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Graduate Student / Researcher Team Wins Big in This Year's Big Bang! Competition

BioMilitus, a team of four graduate students and a researcher from UC Davis, captured the $7,500 People’s Choice Award and five others for a total of $22,000 and innovation lab services valued at $3,000. The business is developing the use of agricultural by-products to produce insects as nutrient-rich ingredients for feed in the poultry and aquaculture industries.

Plant biology graduate student Katie Murphy wins the grand prize at the UC Davis grad slam finals

Plant Bio Grad Student Katie Murphy of UC Davis Wins Systemwide Grad Slam

Plant Biology graduate student Katie Murphy has been named the UC 2019 Grad Slam champion. UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience.