MCDB Faculty Members win at OCR’s PITCHfest!

Anna Pyle PhD and Alanna Schepartz PhD
December 19, 2018
A panel of judges and industry partners reviewed and assessed 31 presentations throughout the day and awarded prizes to Drs. Alanna Schepartz, Paul Turner and John Deacon in the amount of $1,000 and Dr. Anna Pyle $1,500 for hers.  
Dr. Schepartz took home the award for Most Innovative Breakthrough for her pitch on moving therapeutic proteins into the cytosol and nucleus.
Dr. Pyle’s pitch on nontoxic antifungals that target RNA was awarded as Most Valuable Pitch.