Congratulations to our BCB students on receiving Graduate Research Day 2016 Awards. This
year two students from the Biochemistry and Cancer Biology Program were awarded: Bianca Islam and Watson Folk
Bianca Isalm was chosen for the Ji Cheng Memorial Award for Excellence in Research.
Watson Folk was chosen for the R. August Roesel Memorial Award Research Excellence for Biochemistry
and Cancer Biology,
The Graduate School's Graduate Research Day (GRD) Awards Banquet and 3-Minute Thesis
(3MT) Competition Finals event was held Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Salvation Army
Kroc Center. 3MT is a competition that began earlier this year, which challenges
graduate students to present their thesis, using only one static slide, to an educated
but non-scientific audience in three minutes or less.
Pictured here are:
Sarah Sharman received 2nd place (with $500) for her presentation, “Viagra: for more than a good
Bianca Islam collected both 1st place (with $1000) for her 3MT, “Sildenafil for the prevention
of colon cancer” the People’s Choice Award (with $250). Both of the Browning lab.
This year the BCB graduate program won four of the six “The Graduate School Awards
for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student”. BCB students listed below were
awarded the “The Graduate School Awards for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student”
Kartik Angara (Arbab laboratory)
Bianca Islam (Browning laboratory)
Priscilla Redd (Liu laboratory)
Sarah Sharman (Browning laboratory)
Hussein Sultan (Celis laboratory) was awarded the R. August Roesel Memorial Award Research Excellence
in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology