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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.

 Programme for the day   


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.



PGResearchDay2011-Prizewinners with Prof Petersen, Prof Baxter & Dr Kidd  624.8 Kb


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):


PGResearchDay2011-Claire Bourdin with Prof Petersen



Claire Bourdin




Synthesis and evaluations of 8-modified 2'-C-Methyl-6-O-Methyl Guanosine nucleosides and phosphoramidates

C. Bourdin, K. Madela, S.Chamberlain, C. McGuigan




Catherine Golics 




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.

PGResearchDay2011-CatherineGolics with Dr Wann


Oral presentation prizes for 3rd year students were as follows (in alphabetical order):


PGResearchDay2011-Justin Bice + Prof Petersen


Justin Bice


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


Karolina Madela 



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

PGResearchDay2011-Karolina Madela