2019 Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologists (PANWAT) Awards

Best Undergraduate Student Poster

1st Kelley Bastin, Oregon State University:
“Metabolic response to benzo[a]pyrene toxicity in normal human bronchial epithelial cells”

Best Graduate Student Poster Presentation

3rd (tie) Yvonne Rericha, Oregon State University:
“Systems toxicological investigation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)”

3rd (tie) Lindsay Wilson, Oregon State University:
“A systematic variation of experimental conditions to help harmonize zebrafish early life stage bioactivity screening”

Best Postdoctoral Researcher Presentation

2nd Subham Dasgupta, Oregon State University – data presented from work at UC Riverside:
“Unraveling mechanisms of tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate-induced epiboly arrest in zebrafish”

Best Graduate Student Platform Presentation

1st Yvonne Chang, Oregon State University:
“Beyond pathway analysis: leveraging a weighted gene co-expression analysis to link gene sets with PAH-related cancer risk and regulatory values in 3D human bronchial epithelium”

2nd Prarthana Shankar, Oregon State University:
“Utilizing genome-wide transcriptomics in zebrafish to discover and characterize a novel biomarker for aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation”