Student Awards

Awards and Grants

(^indicates the student has defended)

Timothy Mullen (Wignall) received the PLoS Genetics Research Prize (2018).

Nicolle Bonar (Petersen) and Stefan Zdraljevic (Andersen) received Rappaport Awards for Research Excellence (2018).

Amanda Davis-Roca^ (Wignall) and Lauren Geary^ (LaBonne) received Outstanding Dissertation Awards (2018).

Nolan Kennedy (Tullman-Ercek) was awarded 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 (Jewett) 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).