Dr. Maurizio Giannotti published an article entitled “Cool WISPs for stellar cooling excesses” in the Journal of Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, JCAP 1605 (2016) no.05, 057, in collaboration with: Igor Irastorza (Zaragoza U., Spain), Javier Redondo (Zaragoza U., Spain & Munich, Max Planck Inst., Germany), Andreas Ringwald (DESY, Germany)]. In July, he was invited to present a talk “ALPs in stars” at the Any Light Particle Search (ALPS II) meeting in Berlin, Germany. He also, made two presentations at the International Conference in High Energy Physics in Chicago, IL both on August 4, 2016. The first talk titled “Hints of new physics from stars” was followed by the official presentation for The International Axion Observatory (IAXO) collaboration: “IAXO, next-generation of helioscopes”. The results from his first talk were spotlighted by ScienceNews: www.sciencenews.org/article/cooling-stars-hint-dark-matter-particles?tgt=nr
Annual Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), December 13-17, 2016, San Francisco, CA. Dr. Leticia Vega, Associate Professor delivered a poster presentation on her on-going research in telomeres. The poster wa co-authored with four RISE students Kamren Livingston, KeiAuyndria Edwards, Pedro Sanches and Alice Nakasone.
9th Annual Florida Statewide Symposium, Engagement in Undergraduate Research, October 21-22, 2016, in Orlando, FL. Dr. Stephanie Bingham, Associate Professor, and Dr. Flona Redway, Instructor delivered a presentation on “ Expanding the framework of undergraduate research and education.”
Dr. Tamara Hamilton, co-authored a poster presentations with a RISE students Diana Cordero at Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu, HI. She also co-authored another poster presentation with Shanika Kingston at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting (ACS), San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017.
Dr. Vega also co-authored another poster “A new zebrafish model for the study if biofilm formation and eradication” with another faculty, Dr. Brenda Schoffstall, Associate Professor. A former ROADS student, Peter Rodriguez was also a co-authored.