Student awards and accomplishments
Khalid Alam placed first in the Molecular and Cellular Biology category of the 2014 Life Sciences Week.
Raghav Poudyal was awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship program in May 2013. His proposal was one of 26 chosen from 108 applications.
Ying Wan and Jonathan Morrand placed second and third respectively in separate categories at the 2013 Life Sciences Week poster session.
Biochemistry graduate students Rama Kannan and Bassem Shebl were chosen as two of the Top 15 Most Outstanding Teacher's Assistants by the Missouri Students Association in May 2012.
Khalid Alam and Jonathan Morrand are 2012-2014 NSF Graduate Fellows in a science education program. They will be working in 4th and 5th grade classrooms in the Columbia area.
Geoff Christensen received an award from the Charles W. Gehrke, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund in recognition of outstanding performance as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Biochemistry 4974 during fall 2009.