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AIDL Winners at CSU’s 2017 Research Day

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Two researchers from the Arthropod-borne and Infectious Disease Laboratory (AIDL) were honored at CSU’s 2017 Research Day.

Nunya Chotiwan, a PhD candidate in Dr. Rushika Perera’s laboratory, won third place for her oral presentation, “Rapid and specific detection of Asian-lineage Zika virus,” while Dr. Claudia Rückert won second place for her oral presentation, “Aedes aegypti may simultaneously transmit chikungunya, dengue, and Zika viruses.” Dr. Rückert works in the Ebel Laboratory. A total of 128 undergraduates, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows presented their research findings to an audience of hundreds at CSU’s Lory Student Center.