Students place at annual meeting in Baton Rouge


ULM Hawkeye

The College of Pharmacy brought back trophies after their recent attendance at the 17th annual Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN) meeting. The two-day event took place on Jan 18 and 19 in Baton Rouge.

Toxicology senior Alexis Alexander placed third for her undergraduate poster presentation.

Achyut Dahal, a graduate student in pharmacy, won first place for his poster, “Physicochemical characterization of HER2 targeted modified peptidomimetics.”

A.K.M. Nawshad Hossain, a graduate student in pharmacy, placed second for his poster, “miR-143 and miR-506 combinatorial treatment: inhibitors of cell cycle progression and angiogenesis in lung cancer cells in vitro.”

According to LBRN’s website, the annual meeting allows LBRN program participants, committee members and administrators meet to review individual research accomplishments and to discuss the overall program activity.