3 minutes to present their research to a layperson audience. The winner of this competition represents UCCS at the Colorado Graduate Schools competition and at the Western Association of Graduate Schools competition.
This year’s finalists:
Amanda Devane (Psychology), The Power of Belief: Revolutionizing the Way We Provide Trauma Treatment, Advisor: Dr. Charles Benight
Brittini A. Hill (Biology), Immigrant Dolphins, Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Bono
Julia Hilliard (Biology), Winter is Coming: Lyme Disease Interaction in the Tick, Advisor: Dr. Meghan Lybecker
Julie Hurd (Psychology), To Use or Not to Use: The Relationship Between Marijuana and Trauma Recovery, Advisor: Dr. Charles Benight
Brianne McGrath (Physics), The Strange Magnet: Iron Rhodium, Advisors: Dr. Karen Livesey and Dr. Robert Camley
Sara Rodriguez (Biochemistry), Role of Large Genome Arrangements on Genome Organization and Gene Expression in Neurospora crassa, Advisor: Dr. Andrew Klocko
Winners and presentations videos from past years can be viewed on the Grand Slam webpage.