Spring ’22 Undergraduate Awards and Achievements

University Scholars

Michelle Antony, Poorna Balakumar, Ashiti Damania, Rayna Esch, Paul Isaac, Alexandra Goldhamer, Sarah San Vicente, Joshua Yu

Open to undergraduate students from all of the University's schools and colleges, the University Scholar Program allows students to design and pursue an in-depth research or creative project and to craft a learning plan that supports their interests and academic goals during their final three semesters. Each student is mentored by an advisory committee of three faculty. See the Scholars projects

Todd M. Schuster Award

Danielle Arsenault
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All Biology Undergraduate Research Symposium Awards

MCB Outstanding Senior Award: Lauren Daddi
Identification of ciprofloxacin resistance factors via in vivo evolution of Aeromonas veronii in the medicinal leech, Lauren Daddi, Joerg Graf

Excellence in Applied Genetics and Technology Award: Roshni Mehta
Who Let the DoGs Out? An Analysis of RNA Transcription Readthrough and Termination, Roshni Mehta, Leighton J. Core, Luke Wojenski

Darren Lee and Ryan Frier
The Holster Scholar Program is a highly-selective enrichment opportunity for curious first-year Honors Students that supports in-depth, individualized learning experiences in the summer following a student's first year.

Spring 2022 IDEA Grants

Ananya Aggarwal ’24, Molecular and Cell Biology, CLAS Synthesizing Cisplatin Loaded Nanoparticles for the Intraperitoneal Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Nour Al Zouabi ’23, Molecular and Cell Biology & IMJR: Rights, Health, and Refugees, CLAS Refugees’ Post-Resettlement Barriers to Accessing Healthcare Services in the Northeastern  United States During COVID-19

Alexandra Goldhamer ’23, Molecular and Cell Biology & Human Rights, CLAS The Attenuation of Diet-Induced Obesity Through Locus Coeruleus Chemoactivation

Judith A. and David C. Kelly Summer MCB Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Shell Chen (Stacey Hanlon lab), Hamza Kasanga (Jonathan Klassen lab), and Harpreet Kaur (Charlie Giardina lab)

The Judith A. and David C. Kelly Summer MCB Research Fellowship program will support these three rising senior MCB majors in their research activities in an MCB Faculty laboratory during the summer of 2022.