Past Events - 2021

End of Year Party

(July 20, 2021) - Thanks to all who were able to attend our End of Year party and SACNAS member awards! It was so great to be able to see everyone in person after such a long time!


Bunsen Burner Award: Jesse Velasco
This award goes to the SACNISTA with the hottest/brightest ideas
Nucleic Acid Award: Ari Penalva
This award goes to the Indispensable SACNISTA. We could not function without you.
Statistically Significant SACNISTA Award: Cindy Barba
For any member who's consistently has shown their dedication to SACNAS through supporting our events
Dinero Award: Jeanette Ducut-Sigala
Goes to the SACNISTA who is always mentoring, finding, and sharing funding opportunities to the U of U SACNAS Community.
Most Memeable: David Grunwald
Goes to the most hilarious SACNISTA who is always making us laugh
Immunoflorence Award: Minna Roh-Johnson
Goes to the most upbeat, positive SACNISTA who radiates energy/light and makes our chapter shine
(-80) Award: TK Coody
Goes to the most chill SACNISTA always providing peer to peer support during stressful times
Resiliency Award: Zannel Blanchard & Jerry Duran
For the SACNISTA who has most inspired us to keep pushing the boundaries to achieve our academic and career goals
Flow Cytometry Award: Jordan Berg
For the SACNISTA who goes with the flow and is always down for anything


SACNAS Pass the Plate

(Apr 22, 2021) - Thanks to all who joined us for our interactive cooking workshop!



SACNAS Careers Seminar

(Mar 18, 2021) - A big thank you to Drs. Safavi and Blum, who shared journeys and experiences migrating, working, and living in the U.S. as international researchers!



Graduate Student Recruiting

Thanks to all our awesome volunteers and to the University of Utah SACNAS community at large for helping with graduate program recruiting these past few months! It was great being able to network and showcase our SACNAS community with the interviewees!


SACNAS Careers Seminar

(Feb 9, 2021) - Join us for our next SACNAS seminar to learn about research-related & research-intensive career options from Dr. Bridget Hughes & Dr. Samuel Cheshier! Check your email for Zoom details.



SACNAS Game Night Social

(Jan 27, 2021) - Thanks to all who joined us for our SACNAS game night social! We had a great turn-out and it was so great to see everyone, catch up, and enjoy some games along the way!