Congratulations to ITEHP PhD candidate Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt for winning 1st prize in the poster competition at the GEMS meeting!

ClaudiaGH-ITEHPCongratulations to PhD candidate Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt from Dr. Joel Meyer’s lab for winning first prize in the poster competition at the Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society of North Carolina (GEMS) meeting this week!

There was a $200 prize for winning the competition for her poster, “Mechanism of rotenone mitotoxicity in C. elegans: role of the glyoxylate pathway.”

Dr. Meyer gave a talk on mitochondria as a target of environmental toxicants at the meeting, and Tony Luz, also from the Meyer lab, presented on “”Deficiencies in Mitochondrial Fission and Fusion Sensitize C. elegans to Arsenite-Induced Mitochondrial Dysfunction.”