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Honors and Awards

2011 Undergraduate Awards

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

Nathan D. Hicks

Joan M. Herbers Award in Biology

Mr. Hick's Honors project on the genetics of malaria will lead to two important journal papers. He plans a career in medicine and medical research.

Charles S. Hackett

George Perkins Marsh Award in Ecology/Evolution

Mr. Charles Hackett's Honors project on neural stem cell transplantation in treatment of an animal model of Multiple Sclerosis will lead to two important journal papers. He plans a career in medicine and medical research.

Katherine M. St. Denis

Kurt Milton Pickett Award

Ms. St. Denis is a McNair Scholar and has already published her research on the genetics of malaria. She has been accepted into the PhD program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mathew P. Wajda

Bernd Heinrich Award in Physiology or Evolution

Mr. Wajda conducted research on the function of flight muscles on the mating behavior of fruit flies. He plans to attend medical school.

Mallory P. Romanovitch

Paul A. Moody Award in Biology

Ms. Romanovitch's Honors project is determining the function of an important cell membrane receptor. She begins her masters degree research next year in the Department of Biology.

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