Ryan O’Boyle, a senior Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, shared the 1st place prize for best poster by an undergrad at the Northeast Regional IDeA Conference in August. He received a certificate and a gift card for $500 for his poster titled “Effect of cell culture substratum anisotropy on vascular smooth muscle cell phenotype”. Ryan performed his research in Robert Akins’ lab at the Nemours – Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.