Past Three Minute Thesis winners' videos

View the past winners of the University of Nevada, Reno's Three Minute Thesis Competition.

Group A Doctoral Dissertation Category

First Place: Tian Yu, Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology "Drop-seq: single cell expression analysis"

Second Place: Phillip Street, Ph.D., Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology "Late summer habitat as a limiting factor of fitness for Greater Sage-grouse"

Third Place: Jonathan Villalobos, Ph.D., English "Blood on bougainvillea: environmental horror in late twentieth century southern literature"

Group B Master's Thesis Category

First Place: Gabrielle Bachand, Materials Science and Engineering "Improving silicon anode performance using copper nanoparticle additive"

Second Place: Jessica Reimche, Biology "Expresssss yourself: understanding how genetics scale up to traits"

Third Place: Scott Forer, Mechanical Engineering "Monopolies can exist in unmanned airspace"

Group C Professional Project Category

First Place: Jonathon Haley, Social Work "OUTnumbered: assessing the LGBTQ campus climate at the University of Nevada, Reno"

Second Place: Robert Forrest, Public Health "Barriers to access of coordinated care: a case-study for quality improvement"

Third Place: Erin Collier, Journalism "The conscious consumer"