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!