GSBS Congratulations the Charlton Research Award Recipients

Samantha Moores, Natalia Quirk, Alec Stepanian & Yishak A. Woldetsadik were recognized this year.
smanatha moores, alec stephanian, natalia quirk, yishak woldetsadik

Photo: Samantha Moores and Alec Stepanian (top, left to right); Natalia Quirk and Yishak A. Woldetsadik (bottom, left to right)

The Charlton Student Research Award is presented annually to students in the third or fourth year of training at GSBS. The award is based solely on research accomplishments during a student’s graduate career at Tufts.

This Year's Recipients

Samantha Moores

Samantha is a Genetics, Molecular & Cellular Biology PhD student conducting her research with Peter Juo, PhD. Her project focuses on mechanisms involved in polyglutamine accumulation in muscle.

Natalia Quirk

Natalia is a Molecular Microbiology PhD student conducting her research with Shumin Tan, PhD. Her project focuses on Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its interaction with phagosomes.

Alec Stepanian

Alec is a Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology MD/PhD student conducting his research with Iris Jaffe, MD, PhD. His project focuses on mechanisms of cardiotoxicity of chemotherapeutics.

Yishak A. Woldetsadik

Yisjak is a Molecular Microbiology PhD students conducting his research with Andrew Camilli, PhD. His project focuses on the way interaction with phage affect Vibrio cholerae.