Winners have been announced for the Black Hills Research Symposium that was held recently at Black Hills State University.
The winner for best oral presentation was Josh McDonald, senior sociology major from Sturgis, “A Theoretical Interpretation of Max Weber and The Matrix” McDonald was mentored by Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg, associate professor of history and social science.
The best undergraduate posters were awarded to:
The award for best graduate poster went to Joseph D. Manthey, from Fond Du Lac, Wisc., who is pursuing a masters degree in integrative genomics. Manthey’s winning poster was titled “Methods for Development of PCR Primers for Twenty Anonymous Nuclear Loci in the Brown Creeper (Certhia americana).” He was mentored by Dr. Garth Spellman, assistant professor of science.
The annual research symposium at BHSU is a showcase for undergraduate research conducted at BHSU across various disciplines. The symposium continues to provide students a unique opportunity to work closely with a faculty sponsor in developing a research project suitable for presentation to the public.
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Friday, July 29, 2016