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Trainee wins Business Plan and poster competitions

Trainee Achievements

Trainee wins Business Plan and poster competitions

Lucas Arzola won the UC Davis Big Bang Business Plan competition in 2010, with his Inserogen team. Lucas followed up with a recent Elevator Pitch Award at the 13th Annual UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition this April. In addition, his doctoral research has received recognition through awards at multiple poster competitions: 1) first place in the Health Sector poster competition at the Agricultural Biotechnology International conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; 2) first place in the 2011 ISPE/SF Bay Area Student Poster Competition in South San Francisco, CA, which included a funding award to attend/compete at the national ISPE meeting in Texas; 3) the UC Davis Dean's Prize for Best Oral Presentation, College of Engineering at the 2011 Interdisciplinary Graduate and Professional Symposium; and 4) an Advanced E team grant from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) for Green Technology for Sustainable Poultry Vaccine Manufacturing.