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Briggsies win awards at the 2024 LBC Research Showcase

February 19, 2024

Lyman Briggs College held our 17th annual Research Showcase February 15, 2024, sponsored by MSUFCU. 26 in-person groups and four virtual presentations were included in the showcase.

Congratulations to the Briggsies who won awards for their presentations across 9 categories. 

You can see photos from the event on Flickr.

Award winners received a certificate and a $250 prize, sponsored by MSU Federal Credit Union. Note that for many, the research was part of teams across MSU.

Best virtual presentation: Tumorigenic Potential of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Chemoprevention by Natural Compounds 

  • Bailey Delcamp

Best Biological sciences presentations *2 awards

  • Studies of patient mutations in yeast to gain insight into a childhood neurodegenerative disease: Grace Stys
  • Differences in Pubertal Curve Progression among Females with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Using Pregnenolone Therapy: A Retrospective Case-Controlled Series: Brooke DuRussel

Best Microbiology presentation: Proximal Human Milk Feeding Practices are associated with 3-month-old Infant Gut Microbiota Diversity 

  • Nikita Nel
Best Interdisciplinary presentation: Neural Differentiation of Endometrial vs Healthy Cell Lines for Endometriosis Detection 
  • Shreshta Sinha

Best Science Communication presentation: The Asian Elephant's Biggest Fear: Tourists 

  • Brooke Seelenbinder

Best Physical Science or Mathematics presentation: Looking to YouTube for Chemistry Educational Videos? How Students Can Search Smarter. 

  • Leah Zajac, Sophia Gudinas

Best Social Science presentation: Undergraduate Students' Understanding of Equity in MSU's Residential Colleges  

  • Anum Latif, Amaya Aten

Best Education presentation: Utilizing Student’s Cultural Experiences In Physics Assessments 

  • Matthew Gagea

Best Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in STEM presentation: Broadening Knowledge of Historical Health Inequities Through Art in Hospital Settings 

  • Quynh Tong, Natalie Seitz, Neha Navathe