Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Rapid-Fire Research Symposium, hosted by the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM), designed to challenge trainees to present their research in 7 minutes! The symposium included a career development session, as well as a networking and awards reception for all the participants, their supervisors and a few special guests. Many thanks to the organizers, Dr. Thomas Netticadan and Dr. Samantha Pauls, with help from Chelsey Walchuk, Susara Madduma Hewage and Susan Zettler.
2nd place: Chelsey Walchuk
Lab Affiliation: Dr. Miyoung Suh
Research project: Eggs for eyes: Lutein and omega-3 enriched egg consumption improved the eye health of healthy Caucasian older adults
3rd place: Anne Marques-Mendonça
Lab Affiliation: Dr. Harold Aukema
Research project: Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on sex differences in fat tissues in the rat