Date:     April 2, 2014


To:          All UF Graduate Students, Coordinators and Staff


From:    UF Graduate School


RE:          Tomorrow, 2 p.m.: Three Minute Thesis Competition Finals



The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition finals are taking place this Thursday and you are invited to attend!


The competition challenges students to present their doctoral research to a general audience in 3 minutes or less.


Attending the 3MT Competition would be an excellent opportunity for you to network and also see the type of research being conducted by other graduate students at UF. Presentation topics range from medicine, engineering, education, public health, and much more.


The event is FREE and we will be serving complimentary  refreshments.


The audience will also have the opportunity to vote and the presenter with the most votes will win the People’s Choice award.


When: April 3, 2014

Where: Reitz Union Auditorium

Time: 2 pm- 4 pm


To RSVP please visit:


Taj Azarian

Ph.D. Student in Epidemiology

Title: Transmission of Community-Associated Staphylococcus aureus: A Genomic and Ecological Approach to Unraveling the Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens


Lindsay Vecchio

Ph.D. Student in Curriculum and Instruction

Title: Haitian-American Generation 1.5 Students’ Experiences in ENC 1101 Course


Suguna Jairam

Ph.D. Student in Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Title: Synthesis of Sustainable and Stable Waterborne Latex of Bio Based Polymer Encapsulated Nanophase Via Miniemulsion Polymerization


Ian Stern

Ph.D. Student in Physics

Title: Improving Dark Matter Searches


Regina Martuscello

Ph.D. Student in Medical Sciences

Title: Modulation of Tumor Metabolism Via Dietary Intervention Slows Proliferation of Glioblastoma


Gabrielle Ferro

Ph.D. Student in Food and Resource Economics

Title: A Detailed Analysis of the National School Lunch Program and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance   



Badal Juneja

Ph.D. Student in Biomedical Engineering

Title: Backscatter Imaging System for Medical Applications


Christina Graves

Ph.D. Student in Medical Sciences

Title: Intestinal Epithelial Cell Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes


Chanda Littles

Ph.D. Student in Interdisciplinary Ecology

Title: Investigating Manatee Population Dynamics in Northwest Florida


Michael Schulz

Ph.D. Chemistry

Title: Targeting Pediatric Osteosarcoma with Polymer-Mediated Radiotherapy


Kimberly Hawkins

Ph.D. Student in Medical Sciences

Title: Enhancing the Resolution Pathway as a New Ischemic Stroke Treatment


For more information, please contact Ruth Visuete at [log in to unmask].


We look forward to seeing you there!