Info for Tester Symposium


Aloha everyone,

Thank you so much for making the 41st annual Albert L. Tester Symposium possible! Thanks again to all of our sponsors, volunteers, and the the biology office staff (especially Audrey Shintani) for helping us put on such an exciting symposium.  

This years Tester Symposium will be held on April 6-8 in the Campus Center Ballroom.  The banquet will be held on April 9, 2016 at the Waikiki Aquarium.  Our Distinguished Speaker will be Dolph Schluter from the University of British Columbia.

Here is a list of the awards for this year's symposium, as well as our gracious sponsors:

Best Paper Award:
Jessica Maxfield - Biology
Caitlin Shishido - Biology
Emilie Richards - Biology

Best Paper Honorable Mention:
Mackenzie Gerringer - Marine Biology
Richard Coleman - Biology


Best Rapid Fire Talk:
Ariana Huffmyer - Marine Biology


Rapid Fire Honorable Mention:
Evan Barba - Marine Biology


Best Undergraduate Rapid Fire Talk:
Corinna Hong - Biology


Best Undergraduate Rapid Fire Honorable Mention:

Crystal Valdez - Biology

Best Graduate Poster:
Victor Ruthig - Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Physiology
Ariana Huffmyer - Marine Biology

Best Undergraduate Poster:
Lauren Yumol - Global Environmental Science

Best Undergraduate Poster Honorable Mention:
Debbie Yoshimoto - Biology


Gee-Whiz Award:
Garrett Johnson - Marine Biology

Sponsors:

Department Sponsors:

Department of Botany
Department of Oceanography
College of Natural Sciences
John A. Burns School of Medicine
Marine Biology Graduate Program
Sea Grant CollegeProgram
Stern Foundation
Student Activity and Program Fee Board

Faculty Sponsors:

Dr. Kevin Bennett
Dr. Megan Porter
Dr. Mark Hixon
Dr. Cynthia Hunter
Dr. Peter Marko
Dr. Amy Moran
Dr. Bob Thomson
Dr. Margaret McFall-Ngai

Thanks again, and we hope that you enjoy the symposium!!

 

Here is the schedule for this year's Tester Symposium:

Wednesday (4/6) 

12:30 - 4:00 - Student presentations

4:15 - 5:15 - Welcome Address by Dr. Dolph Schluter

Thursday (4/7) 

9:00 - 4:00 - Student Presentations

4:00 - 5:30 - Poster Session with cash bar

Friday (4/8) 

9:00 - 3:30 - Student Presentations

4:00 - 5:00 - Keynote Address by Dr. Dolph Schluter in BioMed B103 

5:00 - 7:00 - Student social and pau hana with Dr. Dolph Schluter

Saturday (4/9)

6:00PM-9:00PM - Banquet and awards at Waikiki Aquarium

 

**PLEASE NOTE THE AWARDS BANQUET IS ON SATURDAY THIS YEAR AND NOT ON FRIDAY AS IN PREVIOUS YEARS**

Banquet tickets are now being sold! Tickets are $15 for students, $20 for post docs and staff, $30 for faculty and guests, and $10 for children under 12. You can purchase your banquet tickets in 216 Edmondson Hall (Biology Department office) until 12pm on Friday April 8, 2016. As in previous years, the alcohol for the banquet must be brought in before the event. Please drop off your alcohol WITH YOUR NAME LABELED on the bottle to the Biology office (Edmondson 216) by 12 pm on Friday April 8, 2016. 

OFFICIAL TESTER FLYER HERE!

OFFICIAL TESTER PROGRAM HERE!

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11/03/2016 at 3:15pm