Postgraduate Research Days April 2011 -Prize Winners
The 2011 annual Pharmacy Postgraduate Research Day was held in the Redwood Building on Wednesday 20th April. A total of 10 third year PhD students presented their work in the New Lecture Theatre as 10 minute oral presentations, whilst 14 of their second year colleagues had prepared presentations for the Poster Session held in the morning in the nearby workshop room.
Professor Ole Petersen, Head of the School of Biosciences in the University, was a guest for the day.
Two posters and two oral presentations were awarded prizes by a panel drawn from the academic staff which were presented by Prof Petersen.
The four prize winners pictures with Prof. Petersen, Prof Baxter (HoS) and Dr Emma Kidd (who organised the event). Click on image for full size version.
Poster Prize winners for 2nd year PhD students were as follows (in alphabetical order):
Synthesis and evaluations of 8-modified 2'-C-Methyl-6-O-Methyl Guanosine nucleosides and phosphoramidates
C. Bourdin, K. Madela, S.Chamberlain, C. McGuigan
The Impact of Disease on the Lives of Family Members of Patients
Golics, C.J., Salek, M.S., Basra, M.K.A. and Finlay, A.Y.
Oral presentation prizes for 3rd year students were as follows (in alphabetical order):
Nitric Oxide-independent targeting of soluble guanylyl cyclase limits infarct size in a model of acute myocardial infarction
Justin S. Bice, Kenneth T. Wann and Gary F. Baxter
Design, Synthesis and SAR Studies of Novel anti HCV Pro-Drugs. Identification of INX-08189 as a New Potent Clinical Candidate for HCV treatment.
K. Madela, J.Vernachio, J.Hutchins, D. Bryant, E.Gorovits, B. Ganguly, A. Hall, A. Kolykhalov, J. Muhammad, S. Chamberlain, G. Henson, C. McGuigan