Emma Carley (2017) wins Dean’s Prize Award and Dunn Award

Emma Carley was a Dean’s Prize Science Award winner for her poster presentation at UCLA’s 2018 Research Poster Day, which showcases undergraduate research in all areas.

Emma Carley was also the recipient of the Dunn Award for Excellence in Biochemistry at the 2018 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony.

Robert Lamm (2012) showcased as a founding member of A-Alpha Bio

Robert Lamm was showcased as a founding member of A-Alpha Bio, a new startup focused on improving drug-testing efficiency. A-Alpha Bio took home the $25,000 first place prize from the 2018 UW Business Plan Competition.

Emily Brown (2011) selected as a 2018 STFM Student Scholar

Emily Brown received the 2018 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference on Medical Student Education Student Scholarship Award. This award highlights students who have an interest in family medicine and have potential for an academic career.

Jonathan Diep’s (2011) graduate research on identifying a cellular ‘death code’ showcased

Jonathan Diep’s graduate research on identifying a cellular ‘death code’ was showcased in the press on June 7, 2018 by EurekAlert, an online, global news service opperated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Gunvant Chauduri (2017) and Deanna Necula (2017) were both selected to be a UCLA i²URP Scholar

Gunvant Chauduri and Deanna Necula were both selected to participate in the Integrated and Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program (i²URP), which is an intensive, two-year program that prepares incoming juniors for a career in research.

Jerika Chiong (2017) was selected as the internal Vice President of UCSB student organization

Jerika Chiong was selected to be the internal Vice President of the University of California, San Diego’s American Chemical Society Student Affiliates Organization, which is a pre-professional student organization for students interested in chemistry.

Agnieszka Grzechnik (2010) was recipient of the Karl H. Beyer, Jr. Travel Award

Agnieszka Grzechnik was the University of California, San Diego recipient of the Karl H. Beyer, Jr. Travel Award to attend the 2018 American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) conference.

Hannah Pearce (2016) wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Hannah Pearce is one of four students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University to earn the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Hannah is pursuing a PhD in Bioengineering at Rice University.

Cara Abecunas (2016) earns prestigious Luther F. Witmer Prize

Cara Abecunas received the prestigious Luther F. Witmer Prize awarded annually to the chemical and biomolecular engineering senior with the most outstanding accomplishments. Cara also received an honorable mention for her NSF Graduate Research Fellowship submission.