2015 Winners

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1st Place, iPad Air

Great Scott!

Dr. Nathan Ahlgren is a postdoc at the Jed Fuhrman lab. He is interested in characterizing interactions between marine bacteria and protists, including investigating how protist predation (grazing) alters community composition as well as looking for novel mutualistic interactions between bacteria and protists. Ahlgren uses whole community approaches enabled by 16S rRNA tag sequencing and single-cell approaches.


Screen Shot 2015-09-28 at 2.34.02 PM2nd Place, $50 Amazon Gift Card

Peek-a-boo! #SelfieWithMyMentor

Dr. Mohan Singh is a postdoc studying the Hedgehog signaling pathway in hematological malignancies at the Division of Hematology, Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Singh is also the networking chair for the USC Postdoc Association.


Screen Shot 2015-09-28 at 2.38.21 PM3rd Place, $25 Amazon Gift Card

Tommy Trojan hasn’t aged one bit! Mom’s MA graduation June 1989!

Dr. Ann Kim is postdoc with the USC Rossier School of Education.