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Mount students present research at 70th Eastern Colleges Science Conference

April 19, 2016
NEWBURGH, N.Y. -

                                    

Mount Biology major Jacqueline Copeland of Newburgh, N.Y. was awarded “Outstanding Poster Presentation” and “Excellence in Innovation Research” for her poster, “Identification of Genetic Interactions Associated with PRP5 Using S. cerevisiae as a Model.” To the right is Mount faculty mentor Evan Merkhofer, assistant biology professor. 

Five students from Mount Saint Mary College recently presented research projects at the 70th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC) at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass.

Biology major Jacqueline Copeland of Newburgh, N.Y., was awarded “Outstanding Poster Presentation” and “Excellence in Innovation Research” for her poster, “Identification of Genetic Interactions Associated with PRP5 Using S. cerevisiae as a Model.”

Biology/pre-med major Devin Caugh of Rhinebeck, N.Y. and psychology major Jamie Noyes of Pine Bush, N.Y. gave well-attended talks on their research. Biology major Dharamhet Khangura of Livingston Manor, N.Y. and biology/pre-med major Lily Goodman of Brewster, N.Y. presented their research in poster form.

Mount faculty mentors who attended the conference were chemistry professor Lynn Maelia, associate biology professor Suparna Bhalla, assistant marketing professor Colleen Kirk, and assistant biology professor Evan Merkhofer.

The April 2 conference marked the eighth year the Mount community has participated in the ECSC.

                   

Mount Saint Mary College professors and students attended the 70th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference on April 2. Left to right, back row: Dharamhet Khangura of Livingston Manor, N.Y. and chemistry professor Lynn Maelia. Front row: Jacqueline Copeland of Newburgh, N.Y.; assistant biology professor Evan Merkhofer; Devin Caugh of Rhinebeck, N.Y.; associate biology professor Suparna Bhalla; and Lily Goodman of Brewster, N.Y. Not pictured: assistant marketing professor Colleen Kirk and Jamie Noyes of Pine Bush, N.Y.