Graduate students in Dr. Ali Honaramooz's group received numerous student poster, podium, and travel awards at the annual meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Anatomists, held July 26-29th in Banff. In addition to attendees from American and Canadian universities, this year the meeting had delegates from several other countries.
Amin Fayaz received a travel award as well as 1st place for his poster titled "In vitro evaluation of the osteogenic potential of porcine gonocytes”, co-authored with Gustavo Rosa, and 3rd place for his podium presentation titled "Long-term non-invasive monitoring of the developmental changes in xenogeneic testis tissue grafts and cell implants using ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM)”, co-authored with Awang Junaidi.
Fahar Ibtisham received a travel award, as well as 2nd place for his podium presentation titled "Production of haploid germ cells in a two-dimensional culture of neonatal mouse spermatogonial stem cells."
In addition, Tat Cham received a travel award to present his poster titled "Formation of testicular tubular structures from neonatal porcine testicular cells in vitro."