July 21, 2017


Post doctoral fellow in the department of epidemiology, Patrick Apopa, recently won an award for his scientific poster at the 14th annual MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Conference, March 23-25. Apopa’s poster was titled, “Cyanobacteria Colonization in the Lung Exhibit Innate Inflammatory Response Leading to Lung Adenocarcinoma.” He won $150 for his work. Other UAMS authors on the abstract include Rosalind Penney, Ph.D., Konstantinos Arnaoutakis, M.D., Matthew A. Steliga, M.D., Susanne Jeffus, M.D., Nishi Shah, M.D., Orloff Mohammed, Ph.D, Emine Bircan, Ph.D. student, and Jing Jin, Ph.D. student.