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Health and Nutrition Division Poster Competition 

Created to stimulate additional interest in the submission of quality poster presentations at the AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.


All poster abstracts submitted and selected for the Health and Nutrition Division Poster session are eligible for the competition.

Application Procedure

 Please submit a poster presentation through AOCS Annual Meeting website.


  • Certificate for recipient(s)
  • Cash prize:
    • $300 (1st place overall)
    • $300 (1st place student), $200 (2nd place student), and $100 (3rd place student)

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2016 Recipients

Best Overall
Rachel Cole, Ohio State University, USA
The Effects of Oils Rich in Linoleic Acid on Body Composition in Postmenopausal Women with Metabolic Syndrome

Student Posters
1st place
Jake Olson, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
A Comparison of Anti-inflammatory Effects of Rumenic Acid to Celecoxib in the Collagen Induced Arthritis Model

2nd place
Deena Snoke, Ohio State University, USA
Evidence for Change in Cardiolipin Remodeling, Induced by the Chemotherapeutic Drug Doxorubicin

3rd place
Vikas Kardam, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Enhancing Shelf Life of Sunflower Oil Using Bamboo Leafy Biomass as Antioxidant Material