Awards & Honors

Individuals, or groups, within the Department are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the Department, the University and/or their area of expertise. This page is set aside to acknowledge such individuals and highlight their achievements.

  • Dr. Charlie Benson was promoted to the Chair of the Early Career Scientists Committee for the Society for the Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)
  • Dr. Ritu Aneja was selected to receive the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Senior Faculty Award. Dr. Aneja also received the 2015 Society of American Asian Scientists in Cancer Research (SAASCR) award for outstanding contributions in Cancer Research. Congratulations, Dr. Aneja, on all of your accomplishments!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Zhi-Ren Liu, who was appointed as a Distinguished University Professor at GSU by President Mark Becker and Provost Risa Palm on Feb. 3, 2105. Thank you, Dr. Liu, for your many contributions to GSU and our department! It is nice to see that his research achievements have been recognized by GSU leaders.
  • Neha Panchabhai won the graduate student Biology icon contest. She was awarded a $100 cash prize for her “Biology” design which is now featured on the department home and Research Areas pages. Well done, Neha!

 

Each year, the biology department presents awards of distinction to Students in Biology.

Biology Honor’s Day Awards 2015

Biology University Scholar Assistant Award

Ronald Shanderson

Steven Kudravi Memorial Award

Mathew Rose

Lawrence Shedrick

William G. Nolan Memorial Scholarship Award

Shaina Aifuwa

Graduate Award for Outstanding Instruction

Kiah Britton (2108K), Dan Cui (2107K), Angelica Forero (3850), Chelsea Hagan (2108), Lauren McKune (1110 & 1120), Margaret Scott (1110K), John Williams (4045)

Ahmed T. Abdelal Graduate Fellowship in Molecular Genetics

Han Di

Donald Ahearn Fellowship in AEM

Jonathan Linneman

Cellular and Molecular Biology & Physiology

Sergey Klimov

Neurobiology and Behavior Graduate Fellowship

Stephen Estes

Outstanding Academic Performance

Alexander Cross

Max Son

Outstanding Student Intern

Jessica Farrell

Undergraduate Peer Mentor Award

Jessee Gardner

Graduate Leadership Award

Robert Stone

Outstanding Community Service Award

Ashley Bohn


Biology Outstanding Student Award Recipients 2014

Karuna Mittal

Angela Ogden

Richard Campbell

Stephen Estes

Eunju Ko

Han Di

Awards 2014

Biology University Scholar Assistant Award

Shian McLeish

Steven Kudravi Memorial Award

Rene Peraza

William G. Nolan Memorial Scholarship Award

Lydia Studdard

Mariela Garcia

Graduate Award for Outstanding Instruction

Carla Andrews (1104K), Anne Kristel Bayani (1120K), Ashleigh Burns (1110K), Kayla Bean (3090),

Ashley Bohn (3850), Jessie Chen (2018K), Juliana Eslava (1104K), Jessica Fleming (1104K),

Hesong Han (3910), Shelley Hinkle (1103K), Tamera Hunter (3890), Anugya Konduru (3810),

Max Oginsky (1103K), Matthew Rose (1110), Lawrence Shedrick (2108K), Alexandra Tremblay (3810)

Cemile Turan (2107K), Ana White (1103K), John Williams (2108K), Eleen Zarebidaki (3810)

Ahmed T. Abdelal Graduate Fellowship in Molecular Genetics

Hesong Han

Donald Ahearn Fellowship in AEM

Bryan Stubblefield

Cellular and Molecular Biology & Physiology

Angela Ogden

Neurobiology and Behavior Graduate Fellowship

Devaleena Pradhan

Outstanding Academic Performance

Krystal Archer

Mariela Garcia

Dillon Livecche

Konah Ricks

Tam Vu

Leadership Award

Casey Seldon