Award for Graduate Students Who Obtain External Support All Recipients

2019
 
Salam Aboulhassan
Advisor: Krista Brumley
Agency: National Science Foundation
 
Danielle Meyer, Pharmacology
Advisor: Tracie Baker
Agency: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
 
Anthony Findley
Advisor: Roger Pique-Regi
Agency: National Institute of General Medical Sciences
 
2018
 
Rayanne Burl, CMMG
Advisor: James Granneman
Agency: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
 
Alexander Yang, CMMG
Advisor: James Granneman
Agency: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
 
Prakash Thapa, Physics
Advisor: Paul Karchin
Agency: URA Visiting Scholars
 
Corey Krabbenhoft, Biological Sciences
Advisor: Donna Kashian
Agency: Michigan Sea Grant
 
Matthew Lacouture, History
Advisor: Sharon Lean
Agency: Fulbright US Student Program
 
Fausto Varela, Pharmacology
Advisor: Karin List
Agency: National Cancer Institute
 
Aamond Dekhne, Oncology
Advisor: Larry Matherly
Agency: National Cancer Institute
 
Whitney Moore, Exercise Psychology
Advisor: Karynn Glover
Agency: Association for Applied Sport Psychology
 
Chaitali Anand, Gerentology
Advisor: Naftali Raz
Agency: National Institute on Aging
 
Joshua Piehl, Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Omid Samimi-Abianeh
Agency: SMART
 
2017
 
Chandni Patel, Biochemistry
Advisor: David Evans
Agency: American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship
 
Dawn Batts, Anthropology
Advisor: Yunson Jung
Agency: American Association of University Women
 
Cindy Kalita, CMMG
Advisor: Francesca Luca
Agency: American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship
 
Ethan Brock, Cancer Biology
Advisor: Raymond Mattingly
Agency: National Cancer Institute
 
Anthony Guastella, Cancer Biology
Advisor: Sandeep Mittal
Agency: National Cancer Institute
 
Jonathan Diedrich, Oncology
Advisor: Izabela Podgorski
Agency: National Cancer Institute
 
Nia Billings, Psychology
Advisor: Lisa Rapport
Agency: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
 
Stephen Dzul, Biomedical Engineering
Advisor: Timothy Stemmler
Agency: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
 
Kiel Opperman, Psychology
Advisor: Paul Toro
Agency: -
 
Patrick Lee, Ophthalmology
Advisor: Fu-Shin Yu
Agency: National Eye Institute
 
2016
 
Juri Gelovani, Biomedical Engineering
Advisor: Jay Lianiguez
Agency:
 
Mark Greenwald, Psychiatry
Advisor: Eric Woodcock
Agency: NIDA
 
Pablo Ortiz, Internal Medicine
Advisor: Ankita Jaykumar
Agency: American Heart Association
 
Lisa Rapport, Psychology
Advisor: Christina Wong
Agency: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
 
Krysta Ryzewski, Anthropology
Advisor: Samantha Ellens
Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada
 
2015
 
Shantel Crosby, Social Work
Advisor: Angelique Day
Agency: MFP
 
Wenwen Shi, Political Science
Advisor: Yumin Sheng
Agency: Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
 
Keyona King-Medina, Physiology
Advisors: Douglas Yingst and Pablo Ortiz
Agency: NIH
 
2014
 
Madelyn Tucker, Biological Sciences
Advisor: Daniel Kashian, Biological Sciences
Agency: GRIN
 
Whitney Lee, CMMG
Advisor: Robert Skoff, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Agency: NIH
 
Kelly McGregor, Pharmacology
Advisor: Rodrigo Andrade
Agency: Manufacturers of America Foundation
 
Amanda Pruehs, Geology
Advisor: Lawrence Lemke
Agency: Geological Society of America
 
Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Advisor: Dawn Misra
Agency: NIH
 
Stephen Dzul, Biochemistry
Advisor: Timothy Stemmler
Agency: American Heart Association
 
2012
 
Ivory Dean, Oncology
Advisor: Shijie Sheng, Pathology
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Aimalie Hardaway, Oncology
Advisor: Izabela Podgorski, Pharmacology
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Andria Rodrigues, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Advisor: Timothy Stemmler, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Agency: American Medical Association
 
2011
 
Kanika Bhargava, Food & Nutrition Science
Advisor(s): Yifan Zhang, Food & Nutrition Science
Agency: Nell Mondy Fellowship from Graduate Women in Science
 
Natalie Jameson, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Advisor(s): Derek Wildman, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Agency: National Science Foundation
 
Magen Johnson, Pharmacology
Advisor(s): Michael Bannon, Pharmacology
Agency: National Institute of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse
 
Elham Mahmoudi, Economics
Advisor(s): Gail Jensen Summers, Economics; Institute of Gerontology
Agency: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
 
Amy Peterson, Oncology
Advisor(s): Janet Hankin, Sociology
Agency: National Science Foundation
 
Vanessa Ramseyer, Physiology
Advisor(s): Jeffrey L. Garvin, Physiology
Agency: American Heart Association
 
Michael Williams, Psychology
Advisor(s): Lisa Rapport, Psychology
Agency: Ford Foundation
 
Keith Zabel, Psychology
Advisor(s): Boris Baltes, Psychology; Sebastiano Fisicaro, Psychology
Agency: National Science Foundation
 
Na Zhu, Mechanical Engineering
Advisor(s): Sean F. Wu, Mechanical Engineering
Agency: American Tinnitus Association
 
2010
 
Jesse Veenstra, Medicine
Advisor: Wei-zen Wei
Agency: NIH
 
Paulo Caceres, Physiology
Advisor: Pablo Ortiz
Agency: AHA
 
Emilio Mottillo, Pathology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Advisor: James Granneman
Agency: Canadians Institutes of Health Research
 
Jeffrey Szymanski, Physiology
Advisor: Donald DeGracia
Agency: NIH
 
2009
 
Nicholas Mischel, Physiology
Advisor: Patrick Mueller
Agency: American Heart Association
 
Olga Astapova, Pathology
Advisor: Todd Leff, Pathology
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Jennell White, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Advisor: Ghassan Saed, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Jessica Ouyang, Physiology
Advisor: Jinsheng Zhang, Otolaryngology
Agency: AANA
 
James Meza, Family Medicine
Advisor: Andrea Sankar, Anthropology
Agency: American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
 
Nayoung Kim, Institute of Gerontology
Advisor: Gail Jensen Summers, Institute of Gerontology
Agency: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
 
Justin Miller, Psychology
Advisor: Lisa Rapport, Psychology
Agency: Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
 
Zorica Klein, Adult Health/Administration
Advisor: Nancy Artinian, Adult Health/Administration
Agency: ANNA
 
2008
 
Anna Liza Valina-Toth, Physiology
Advisor: Christine Cupps, Physiology
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Sarah Meachen, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Advisor: Lisa Rapport, Psychology
Agency: Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
 
Virginia Ramachandran, Audiology/Speech Pathology
Advisor: Jinsheng Zhang, Otolaryngology
Agency: American Tinnitus Associations
 
John Lillvis, Center Molecular Medicine/Genetics
Advisor: Helena Kuivaniemi, Center Molecular Medicine/Genetics
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Anna Liza Valina, Physiology
Advisor: John Flack, Physiology
 
2007
 
Mau Nam Nguyen, Mathematics
Advisor: Boris Mordukhovich, Mathematics
 
Golfo Tzilos, Psychiatry
Advisor: Steven Ondersma, Psychiatry
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Rosemarie Chirco, Pathology
Advisor: Hyeong-Reh Choi Kim, Pathology
Agency: Department of Defense
 
Gurdip Daffu, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Advisor: John Kamholz, Center for Molecular Medicine/Genetics
Agency: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
 
Guy Lenk, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Advisor: Helena Kuivaniemi, Center for Molecular Medicine/Genetics
Agency: American Heart Association
 
2004
 
Jordan Braciszewski, Psychology
Advisor: Paul Toro, Psychology
Agency: National Institutes of Health
 
Kalyan Kondapalli, Biochemistry
Advisor: Timothy Stemmler, Biochemistry
 
Alicia Shapinsky, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Advisor: Lisa Rapport, Psychology
Agency: Del Harder Rehabilitation Fund
 
Amelia Linnemann, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Advisor: Stephen Krawetz, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Agency: American Heart Association
 
2003
 
Shiri Katz-Gershon, Audiology & Speech Pathology
Advisor: Jean Andruski, Audiology & Speech Pathology
Agency: ISEF