Molecular and Developmental Biology Graduate Program

  • Student Awards and Honors

    • Megan Rost (Sumanas Lab) was awarded “Outstanding Poster by a Graduate Student” at the NAVBO workshop in vascular biology last October in Pacific Grove, California.
    • Moen Sen (Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp) was awarded the Annual Akeson Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Graduate Program.
    • Juli Uhl (Brian Gebelein) was awarded the Annual Akeson Award for Academic Excellence.
    • Betsy Schock (Brugmann Lab) was accepted and attended the Woods Hole course, Embryology:  Concepts and Techniques in Modern Developmental Biology, held from June 1 – July 14 in Woods Hole Massachusetts.
    • Vicky Gomez (Yutzey Lab) received the Cardiovascular Outreach Award, at the BCVS 2013 Scientific Sessions, held July 22-25, 2013, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • Mariana Louza (Zorn Lab) and Kyle McCracken (Jim Wells Lab) were awarded University Research Council (URC) Summer Fellowships. 
    • Abi Kasberg (Potter Lab) was awarded second place for her poster, and Heather McCauley (Guasch Lab) was awarded third place for her poster, at the Developmental Mechanisms, Organogenesis and Stem Cells Annual Retreat at Hueston Woods on April 11-12, 2013.
    • Sharina Desai (Sumanas Lab) and Jia You (Xinhua Lin) were awarded Best Question at the Developmental Mechanisms, Organogenesis and Stem Cells Annual Retreat at Hueston Woods on April 11-12, 2013.
    • Sharina Desai (Sumanas Lab), Abi Kasberg (Potter Lab) and Lu Han (Zorn Lab) were awarded Best Image at the Developmental Mechanisms, Organogenesis and Stem Cells Annual Retreat at Hueston Woods on April 11-12, 2013.
    • Shatrunjai P. Singh (Danzer Lab), Vicky Gomez (Yutzey Lab) and Ming Fang (Yutzey Lab) were awarded Pre-doctoral Fellowships through the American Heart Association (AHA).
    • Shatrunjai P. Singh (Danzer Lab) was awarded the American Epilepsy Foundation Behavioral Sciences Student Fellowship.

 
  • MDB student collaborates with a faculty member.
    MDB student collaborates with a faculty member.
  • Photo of Shatrunjai P. Singh.
    Read more about Jai Singh, a fourth year student who was recently awarded two external grants and an Albert J. Ryan Fellowship.Read More