Student Awards

Awards and Grants

(^indicates the student has defended)

Lauren Geary^ (LaBonne) received an Outstanding Dissertation Award (2018).

Nolan Kennedy (Tullman-Ercek) received a Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (2018).

Anne d'Aquino (Jewett) received a Northwestern University Presidential Fellowship (2018).

Shannon Brady (Andersen) was awarded a Dr. John N. Nicholson Fellowship (2018).

Amanda Davis-Roca (Wignall) and Lauren Kraft (Lackner) received Rappaport Awards for Research Excellence (2017).

Anne d'Aquino (Jewett) and Shuya Wang (Mirkin) were awarded Ryan Fellowships (2017).

Luay Almassalha^ (Backman/Szleifer) and Kathryn Gunn^ (Mondragón) received Outstanding Dissertation Awards (2017).

Grant Rybnicky received a Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (2017).

Justin Finkle (Bagheri) was awarded a Dr. John N. Nicholson Fellowship (2017).

Ian Wolff (Wignall) was awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (2016).

Patrick Donahue (Leonard), Jennifer Ferrer (Mirkin/Wertheim), and Jia Wu (Bagheri/Miller) received Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral NRSAs from the National Institutes of Health (2016).

Kaleigh Roberts (Meade) received a PRCRP Horizon Award from the Department of Defense (2016).

Lauren Geary^ (LaBonne) received a Northwestern University Presidential Fellowship (2016).

Ryan Marcum (Radhakrishnan) was awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (2015).

Kara Nordin^ (LaBonne) received an Outstanding Dissertation Award (2015).

Elsy Buitrago Delgado (LaBonne) received the Rappaport Award for Research Excellence (2015).

Gokay Yamankurt (Mirkin/Carthew) was awarded a Ryan Fellowship (2015).

Peter Doubleday (Kelleher) received a Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (2015).

Nicolle Bonar (Petersen) received a Postgraduate Scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (2015).

Adam Hockenberry^ (Jewett/Amaral) received a Northwestern University Presidential Fellowship (2015).

Aaron Sue (O'Halloran) was awarded a Dr. John N. Nicholson Fellowship (2015).

Grace Kenney^ (Rosenzweig) and Kenny Rodriguez^ (Horvath) received the Rappaport Award for Research Excellence (2014).

Andrew Younger^ (Leonard) received a Fellowship Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency (2014).

Adelita Mendoza^ (O'Halloran) received a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral NRSA from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (2014).

Daniel Cook^ (Andersen), Anne d'Aquino (Jewett), Amanda Davis-Roca (Wignall), Alexandra de Paz (Tyo), and Benjamin Des Soye (Jewett) received Predoctoral Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (2014).

Annie Bruns^ (Horvath) received an Outstanding Dissertation Award (2014).

Kathryn Gunn^ (Mondragón) was awarded a Dr. John N. Nicholson Fellowship (2014).

Liangliang Hao^ (Mirkin) was selected to attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany (2014).

Grace Kenney^ (Rosenzweig) and Varun Sood^ (Brickner) were awarded Predoctoral Fellowships from the American Heart Association (2014).

Ritika Giri (Carthew) and Lilien Voong^ (Wang) received Malkin Scholar Awards from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center (2014).

Adelita Mendoza^ (O'Halloran) received a Scholar award from the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (2014).

Timothy Sita^ (Mirkin/Stegh) and Luke Vistain^ (Meade) received Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral NRSAs from the National Cancer Institute (2013).

William Briley^ (Mirkin) was awarded a Ryan Fellowship (2013).

Jia Wu (Bagheri/Shea) received a GK-12 Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (2013).

Sarah Stainbrook (Tyo) and Lilien Voong^ (Wang) received Predoctoral Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (2013).

Liangliang Hao^ (Mirkin) and Timothy Sita^ (Mirkin/Stegh) were awarded Ryan Fellowships (2012).

Clarence Chan^ (Mondragón) received an Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) scholarship (2012).

Liangliang Hao^ (Mirkin) was awarded an International Student Research Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2012).

Sarah Romereim^ (Dudley) received a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowship (NRSA) from the National Institutes of Health (2012).

Amanda Lewis^ (Raman) and Mingxuan Sun^ (Marko) received the Rappaport Award for Research Excellence (2012).

Weng Si Au Yeung (Horvath) and Stacy Ochoa^ (LaBonne) received Dr. John N. Nicholson Fellowships (2012).