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Congratulations are in order for Rita Alonaizan, the winner of a Young Investigator Travel Award and a MitOX Poster Prize.

RitaGraduate student, Rita Alonaizan, has won a Young Investigator Travel Award from the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) to attend their 78th annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts in July 2019.

SDB is a non-profit society dedicated to advancing the field of developmental biology and have evolved in recent decades to provide an international forum for research, education and career development in this area.

The full programme can be found here.

 

In a second great achievement, Rita won a Poster Prize at MitOX 2019, an annual meeting hosted by the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health on cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes and mitochondrial biology. 

Rita won the prize with her poster entitled "microRNA-210-3p decreases apoptotic cell death and mitophagy serving as a promising conditioning agent for myocardial infarction cell therapy".

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