Holiday Party 2017 Highlights

Our department gathered at the Carolina Club to celebrate the holidays on December 13, 2017.

Holiday Party 2017 Highlights click to enlarge Biochemistry & Biophysics Year End Holiday Party 2017
Holiday Party 2017 Highlights click to enlarge Festivities at the Carolina Club

Dr. Leslie Parise welcomed everyone and thanked the party organizers, Jamie DeSoto, Susan Sarvis and Lynn Ray, from our administrative office, as well as graduate students Hanna Trzeciakiewicz (Cohen Lab) and Aaztli Coria (Laederach Lab) .

After a delectable dinner, Dr. Beverly Errede and Lynn Ray presented the Staff Excellence Awards for dedication, service and commitment in two categories:
Administration - John Hutton, Post-Award Accounting Manager
Research - Tina Leisner , Research Associate (Parise Lab)
Congratulations John and Tina!

Graduate students Hanna and Aaztli led us a fun and challenging science trivia game, with competition between 15 table teams. 

We wrapped up the party with exciting raffle prizes announced by Department Manager, Lynn Ray, with help from enthusiastic youngster, Christopher, and HR Consultant, Susan Sarvis.

Media contact: Carolyn M. Clabo, 919-962-7642,