Student Honors & Awards

We are very proud of the accomplishments of our graduate students.  BSD students have an excellent record of obtaining competitive fellowships, receiving national awards for their research, and publishing findings that move their fields forward.  The most recent student accomplishments are shown below.

Recent Student Accomplishments

Manuel Rocha (Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology) has received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. His advisor is Victoria Prince.

Charles Washington HHMI Award 2018

Charles Washington III (Human Genetics) is a 2018 HHMI Gilliam Fellow. The Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study is awarded to exceptional graduate students who are committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders. His advisor is Carol Ober.

Cody Hernandez HHMI 2018

Cody Hernandez (Cell and Molecular Biology) is a 2018 HHMI Gilliam Fellow. The Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study is awarded to exceptional graduate students who are committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders. His advisor is Jonathan Staley.

Kate Cavanaugh HHMI 2018

Kate Cavanaugh (Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology) is a 2018 HHMI Gilliam Fellow. The Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study is awarded to exceptional graduate students who are committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders. Her advisor is Margaret Gardel.

Kevin Magnaye

 

Kevin Magnaye (Human Genetics) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. His advisor is Carole Ober, PhD.

 

Olivia Gray (Human Genetics) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. Her advisor is Anna Di Rienzo, PhD.

Jeff Johnston (Computational Neuroscience) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. His advisor is David Freedman, PhD.

A. J. Miller Photo

AJ Miller (Neurobiology) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. His advisor is Murray Sherman, PhD.

Jennifer Ding

Jennifer Ding (Neurobiology) has been named a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP). Her advisor is Wei Wei.

Kristina Fialko

Kristina Fialko (Ecology & Evolution) has been named a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP). Her advisor is Trevor Price.

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