The Department of Biological Sciences is proud to present its annual 2015 prizes to our graduate students in recognition of their stellar academic achievements and service to their community. Congratulations!
John S. Newberry Prize: Dahzi Tan (for his work in Liang Tong's lab on the structure of RNA processing complexes.)
Charles A. Huebschman Prize: Charlotte Barkan (awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who, in the opinion of the faculty, is deserving of or who would profit by a summer’s work at some laboratory preferably the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts.)
Peter Sajovic Memorial Prize: Bo Chen (for his cryo-EM studies in Joachim Frank's lab, with Ruben Gonzalez as co-mentor, on ribosomal and protein translation mechanisms.)
James Howard McGregor Award: Jeanyoung Jo (awarded to the graduate student in the Department who, in the opinion of the faculty, “shows unusual promise as a teacher of zoology.”)