Our students receive many awards, both within Warwick and from external organisations.
Emma Reilly, a third year SLS Biochemistry student, has won the best project presentation award at the British Society of Plant Pathology (BSPP) Summer Student Symposium 2021. Emma's project was entitled 'Harnessing pathogenicity mechanisms to engineer plants tolerant to heat stress'.
Congratulations go to third year Biochemistry student Katie Savva who won the UKSEDS (UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space) Outreach Ambassador of the Year award.
Katie has a strong interest in space and has recently been accepted onto the European Space Agency’s Spin Your Thesis 2021 campaign, with her team Noah's Arc, carrying out research into the movement of nutrients into vesicles under hypergravity.
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You might also like to listen to an interview Katie recently gave about her interest in biochemistry, space and quidditch! YouTube interview (6 Feb 2021)
The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is an annual event inspiring thousands of students to build a better world by solving problems with the help of synthetic biology. In November 2020, the Warwick iGEM team secured a gold medal at the iGEM Virtual Giant Jamboree for their colibactin detection kit. SLS team members were Tudor Onose, Jade Oh, Valeriia Nadmitova, Adriana Lopez Gonzalez, Grace Goater and Andris Gyori. They were joined by undergraduates from Maths and Computer Science. Find out more about the project