University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Biology

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Honors and Awards

2010 Undergraduate Awards

Each year the Department of Biology recognizes and awards undergraduates who have made outstanding contributions to research. Congratulations!

Allison Rae Krywanczyk

Lyman S. Rowell Award in Biology: This award is presented to the student with the highest achievement in Biology

Ms. Krywanczyk is from Essex Junction, VT and has conducted Honors research and completed a minor in Chemistry. She'll be attending UVMs College of Medicine in the Fall.

Katherine Colby Jerome

George Perkins Marsh Award in Ecology/Evolution: This award is presented to a student doing outstanding research in ecology and evolution.

Ms. Jerome is from Shaftsbury, VT and has conducted Honors research in molecular ecology and completed a double minor in Chemistry and Studio Art. Katherine is going to take a year off to travel and hike the Long Trail before entering dental school to become a general practitioner dentist.

Tyler Mills Aten

John Wheeler Award in Chemical Biology: This award is presented to a student doing outstanding research in chemical biology.

Mr. Aten is from Montpelier, VT and is a McNair Scholar who conducted Honors research in Proteomics. Next year, he will be attending the University of Connectivut School of Dental Medicine, with hopes of becoming an oral maxillofacial surgeon.

Samuel David Paskin-Flerlage

Bernd Heinrich Award in Physiology or Evolution: This award is presented to a student doing outstanding research in physiology or evolution.

Mr. Paskin-Flerlage is from Ithaca, NY and has conducted Honors research in moleuclar evolution and completed a minor in Chemistry. After graduating he plans to travel before pursuing graduate school in either medicine or biology.

Raymond T. Lee

Paul A. Moody Award in Biology: This award is presented to a student with the highest research achievement in Biology.

Mr. Lee is from Marstons Mills, MA and has conducted Honors research in childhood cancer and completed a double minor in Chemistry and Microbiology. He will be attending medical school after he graduates.

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