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Student Spotlight

Here we will keep everyone updated about the recent accomplishments of our IMSD students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst including conferences attended and those that they have presented at, any grants/scholarships/funding our students receive, along with any awards/honors, and other items of importance.  

April 2015- Dissertation Defense

Joelle A. Labastide               April 2, 2015 (Thursday)       11:00 a.m.      Goessmann 153

Time- and Polarization-Resolved Photoluminescence Studies of Directional Coupling in Isolated Semiconductor Nanostructures”

Research Adviser: Michael D. Barnes

Cornelius Taabazuing          April 3, 2015 (Friday)            1:00 pm           Goessman 153

Inhibition and Cofactor Targeting of Hypoxia-Sensing Enzymes”

Research Adviser:       Michael J. Knapp


The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) is funded by the national Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to IMSD Faculty Principal Investigators: Drs. Sandra Petersen (VASCI), Barry Braun (KIN), Surita Bhatia (ECS), Donald Fisher (ECS) and Sally Powers (PSYCH)