May, 2017
McDevitt Lab Members Shines at Gladstone Retreat
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The Gladstone Institutes hosted its annual retreat at the Asilomar State Park Ground on the Monterey peninsula, May 10–12, 2017. The goal of the retreat is to bring together the 300 Gladstone scientists to share their research, gain valuable feedback, build new collaborations, and expand professional networks within Gladstone.  Several McDevitt lab members were highlighted at the retreat for their various accomplishments. Tracy Hookway, PhD, received the top poster award, out of more than 70 scientific posters. Jessie Butts earned the Gladstone Institute for Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) Graduate Student Award of Excellence in Science, and Oriane Matthys and Jessie were honored with the GICD Award of Excellence in Leadership for establishing Gladstone’s new graduate student organization called Gladstone GO.
  • Blue Sky Panel - Ariel Kauss on team 2
  • Path to the beach
  • Oriane and Jessie - Co-awardees of Graduate Student Award of Excellence in Science
  • Tracy Hookway presenting her poster - she won 1st place!
  • Jessie Butts with her award plaques.
  • Benoit Bruneau presenting Jessie Butts with Award of Excellence in Leadership
  • Benoit Bruneau presenting Oriane with Award of Excellence in Leadership
  • Jessie giving her presentation for the Award of Excellence in Science
  • Todd McDevitt kicking off the morning session
  • GICD colleagues playing in the golf tournament (and took 1st place!)
  • Todd, Jessie and Oriane.
  • Sunset
  • Todd and Tracy
  • The winning golf team scouting out their shot.
  • General scientific session at the retreat.