Postdocs Get Their Just Desserts

Cedars-Sinai's postdoctoral scientists scooped up recognition and prizes at the 10th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-19. Syairah Hanan Shaharuddin, PhD (above, left) and Michael Edison Ramos, PhD, were among attendees at an ice cream social. Anthony Martin, PhD, took first place in the Art of Research Image contest with "Celestial Bodies" (below), depicting fibroblasts exposed to bacterial lysates from candidate taxa believed to influence disease in Crohn's patients. Stacey Chung, PhD, won the Elevator Pitch contest, and Metabolism/Endocrinology won the Cluster Challenge for highest attendance at the week's events.