Oct 31, 2020
Three SPU students will present their research during the poster session at the annual Murdock College Science Research Conference, November 6 - 7, 2020. This year's conference will be held virtually. Colton Smith (BS Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2021) will discuss his project, Influence of the pig-tailed macaque vaginal microbiome on susceptibility to Mycoplasma genitalium infection, supervised by Dr. Gwen Wood, University of Washington. Suzanne Stafford (BS Biochemistry, 2021) will discuss her project, Mycoplasma genitalium evades antibody binding by slowing antigen association kinetics, supervised by Dr. Ben McFarlnd, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Angie Vazquez (BS Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2021) will discuss her project, Murine Herpesvirus 68 (MHV-68) Infected Cells Require Glutamine for Effective Viral Production, supervised by Dr. Tracie Delgado. Congratulations to these students and their research mentors for representing SPU!