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  • Grand Prize: Naoko Uno, Infectious Diseases, Designing a Universal Dengue Vaccine
  • Runner-up: Kate Zipay, Management, Work Hard, Play Hard: Hobby Jobs, Nostalgia, and Playfulness at Work
  • People’s Choice: Kristen Lear, ICON Forestry & Natural Resources, A Story of Bat Conservation and…Tequila 


  • Krishna Latha, Infectious Diseases, Breathe Easy: TPL2 Fights Your Flu
  • Carmen Kraus, Plant Breeding, Genetics, & Genomics, The Shape of Tomatoes
  • Michael Snell, Psychology, Beyond Identity Politics
  • Lainie Pomerleau, English, In Their Own Words: The Forgotten Literature of Medieval Queens
  • Alexis Ramos, Plant Breeding, Genetics, & Genomics, Making Tomato Bigger: Mining New Fruit Shape and Size Genes
  • Alicer K. Andrew, Infectious Diseases, Placental Malaria: A Global Menace to the Miracle of Life
  • Benjamin Leiva, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Economics and Energy: Getting More Light than Heat

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