Biochemistry announces summer 2021 awards, fellowships for student research

The Department of Biochemistry is pleased to announce recipients of its 2021 undergraduate and graduate student departmental awards and fellowships. The department celebrates the work and talent of its students, and these awards and fellowships are made possible by generous gifts to Biochemistry to fund research conducted by notably outstanding graduate and undergraduate students. “These …

2021 IPiB award winners

At the conclusion of each spring semester, the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) Steering Committee is tasked with the challenging honor of selecting nominated graduate students and postdocs for the  Sigrid Leirmo Memorial Award in Biochemistry and the Denton Award for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. The IPiB Steering Committee is pleased to continue the programs’ commitment to teaching and …

Rashan inducted into Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Edrees (Eddie) Rashan has been selected for the 2021 cohort of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Rashan is a graduate research assistant in the Department of Biochemistry and doctoral candidate in the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB). The Bouchet Society commemorates Edward Alexander Bouchet, the first self-identified African American to earn a doctorate …

Duchow receives Young Investigator Award

Elizabeth Duchow has received a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR). The award highlights young researchers who submit top-ranking abstracts to an ASBMR meeting. “It’s very exciting to receive this award because it draws more attention to the research being performed in our lab,” said Duchow. “I am …

IPiB announces 2020 teaching, mentoring awards and new GDLC officers

The Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) is pleased to continue its commitment to teaching and mentorship by announcing the 2020 graduate student awards that celebrate these important aspects of the program. Megan Dowdle, from the lab of Michael Sheets, and Harriet Saunders, from the lab of Jill Wildonger, received the 2020 Denton Award for Graduate …