2015 Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society’s Student Research Conference Award Winners

November 30, 2015

The Scientific Research Society (Sigma Xi) is an international honor society of scientists and engineers that has maintained a distinguished history of service to science and society for over 100 years. There are Sigma Xi chapters throughout the world that can be found at universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers alike. During the 2015 Sigma Xi student research conference in Kansas City, two outstanding Minority Science Program (MSP) students received honors for their research;

  • Priscilla San Juan,

Research title: The effects of Perchlorate exposure on growth and lipid metabolism in the model nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.

  • Michal Emami,

Research title: Sex-specific Patterns of the Neuroepigenome within the Neocortex are Associated with Sex Differences in Fear-related Learning and Memory.