Student Presentation Awards
The SSA Student Presentation Awards recognize excellence in student poster presentations or talks at the annual meeting. The award is given to up to 15% of the number of students presenting at the annual meeting whose presentations meet absolute criteria that cover the quality of both content and presentation. The 2016 SSA Student Presentation Awards were given based on evaluation by the Student Award subcommittee, co-chaired by Annie Kell and Bill Hammond (University of Nevada Reno), who were assisted by dozens of evaluators among the conference attendees. From among a total of 140 student presentations evaluated at the 2016 SSA Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada, the subcommittee chose the following 5 for recognition. Clcik abstract titles to read the presentation abstract. Where available, links are also provided to slidecasts of the presentations (SSA username & password required to view slidecasts).