Graduate Students Dhuri and Li Take Top Honors in local AAPS Poster Competition

Two UConn Pharmacy students display their first and second place certificates from the 2019 AAPS Rearearch Symposium at URI
Karishma Dhuri (l) and Tingting Li (r) display their AAPS Research Symposium Award certificates (UConn photo/Karin Burgess)

Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate students Karishma Dhuri representing assistant professor Raman Bahal’s lab and Tingting Li from the lab of professor Diane Burgess, were recipients of first and second place honors in the poster competition at the second annual UConn/URI American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS ) symposium held earlier in the fall at the University of  Rhode Island.

The symposium is designed for students and young professionals in the biological and pharmacological sciences to present research, attend career workshops and hear about research in industry and academia.

Founded in 1986, AAPS  is a professional, scientific organization of apporixmately 7,000 individual members and more than 10,000 additional stakeholders from academia, industry, government, and  other pharmaceutical sciences-related research institutions worldwide. UConn’s student chapter provides students with opportunities for professional advancement and leadership development, and fosters participation in outreach activities that further the goals and objectives of AAPS.