MASL Awards


Molecular and Applied Sciences Laboratory

Dr. Roberts invited to deliver lecture on Jumping Genes

Dr. Roberts presenting at TAMUAssociate Professor Mike Roberts, Ph.D. was invited to speak at the Texas A&M Huffines 8th Annual Hilliard Discussion to share his research on “The Line-1 Jumping Gene: Hopping from Cancer Research to Exercise Science.” Read more about the Hilliard Discussion at Texas A&M and Roberts’ research on Jumping Genes.

 

Doctoral student Paul Robertson wins SEACSM Abstract Award

Paul Roberson presenting posterPaul won best overall abstract presentation in the doctoral student category at the 2018 Southeastern American College of Sports Medicine Meeting in Chattanooga, TN.  Paul’s presentation was titled “Changes in amino acid transporters and metabolic proteins after 12 weeks of resistance training with varying supplementation.” Read full story.

 

Doctoral student Matt Romero wins UAB Abstract Award

Matt Romero presenting at UAB ConferenceMatt was the UAB Center for Exercise Medicine (UCEM) Abstract Competition Winner in October 2018 in Birmingham, AL. Matt’s presentation was titled “Transposable Elements in Skeletal Muscle: The Effects of Exercise on LINE-1 Regulation.”

 

 

Mike Roberts, Ph.D.

2018

Ragus Award JACN Best Original Research Paper of 2017, for Lockwood, Roberts (corr. author) et al. JACN 36: 1 Journal for the American College of Nutrition

Emily and Gerald Leischuck Graduate Teaching Award
College of Education
Auburn University

2017

Outstanding Faculty Early Career Award
College of Education
Auburn University

MASL Students

2018

Matthew Romero
Best overall poster at UAB Exercise is Medicine Conference

Matthew Romero
Integrative Physiology of Exercise Research Abstract Award
College of Education, Auburn University

Matthew Romero
APS Porter Scholarship
College of Education, Auburn University

Petey Mumford
Dennis Wilson Scholarship
College of Education, Auburn University

Brooks Mobley
Selected as 1 of Top 10 university-wide Graduate Students
Auburn University

Paul Roberson
Placed 1st overall at SEACSM PhD student poster awards
School of Kinesiology, Auburn University

Matthew Romero
Leadership and Diversity Training Program
American College of Sports Medicine

2017

Brooks Mobley
Graduate Student of the Year
School of Kinesiology, Auburn University

Brooks Mobley
Kochan Fund for Excellence Graduate Award
Auburn University

Brooks Mobley
Doctoral Scholar Award
American Kinesiology Association

Wesley Kephart
Presidential Award (Graduate Student of the Year for Auburn University)
Auburn University

Wesley Kephart
Selected as 1 of Top 10 university-wide Graduate Students
Auburn University

Paul Roberson and Wesley Kephart (co-first authors)
Won best poster presentation at Boshell Diabetes Conference
Auburn University

Matthew Romero
Leadership and Diversity Training Program
American College of Sports Medicine

Matthew Romero
MARC Mentored Travel Award
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

2016

Wesley Kephart
Graduate Student of the Year
School of Kinesiology, Auburn University

Cody Haun
1 of 3 best posters at UAB Exercise is Medicine Conference

2015

Wesley Kephart
Won best poster presentation at International Society of Sports Nutrition meeting

Brooks Mobley
1 of 3 best posters at UAB Exercise is Medicine Conference

2014

Brooks Mobley
Placed 2nd overall at SEACSM graduate student poster awards

2013

Brooks Mobley
1 of 8 finalists for best Masters Student awarded by the American Kinesiology Association

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