CNG Trainees Win Awards at UF Drug Discovery Symposium

        CNG Trainees Win Awards at UF Drug       Discovery Symposium

The Center for Natural Porducts, Drug Discovery and Development held their UF drug discovery symposium at the UF Hilton Conference Center on September 21-22, 2017.  This year’s symposium featured an exciting lineup of invited speakers covering most major research institutes across Florida and also includes three plenary lectures from leading scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, The National Cancer Institute and The Scripps Research Institute. Additional highlights of the event included, poster and oral competitions for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and a closing reception with an awards ceremony on September 22.

Join us in congratulating Jana Jenquin and Kaalak Reddy, both from Dr. Andy Berglund’s lab, on winning awards at this symposium.

Jana Jenquin, BSc


Jana Jenquin, a Ph.D candidate, won an award for her poster presentation.







Kaalak Reddy, PhD



Dr. Kaalak Reddy, an Myotonic Dystrophy Post-doctoral fellow, won the prize for the best oral presentation for a post-doctoral fellow.