Annie Gardella

Annie Gardella receives Honorable Mention for NSF GRFP submission

Annie GardellaAnnie Gardella (Class of 2022) was awarded Honorable Mention for her 2024 NSF GRFP application.  Annie is mentored by Iwijn De Vlaminck in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering.

Marissa Annis

Marissa Annis was awarded a SUNY Provost Diversity Fellowship for Spring 2024

Marissa AnnisMarissa Annis (Class of 2019) was awarded a SUNY Provost Diversity Fellowship by the Graduate School for Spring 2024.  This award is a competitive fellowship designed to support students who are progressing in their dissertation research and have made significant contributions to Cornell’s core values.  Marissa is mentored by Klaas Van Wijk in the School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Biology Section.

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.

Bhargav Sanketi

Bhargav Sanketi receives 2023 LPS Best Paper Award

Bhargav SanketiBhargav Sanket’s first author research paper entitled “Pitx2 Patterns an Accelerator-brake Mechanical Feedback through Latent TGFB to Rotate the Gut” was recognized LPS Best Paper of the Year by a graduate student in the field of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology (BMCB). Bhargav’s paper was published in the September 23, 2022 issue of Science.  Bhargav is mentored by Natasza Kurpios.

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.