GI Research Night Celebrates Ongoing Trainee Work With Poster Competition


The division of Gastroenterology hosted GI Research Night on April 9 at the University Club in Durham, drawing strong participation, celebrating the ongoing work and learning about GI-related science taking place across campus, and making new connections for researchers.

But the focus of the night was on GI trainees, whose work was highlighted by posters from students, residents, fellows, and post-docs. 

Winners from each category for best poster are:

Pre-medical students 
Serach Patterson              Mentor: Meira Epplein, PhD

Medical Students 
Kaia Miller                         Mentor: Cynthia Moylan, MD

Graduate students 
Makenzie Bonner             Mentor: Jatin Roper, MD

Isabelle Byers, MD           Mentor: Stephanie Garbarino, MD

MD fellows 
Danielle Mebuge, MD     Mentors: Katie Garman, MD & Meira Epplein, PhD

PhD post-doctoral fellows 
Naama Reicher, PhD       Mentor: Diego Bohorquez, PhD