BME Graduate Student Erica Andreozzi wins $15,000 prize in the TATRC Grand Challenge

Erica Andreozzi microglia targeting poster

Erica Andreozzi microglia targeting poster

The TATRC Grand Challenge was held in conjunction with 11th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium held on the UC Davis Campus June 17-19, 2010.  The Grand Challenge selected a short list of ten semi-finalists based on submissions of 2-page extended abstracts.  From this 5 finalists were selected to continue in the competition by giving oral and poster presentations.  The finalists were in contention for awards amounting to 1st prize $25K, 2nd prize $15K, 3rd prize $10K, 4th prize $5K and 5th prize $1K.  Erica was placed second, in a close race, for her work proposing to use multimodal imaging techniques to diagnose and understand traumatic brain injury.  Congratulations Erica!

 

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