2015 CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum

Feb. 23, 2015

The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences 2015 Undergraduate Research Forum was held February 19. Fifty students submitted abstracts to the forum, which was made up of five categories. Results of the judging were:

Animal Sciences – Animal Health (14 projects): 1st) Esther Lee (project advisor: Chien Li, University of Virginia School of Medicine); 2nd) Danielle Coleman (project advisor: Maurice Eastridge)
Animal Sciences – Nutrition (9 projects): 1st) Kate G. Meizlish (project advisor: Michael Lilburn); 2nd) Carter C. Wallinger (project advisor: Joseph Hogan)
Food Science (7 projects): 1st) Olivia Geoghegan
Social Sciences (5 projects): 1st) Laura E. Kington
Environmental and Plant Sciences (11 projects): 1st) Benjamin Rubinoff; 2nd) Alex Tyrpak

(Animal Sciences students in bold.)

The following Department of Animal Sciences faculty and staff members participated in the forum as judges:

  • Kelly George
  • Monique Pairis-Garcia
  • Kimberly Cole
  • Macdonald Wick
  • Maurice Eastridge