Suraj Pant, a student in Hood College’s Master’s program in Bioinformatics, will be presenting his research at the 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference at the University of Rhode Island. The conference is scheduled for April 8, 2017. Suraj, an international student from Nepal, holds a Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) degree from Pokhara University, Nepal. As part of the degree requirements, he carried out research on the knowledge and practice of meat hygiene among the slaughter house workers in the Pokhara sub-metropolitan of Nepal.
He will be presenting the findings of that research at the conference. Suraj credits his academic advisor and program director of the Master’s program in Bioinformatics, Dr. Miranda Darby, with helping him ensure a successful abstract submission.