Poretsky | Spring 2017 wrap-up
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Spring 2017 wrap-up

This academic year is over and we’ve been busy in the Poretsky lab. Some highlights for 2016-2017:

  • Melissa and Emily spent some time in WA at the NOAA Fisheries lab in March
  • Rachel Macam presented her work (with Jarrad on the microbiomes of members of the UIC swim team as they train and compete) at the UIC Undergraduate Research Forum in April.
  • Adit was awarded a Hadley Grant to continue his work on DOM dynamics in Lake Michigan
  • Dr. Poretsky was nominated for a “Rising Star in Basic Life Sciences” (UIC) and selected as the UIC nominee for a Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists (NYAS).
  • Dr. Poretsky worked as a Master Mentor for the NYAS’s 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program
  • Adit will be presenting his research at the upcoming International Association for Great Lakes Research conference.