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AWARDS, WINNERS, INDUCTEES, and SCHOLARS of 2015

AWARD WINNERS, INDUCTEES, and SCHOLARS of 2015 2015 AWARD RECIPIENTS:

Greater Lakes Chapter of American Society of Pharmaceutical and Experimental Therapeutics (GLC-ASPET)

2nd place winner for undergraduate research (poster presentation):

Saul Bello Rojas ’16, “Insight into Parkinson’s Disease: Evaluation of Splice Variants and C-Terminal Truncations of Al- pha-Synuclein in Yeast,” Dr. DebBurman’s Labratory

3rd place winner for undergraduate research (poster presentation):

Rachel Granberg ’16

Chicago Society for Neuroscience (CSfN)

2nd place for undergraudate research (poster presentation):

Josephine Masandika ’16, “The Importance of a Balanced Diet: The Effect of Protein-to-Carbohydrate Ratio in Body and Organ Size in Drosophila,” Dr. Shingleton’s Labratory

3rd place for undergraduate research (poster presentation):

Alexandra Roman ’16, “Insight into Parkinson’s Disease: Evaluation of Familial Mutants and Sumoylation of Alpha-Synucle- in in Yeast,” Dr. DebBurman’s Labratory

John H. and Margaret Veeck Krehbiel Presidential Scholarship Award recipient: Peyton Schrag ’17

Dolan Family Foundation ’80 Annual Scholarship Award recipient: Emily Ong ’17

Polly and Kenneth Rattner Chicago Scholars Award recipient: Ana McCracken ’17

Ann and Stephen Bartram Annual Scholarship Award recipient: Devon Hawkins ’18

Christopher J. Conner Memorial Scholarship Award recipient: Khadijah Hamid ’16

Professors Bartlett, Faber, Jensen, and Zilversmit Annual Scholarship Award recipient: Saul Bello Rojas ’16

Dr. Debra Bowen ’73 and Michael Ziecheck ’73 Annual Scholarship Award recipient: Sarah Chiren ’16

Duane A. Lisowski ’90 Annual Scholarship Award recipient: Jyothis James ’16

Leslie Hailand Newman Annual Scholarship Award recipient: Heather Heitkotter ’16

2015 INDUCTEES:

Nu Rho Psi:

Emma Levine ’18 Junya Li ’18 Aasimah Tanveer ’18 Peyton Schrag ’17 Ana McCracken ’17 Logan Graham ’17 Emily Ong ’17, Ruby Ortiz ’17

2015 NEUROSCIENCE DEPARTMENT SENIOR AWARD RECIPIENTS:

Carr Prize:

Maiwase Tembo ’15

2015 SCIENCE RICHTER SCHOLARS:

Nu Rho Psi Senior Leadership & Service Award:

CHEMISTRY

Dr. Wiser’s Lab:

Lubna Hassan ’18 Daria Polyarskaya ’18 Aasimah Tanveer ’18

PSYCHOLOGY

Dr. Kelley’s Lab:

Alec Bruns ’18 Genesis Silva ’18

BIOLOGY

Dr. Kirk’s lab

Junya Li ’18

Dr. Cody’s Lab:

Melissa Bodine ’18 Amanda Brunges ’18 Luke Shylanski ’18

Dr. Long’s Lab:

Magdalen Kroeger ’18 Shayna Lange ’18

Dr. Menke’s Lab:

Schuyler Kogan ’18

Dr. Wentworth’s Lab:

Madison Copeland ’18 Krista Meuli ’18

Dr. Shingleton’s Lab:

Hailey Broeker ’18 Emma Levine ’18 Pegah Nabili ’18 Parth Tank ’18

Dr. DebBurman’s Lab:

Viktoryia Georgieva ’18 Paul Jones ’18 Rosemary Thomas ’18 Yuylia Zayats ’18

CONFERENCE ATTENDEES 2015

Chicago Society for Neuroscience (CSfN)

Presenters: Cecilia Reyes ’15, Johnathan Vinkavich ’15, Saul Bello Rojas ’16, Alexandra Roman ’16, Josephine Masandika ’16

Great Lakes Chapter of American Society of Pharmaceutical and Experimental Therapeutics (GLC-ASPET)

Presenters: Rachel Granberg ’16, Saul Bello Rojas ’16, Morgan Marshall ’16, Viktoryia Georgieva ’18 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Chicago

Presenters: Yuqing Zhu ’16, Lily Thorsen’17 and Josephine Masandika ’16 Midwest Drosophila Conference

Presenters: Yuqing Zhu ’16, Omid Saleh Zeabar ’15, Josephine Masandika ’16 2015 American Society for Cell Biology

Presenters: Fatima Hooda ’16, “Knocking out the telomerase RNA gene”

2015 18th Annual Steven Galovich Memorial Student Symposium

Presenters: Jeremy Boeing ’15, Alexandra Beer ’15, Elizabeth Buley ’15, Ian Taylor ’15, Marguerite M. Tuten ’15, Lydia Wells ’15, Theresa M. Westberg ’15, Cameron Severson ’15, Catherine Bentley ’15, Jonathan Vinkavich ’15, Zhiyu (Wen- dy) Deng ’15, Ariane Uwamba ’15, Keenan Buchanan ’15, Jessica Gunderson ’15, Kente Mixon ’15, Tea S. Thaning ’15, Chelsey Little ’15, Rocio Pacheco ’15, Maeve Whalen ’15, Rose M. Twagirumukiza ’15, Nicole FioRito ’15, JerDrema Flynt ’15, Luis Carlos Beltran ’15, Imani Watson ’15, Sandra de la Riva ’15, Brittany Eude ’15, Mitch Reiner ’15, Lisa Feldman ’15, Clara de Mello e Souza Meth ’15, Kimberly Newell ’15, Alyssa Vechiola ’15, Brandon Bauerly ’15, Alexis Yusim ’15, Yaritza Cambron ’15, Maria Naumann ’16, Stephanie Scholl ’16, Katherine Fridholm ’16, Erin Sully ’16, Jessica Werner ’16, Marina Alessi ’16, Sierra Clark ’16, Lisa Ledvora ’16, Katie Wright ’16, Jordan Albert ’16, Sakhile Nkambule ’16, Elina Yufa ’16, Hailey Hart ’17, Camille Lemieux ’17, Marcel Tatum ’17, Anthony Collado ’17, Ann Hee Kong ’17, Ugur C. Cengiz ’17, Kevin Kupiec ’17, Marina Rawlings ’17, Helen O’Brien ’17, Chelsea McDonald ’17, Nancy Cardenas ’17, Victoria Tinman ’18, Molly Latin ’18, Luz Rodriguez ’18, Rachel Manchur ’18

2015 Robert B. Glassman Memorial Brain, Mind, and Behavior Symposium

Omid Saleh Ziabari ’15, Yusuf Ismail ’15, Charles Alvarado ’16, Sarah Chiren ’16, Heather Heitkotter ’16, Fatima Hooda ’16, Kayla Huber ’16, Kristofer Korth ’16, Morgan Marshall ’16, Alexandra Roman ’16, Chaya Tabas ’16, Yuqing Zhu ’16, Jeremy Berg ’17, Joseph Bortolotti ’17, James Haney ’17, Emily Ong ’17, Trevor Buhr ’18, Viktoriya Georgieva ’18, Krista Meuli ’18, Aasimah Tanveer ’18, Rosemary Thomas ’18, Yuliya Zayats ’18, Elizabeth Bacon ’19, Joseph Bove ’19, Maria Bouzarelos Kopta ’19, Michael Buabeng ’19, Austin Conn ’19, Samuel Curry ’19, Olivia Dellomodarme ’19, Alexandra Dunn ’19, Kendra Fobert ’19, Yoan Ganev ’19, John Hanna ’19, Catherine Harding ’19, Isha Khalil ’19, Abagayle King ’19, Michelle Kielar ’19, Maya Knoska ’19, Simon Kotto ’19, Daniel Muniz ’19, Chisomo Mwale ’19, Tricia Paterakos ’19, Amanada Penn-Francis ’19, Ayesha Quraishi ’19, Danielle Sychowski ’19, Victoria Torres ’19

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