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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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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Abigail Caron (Evolutionary Biology) has received an honorable mention for the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).

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Marie Greaney (Neurobiology) has received an honorable mention for the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). Her advisor is Ellie Heckscher.

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Eloesa McSorley (Public Health Sciences) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. Her advisor is Diane Lauderdale.

Hector Enrique Acaron Ledesma (Biophysics) has received a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award. His advisor is Wei Wei.

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

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.

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