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

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Grace Schulz (Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology) has been named a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP). Her advisor is Cliff Ragsdale.

Melvin Yamsek (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) has been named a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP). Their advisor is Robert Keenan.

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Zachary Miller (Ecology & Evolution) has been named a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP). His advisor is Stefano Allesina.

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Jeffrey Laurence-Chasen (Integrative Biology) has been named a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP). His advisor is Callum Ross.

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Elizabeth de Laittre (Computational Neurosciences) has been named a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF GRFP). Her advisor is Jason MacLean.

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Sonja Lazarevic (Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. Her advisor is Ivan Moskowitz.

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Caleb Sponheim (Computational Neuroscience) has been awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. His advisor is Nicholas Hatsopoulos.

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Kayla Mendel (Medical Physics) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. Her advisor is Maryellen Giger.

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Vilmos Zsolnay (Biophysics) has received an honorable mention for the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). His advisors are Greg Voth and David Kovar.

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Jessica Morgan (Biophysics) has received an honorable mention for the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). Her advisors are Jean Greenberg and Bozhi Tian.

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