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Powers Recognized at Regional Scientific Meeting

Powers Recognized at Regional Scientific Meeting

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- Member of the St. Bonaventure University men's swimming and diving team and biochemistry major Jordan Powers, '18, was recognized at a regional scientific meeting for his oral presentation on RNA sequencing.

Powers attended the Rustbelt RNA meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, with associate professor Dr. Xiao-Ning Zhang. Powers gave an oral presentation titled "RNA-seq data analysis revealed a novel role of SR45 in plant innate immunity" about his research and won one of the two "Outstanding Undergraduate in Oral Presentation" awards. He received immediate congratulations from several professors in research-orientated universities in person or via email.

The Rustbelt RNA meeting hosted nearly 300 participants, including professors, post-doctoral and graduate students. 

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