Information For...


Five from UVI Take Top Awards in Biomedical Research Conference

Five UVI student researchers took top awards for poster presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held in November in San Antonio, Texas. One UVI student also made an oral presentation at ABRCMS, which is the largest professional conference for minority students pursuing degrees in STEM fields. They were among 17 UVI students who attended the conference.

UVI’s poster presentation winners were Ayanna Fredericks, Serena Joseph, Khalin Nisbett, Shelsa Marcel and Krystal Wynter. Chantel Ibel made the oral presentation. A news release with photos is available in the Media section of the UVI website – – and from this direct link.