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Congratulations recipients of Fall 2016 awards!

The Awards Committee (Carol Silverman, chair, Ana Lara, Madonna, Moss and Kirstin Sterner) is pleased to announce the following Fall 2016 awards. Congratulations to the esteemed recipients!

Health Education Department Fund:

  • Theresa Gildner, $250, poster: “Mind over matter: are physical performance and subjective well-being linked in older adults? Results from the Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)” at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 2017.
  •  Noah Simons, $250, poster: “Host immune gene expression and viral infection status from whole blood transcriptomics in the Ugandan red colobus” at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 2017.
  •  Noah Simons, $1000 dissertation research on genes and viral infection status in the Ugandan red colobus.

Pauline Wollenberg Juda Memorial Endowment:

  • Diana Christie, $400.00, paper: “Associations between MHC-DQA1 regulatory variation and the gut microbiome in the Ugandan red colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus tephrosceles)” at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 2017.