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Irwin Quintela receives award!

Irwin Quintela, a MS graduate research assistant in the Pathogenic Microbiology Laboratory led by Dr. Vivian Wu, received the following two awards at the recent Institute of Food Technologist (IFT) meeting.

  • Z. John Oral (Food Microbiology Division): Graduate Student Research Paper Oral Competition (2nd Place), July 14, 2013
  • ¬†International Food Nanoscience Conference Poster Competition (Finalist, received a Certificate of Merit)July 12, 2013

 

The title of his project is “Direct Detection of Various Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains by an Optical Sensing Method using Oligonucleotide-functionalized Gold Nanoparticles (AuNps)” a USDA NIFA AFRI funded project.

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