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NJMS Faculty Organization Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Each year the Faculty Organization of NJMS honors one graduating GSBS PhD student for outstanding performance in their graduate careers. The student should exemplify academic excellence, research accomplishment and service while in our graduate program.

    Selection of the Outstanding GSBS Student of the Year is based on:

    Academic achievements;
    Research, research and/or fellowship awards
    Publications and presentations;
    Teaching; mentorship
    Leadership; community service;
    Personality

    The committee considers the student's CV, nominating letter and any letters of support from other faculty members.

Applications are due March 1st, 2009

  • Past recipients of this award are:

    2011:
    Amanda McBride, MD,PhD
    Mentor: Padmini Salgame
    Department: Medicine

    2010:
    Angella Dorsey-Oresto, PhD
    Mentor: David Dubnau
    Department: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

    2009:
    Era Izano
    PhD Mentor: Jeffrey Kaplan
    Department: Oral Biology
    Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

  • 2008:
    Katarzyna Anna Trzaska, Ph.D.,
    PhD Mentor Pranela Rameshwar; Department of Medicine
    Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

    2007:
    Helen M. Genova, Ph.D.,
    PhD Mentor: John DeLuca; Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurology and Neurosciences)
    Integrative Neuroscience Graduate Program

    2006:
    Qi Shen, Ph.D.,
    PhD Mentor: Sylvia Christakos, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    2005:
    Qing Wang , Ph.D.
    PhD Mentor: George Studzinski, Department Molecular Pathology and Immunology

  • Grace Pinhal-Enfield, Ph.D.,
    PhD Mentor: S. Joseph Leibovich, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine

  • Yan Liu, Ph.D.,
    PhD Mentor: Sylvia Christakos, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    2004:
    Tara Young, Ph.D.,
    PhD Mentor: Michael Mathews, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Trevor Reichman, MD, Ph.D.
    PhD Mentor Michael Mathews, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    2003:
    Jerome W. Breslin, Ph.D.,
    PhD Mentor: Walter N. Durán, Dept. of Pharmacology and Physiology,