MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 GSBS Virtual Elevator Speech Competition!

Group 1: MS and Pre-Candidacy PhD Students

Prize

Student

Advisor

Program

1st 

Ruth De Paula

Dr. John Tainer

Genetics and Epigenetics

2nd (Tie)

Soleil Hernandez

Jayanta Mondal

Dr. Laurence Court

Undecided

Medical Physics

Undecided

People’s Choice Award

Soleil Hernandez

Dr. Laurence Court

Medical Physics

Group 2: Post-Candidacy PhD Students

Prize

Student

Advisor

Program

1st 

Deborah Silverman

Dr. Patrick Hwu

Immunology

2nd

Sharbacha Edward

Dr. Stephen Kry

Medical Physics

People's Choice Award

Saleh Ramezani

Drs. Cindy Farach-Carson and
Daniel Harrington

Medical Physics