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Student Awards News

The 2014 Mike & Lucy Robbins Fellowship Award Winner


Tanner K. Hill, PhD Candidate
Virginia Tech/Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Overview:
We are investigating the synthesis and activity of hyaluronic acid (HLA) based nanoparticles (NPs) for the purpose …

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2014-2015 NRSA Fellowship Recipients

Congratulations to the following graduate students upon receiving their NSF Fellowships and other student awards! 


National Science Foundation:
Amanda Smelser – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Christopher Hauser – Neuroscience
Elizabeth Davenport  – Biomedical Engineering

National Research Service Award

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ITS Student Awarded Boren Fellowship


Nazanin Kaussari, MA student in the Interpreting and Translations Studies Program, has been awarded the prestigious Boren Fellowship. Nazanin was chosen from a very select group of graduate students to pursue her studies in Farsi and will be traveling to …

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Byron Van Nest Awarded Heiligenberg Student Travel Award

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Please join me in congratulating Byron Van Nest, a Neuroscience PhD Candidate,  for being awarded the Heiligenberg Student Travel Award to attend the International Congress of Neuroethology in Sapporo, Japan next month. Additionally, his poster abstract was selected for …

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4th NIGMS-funded Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics

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Kevin Meijan Guan, a PhD candidate in the Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology program, has been accepted to participate in the 4th NIGMS-funded Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics on July 7-11, 2014, which will be held in Birmingham, …

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Student Travel Award Winner!


Nichole Emerson has received the American Pain Society Young Investigator Travel Award ($750) to attend the 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society, April 30-May 3, 2014 in Tampa, Florida.

She will be presenting a poster on her …

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Bryan Wilson – Award Recipient from ASIP

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CONGRATULATIONS to Bryan A. Wilson, a fourth year Molecular Medicine and Translational Science PhD Student. 

In recognition of Bryan’s effort to provide media coverage of the American Society for Investigative Pathology Annual Meeting thorough his blog and as the …

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