Ph.D. Candidate Tammara Beaghly Wins Prize at Drosophila Research Conference

Ph.D. candidate Tammara Beaghly (left) and her advisor, Laurel Raftery.

Apr. 18, 2017


School of Life Sciences Ph.D. candidate Tammara Beaghly recenlty won Second Place Graduate Student Poster ($300) for her poster at the 58th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, sponsored by the Genetics Society of America.

Her poster is titled, "Trade-offs between fecundity and survival in starvation selected fruit flies".  The award was presented to her on April 2, 2017, at the closing plenary session of the conference. 

There were approximately 560 poster presentations at this international conference, many from labs at Tier One research universities (although not all posters were eligible for the competition). 

Congratulations to Tammara and her advisor, professor Laurel Raftery. 

Read more about the Drosophila Research Conference.