The 2018 MBID Retreat brought graduate students, postdocs, and faculty from various institutions together to share in a collaboration of the minds! Congratulations to all of the Poster Award Recipients for your hard work and dedication to the world of Microbiology and Infectious Disease.

Poster Award recipients at the 2018 MBID Retreat. L to R: Heidi Kaplan, Poster Award recipients Ozgur Karkuzu, Elisa Vesely, and Anubama Rajan, Terri Koehler, Steve Norris


1st Place-  Ozgur Karakuzu, Microbiology department at UTHealth-McGovern Medical School

2nd Place- Aparna Krishnavajhala, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Graduate Students

1st Place-  Elisa Vesely,Microbiology department at UTHealth-McGovern Medical School

2nd Place- Anubama Rajan, Molecular Virology and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine

Thank you to everyone who came for helping to make it another spectacular event this year! A special thank you to all of our presenters for sharing your wealth of knowledge!

(For presenter/poster information see 2018MBIDRetreatProgramFinal)

Retreat Hosted by: 

Steven Norris, Ph.D.

Theresa Kohler, Ph.D.

Heidi Kaplan, Ph.D.

Retreat Coordinator:

Laura Newell