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Citadel News Service

For release
March 16, 2004

College announces winners of
Third Annual Citadel Undergraduate Research Conference

  Cadets describe their research projects to interested viewers at the Third Annual Undergraduate Research Conference in Daniel Library March 12.

           The Citadel is pleased to announce the winners of the Third Annual Citadel Undergraduate Research Conference. Cadet Matt Verdin came in first place for his research entitled “Generation and Identification of RGR-/- RPE65-/- Double Knockout Mice.” Cadet John Speck won second place honors for “In Silico Analysis of the Salamander Green Rod/Blue Cone Promoter,” and Joe Hoerl won third place for “Practical Uses of Robot Autonomy and Survivability.”

           There were 22 projects entered in this year’s conference, representing six disciplines—biology, chemistry, computer science, electrical engineering, physics, and psychology. The research competition is an annual highlight of the Corps Day Weekend festivities.


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