Excellent student presentations at Phys Phest 2010

Posted on Friday, September 10th, 2010

Phys Phest, a symposium of talks by M.Sc. students who are completing their first year in our program, was held on September 8th. The audience was treated to eleven excellent presentations on a diverse range of high-quality research. The presentations were judged by members of the audience.

First prize was awarded to Corey Kelly for his presentation, Tracking MinD protein oscillations as an in situ indicator of cell viability
Second prize was awarded to John Russell for his presentation, Numerical Simulations of Distant Gas Giant Formation in Protoplanetary Disks

Third prize was shared by:

  • Glynis Perrett, Calibration of the MSL APXS using a fundamental parameters approach
  • Meaghan Ward, Solid State NMR: Proton Detection in Proteorhodopsin Structure Determination
  • Peter Zimmerman, Overcharging a Black Hole and Electromagnetic Self-force

The Department of Physics is extremely proud of all of the participants!

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