Summer 2018 - Spring 2019 Undergrad Awardees
Pamela J. Fraker Undergraduate Scholarship
Given to a Biochemistry major who has demonstrated the capacity to achieve education and professional goals, the motivation to achieve those goals, and the initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress.
Dr. James K. Billman, Jr., Undergraduate Research Award
Given to a BMB major who has attained junior or senior status by Fall semester and carries a 3.0 grade point average or higher at the time of application. This award aims to provide research opportunities to students who are committed to pursuing a career in research, and who want to do research, but cannot because of the need to work.
Jaideep Prasad (Mentor: Dr. David Arnosti)
Professor Richard L. Anderson Endowed Undergraduate Research Prize
Given to a BMB major who has attained junior or senior status and carries a 3.0 grade point average or higher at the time of application. These students are committed to pursuing a career in research.
Hailee Perret (Mentor: Dr. Kristin Parent)
Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award
Presented to BMB senior students who have demonstrated the highest excellence in scholarship and research activities.
Raghav Jain (Mentors: Dr. Jenifer Fenton, Dr. Donna Kaplowitz)
Stephanie Brocke (Mentors: Dr. Cheryl Rockwell, Dr. Michael Feig)
Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Given to an undergraduate student who has attained at least junior standing, carries a 3.0 GPA or higher, and are committed to pursuing a career in research. These are students who want to do research, but cannot because of the need to work.
Expery Omollo (Mentor: Dr. Lisa Tiemann)
Patrick Pawlaczyk (Mentor: Dr. Marcos Dantus)
College and University Awards
College of Natural Science Awards
Rachel Clark (PI -Dr. Eva Farre) - CNS Undergrad Research Scholarship
Madeline Martin (PI -Dr. Cecilia Martinez-Gomez) - CNS Undergrad Research Scholarship
Grace Cha - NatSci Faculty/Staff Scholarship
Adam Hafner - Suomi Scholarship
Connor Lynch - Rolf Scholarship
Jemison Yewah - Goldsberry Scholarship
Lyman Briggs College Awards
To be announced
University/National/International Awards & Recognition
To be announced
Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF)
Grand Prize in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Adam Fillion, Julia Busik & Denis Proshlyakov (Mentors)
"Specific Binding to Magnetic Nanoparticles as a Method of Mitochondrial Purification and Immobilization"
First Place Awardees
Faizan Ali, Stephen Gasteyer (Mentor) "Contingent Efficiency: Assessing Pepaid Water Meter in Palestine"
Brian Amburn, Aitor Aguirre (Mentor)
"Scarless Crispr Gene Editing of Human Lipoxygenases in IPSCS for the Study of Oxylipin Function in Congenital Heart Disease"
Ashley Chambers, Alexa Veenema & Christina Reppucci (Mentors)
"Changes in Extracellular Neurotransmitter Levels in the Ventral Tegmental Area During Social Play in Juvenile Male and Female Rats"
Sean Hyslop, Yasser Aldhamen (Mentor)
"Blockage of Slamf7 Receptor Enhances Anti-Tumor Immunity and Prolongs the Survival for Tumor-Bearing Mice"
Dylan Mankel, Matthew Schrenk (Mentor)
"A Laboratory Analysis of Chemical Gradients at the Lost City Hydrothermal Field"
Paige Pline, Noah Rosenzweig (Mentor)
"Comparative Analysis of Two Fungicide Sensitivity Tests for Heminthosporium Solani"
Jay Wright, Daniel Ducat (Mentor)
"Evaluating Bacterial Microcompartment Shell Proteins as Building Blocks for Self-Assembly of Predictabe Nano-Scaffolds"