Congratulations to The Kaeberlein Lab on receiving multiple awards!

Congratulations to The Kaeberlein Lab on receiving multiple awards! 

The Kaeberlein Lab just returned from the 47th annual meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE) in Philadelphia, PA and received multiple awards:

  1. Travel award winners:
    Jason Pitt (post doctoral, also selected to give a talk at the conference)
    Michael Kiflezghi
    Nicole Tatom (URM travel award, undergraduate mentored by Alessandro Bitto)
    Michell Lee (UW Nathan Shock sponsored travel award)
  2. Data Blitz Award:

    Pre-doctoral:
    1st: Ben Blue – The Explosive Power of the WormBot: an automated system for C.elegans lifespan analysis
    2nd: Michell LeePterocarpus marsupium extract (PME) extends yeast lifespan

    Post Doctoral
    2nd: Matt Crane
    3rd: Alessandro Bitto

    Nicole Tatom won a special award for presentation excellence by an undergraduate (she was the only undergraduate even selected to give a talk which is a major accomplishment)

Since 2011, student achievement awards have been offered annually, as a memorial to the mentorship of James Joseph, to the best oral presenters in a trainee session (the “data blitz”) based on true peer review.