Navein Arumugasaamy Recognized at TERMIS

TEBL lab member Navein Arumugasaamy was awarded 3rd Place for the SYIS Oral Presentation Award at the TERMIS World Congress. The award was for his presentation given during the conference, which took place September 4 – 7, 2018 in Kyoto, Japan.

The presentation was entitled “A Placenta-Fetus Model to Evaluate Maternal-Fetal Transmission and Fetal Neural Toxicitiy of Zika Virus.” The topic of the talk relates to recent TEBL publication “Biomimetic Placenta-Fetus Model Demonstrating Maternal-Fetal Transmission and Fetal Neural Toxicity of Zika Virus.” When asked about the award, Arumugasaamy shared, “It’s wonderful to be recognized for our project assessing Zika Virus effects with a placental barrier tissue model, and I’m humbled by the award. It was a great team effort across multiple labs and institutions, and I’m very appreciative of the opportunity to present our work and have it so well received.” Congratulations, Navein!

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