Six CCNY students win national recognition for biomedical research

Six City College of New York participants were winners at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Tampa, Fla. Each received awards in the poster presentation category.

The students and their topics are:

  • Kevin Gonzalez, developmental biology;
  • Candice Forrester, engineering, physics, math;
  • Svetlana Markova, engineering, physics, math;
  • Elizabeth T. Yim, social and behavioral sciences;
  • Chrissy Cherenfant, cell biology;
  • Michael Obadina, cancer biology.

Another CCNY student, biology major Emmanuel Dwomoh, took first place for his poster presentation at the Meharry Translational Research Center Health Disparities Conference in Nashville, Tenn.

ABRCMS is one of the largest, professional conferences for underrepresented minority students, military veterans, and persons with disabilities to pursue advanced training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. ABRCMS attracts approximately 3,600 individuals, including 1,900 undergraduate and post baccalaureate students, 400 graduate students and postdoctoral scientists and 1,300 faculty, program directors and administrators. Students come from more than 350 U.S. colleges and universities.

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