Faculty Honors & Awards

Matthew Stephens, PhD

Matthew Stephens, PhD

10/08/2014

Professor Matthew Stephens (Departments of Statistics and Human Genetics) is the recipient of a Moore Investigator in Data-Driven Discovery award. He is one of 14 scientists from academic institutions nationwide who have received five-year grants; Stephen's grant is for $1.5 million. Stephens is a data scientist who develops statistical and computational analysis tools for the large datasets being generated in the biological sciences. Over the last 15 years, Stephens and his collaborators have made seminal contributions to several problems in population genetics.

Michael Rust, PhD

Michael Rust, PhD

06/15/2014

Assistant Professor Michael Rust (Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology) received the Pew Scholars award, summer 2014. The Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators in sciences relevant to the advancement of human health. He was also recently named a Scialog Fellow for their "Molecules Come to Life" program. The Scailog "Molecules Come to Life" program is an initiative jointly sponsored by Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. It is a two year program involving early career scientists from physics and biology interested in pursuing collaborative, high risk, highly impactful discovery research on untested ideas in physical cell biology.

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Ilaria Rebay, PhD

05/15/2014

Ilaria Rebay, PhD (Ben May Department for Cancer Research, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Committees on Cancer Biology; Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cell Biology; Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology) received "Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching." Read More

Lucia Rothman-Denes, PhD

Lucia Rothman-Denes, PhD

05/02/2014

Lucia Rothman-Denes (Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology) was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Trevor Price, PhD

Trevor Price, PhD

04/30/2014

Trevor Price (Ecology and Evolution) published a paper in Nature that argues that competition for ecological niches limits evolution of new species. He wrote about his findings on the UHospitals Blog, Science Life.

Steffen Sammet, MD, PhD

Steffen Sammet, MD, PhD

04/16/2014

Steffen Sammett (Committee on Medical Physics), took a trip to the University College Hospital in Ibadan, Nigeria, and gave a talk about it at the University of Chicago:  Listen.

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John Reinitz, PhD

04/15/2014

John Reinitz, PhD (Departments of Statistics; Ecology and Evolution; Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology) is now a permanent member of the Modeling and Analysis of Biological Systems Study Section at NIH.

Russell Tuttle, PhD

Russell Tuttle, PhD

02/10/2014

Russell Tuttle (Committee on Evolutionary Biology), received a Charles R. Darwin Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

Anthony Kossiakoff

Anthony Kossiakoff, PhD

12/10/2012

Anthony Kossiakoff, the Otho S.A. Sprague Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Institute for Biodynamics, was elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read more.

Steven Shevell

Steven Shevell, PhD

12/10/2012

Steven Shevell, the Eliakim Hastings Moore Distinguished Service Professor in Psychology and Ophthalmology & Visual Science, was elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read more.

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