Jawuanna McAllister receives 2023 Social Justice award at Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards Celebration

Jawuanna McAllister received the 2023 Social Justice Award at the 2023 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards and Recognition Celebration. This award honors Jawuanna’s demonstrated commitment to identifying and addressing inequities, creating avenues of access, advancing diversity and inclusion, and/or promoting human rights within and beyond Cornell.

Ky’ara Carr received 2023 Exemplary Service Award for Advanced Career Student

Ky’ara Carr received an Exemplary Service Award for Advanced Career Student at the 2023 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards and Recognition Celebration. This award honors Ky’ara’s demonstrated track record of exemplary service to the Cornell graduate and professional student community, especially in the areas of diversity, inclusion, outreach, and student engagement.

Ari Broad

Ari Broad awarded 2023 Exemplary Service Award for Advanced Career Student

Ari BroadAri Broad received an Exemplary Service Award for Advanced Career Student at the 2023 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards and Recognition Celebration. This award honors Ari’s demonstrated track record of exemplary service to the Cornell graduate and professional student community, especially in the areas of diversity, inclusion, outreach, and student engagement.

Gerardo Arroyo

Gerardo Arroyo awarded NIH F31 grant – Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award

Gerardo ArroyoGerardo Arroyo has been awarded an NIH F31 grant – Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award – through the National Cancer Institute. The Kirschstein-NRSA program seeks to support mentored research training of promising predoctoral students with potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientists while they are conducting their dissertation research. Gerardo is mentored by Robert Weiss, Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Saket Bagde

Saket Bagde awarded 2022 Porter Prize for Research Excellence, American Society for Cell Biology

Saket BagdeSaket Bagde (Class of 2018) received 2022 Porter Prize for Research Excellence from the American Society for Cell Biology.  This award is given to one graduate student on the basis of “individual scientific excellence, and the creativity and novelty of the research described.”  Saket is mentored by Chris Fromme.

Saket Bagde

Saket Bagde receives 2023 George P. Hess Award

Saket BagdeSaket Bagde (Class of 2018) was presented with the George P. Hess Travel Award for 2023.  Saket is mentored by Chris Fromme, who nominated him for this award.

Jumana Badar

Jumana Badar receives 2023 Harry & Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Jumana BadarJumana Badar (Class of 2018) was awarded the 2023 Harry & Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award.  This award recognizes an outstanding 3rd or 4th year BMCB graduate student who has made substantial progress on their dissertation research and who has excellent scientific and personal communication skills to present their research to both specialists and non-specialists. Her award was featured in the Graduate School’s Student Spotlights.  Jumana is mentored by Marcus Smolka.

Nathan Korson receives 2023 Rita & Joe Calvo Teaching Award

Nathan Korson (Class of 2017) received the Rita & Joe Calvo Teaching Award for his support of students in BIOMG 2800, Lectures in Genetics and Genomics.

Saket Bagde

Saket Bagde receives accolades for his research

Saket BagdeSaket Bagde (Class of 2018) was awarded the 2022 LPS Best Paper Award at the Molecular Biology & Genetics Awards Ceremony.  His paper “Modular polyketide synthase contains two reaction chambers that operate asynchronously” also received the ASCB Porter Prize for Research Excellence; he presented his research at the 2022 meeting in Washington, D.C.  Read this ground-breaking paper here.

Fangyu Wang

Fangyu Wang receives NIH F99/K00 Award

Fangyu WangFangyu Wang (Class of 2018) was award an NIH/K00 Award. This Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award will support the completion of her thesis research and her transition into her postdoctoral career.  Fangyu is mentored by Richard Cerione, Department of Molecular Medicine.