The School of Biological Sciences proudly congratulates Assistant Professor Dequina Nicholas on the remarkable achievement of being selected to give a presentation, titled “Lipid Antigen Presentation on CD1a Redefines Type 2 Diabetes as an Autoimmune Response to Lipids,” at the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
This prestigious honor not only recognizes her exceptional contributions to the field of biological sciences but also showcases the school’s commitment to fostering cutting-edge research and educational excellence.
By securing this speaking opportunity at the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting through a competitive selection process, Professor Nicholas has not only demonstrated her exceptional research prowess but also brought immense recognition to the School of Biological Sciences. This achievement further solidifies UCI’s standing as a premier research and educational institution.
The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have been instrumental in inspiring scientific generations and building sustainable networks of young scientists worldwide since their inception in 1951. These meetings serve as a unique forum for exchange between Nobel Laureates and the next generation of leading scientists. As a participant in this globally recognized event, Professor Nicholas had the invaluable opportunity to engage in dialogue with some of the most accomplished minds in their respective fields, fostering international collaborations and furthering the frontiers of knowledge.
Professor Dequina Nicholas’ presentation can be viewed here (starting at 53:30).