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PhD Candidate Honors & Awards

PhD candidates at Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences frequently receive extramural and intramural awards for their doctoral research.

Extramural Award Recipients

Our PhD candidates are recipients of awards from the following extramural organizations.

National Cancer Institute Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)

Douglas Biancur

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows

Kameron Azarm
Rachel Bandler
Dalia Barkley
Raymond Barry
Maria Benitez-Jones
Devin Bready
Erica Briggs
Alex Calderon
David Collins
Kristen D’Elia
Margot Elmaleh
Alice Fok
Hannah Gattuso
Kyla Hamling
Kathryn Hockemeyer
Brooke Holey
Juan Andres Kochen Rossi
Michael MacLean
Britney Martinez
Muhaned Mohamed
Michael Mosca
Martyna Okuniewska
Hava Ortabozkoyun Kara
Victoria Osorio Vasquez
Aleks Penev
Juliana Remark
Mary Rosillo
Eugene Rudensky
Benjamin Schuman
Aaron Schwartz
Casey Vieni
Frank Yeung
Brendan Zotter

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Greg Brittingham
Mia Charifson
Krystal Ching
Joel Encarnacion-Rosado (honorable mention)
Sabrina Giacometti
Habon Issa (honorable mention)
Rachel Kim
Paige Leary
Naomi Lopez Caraballo
Raquel Moya (honorable mention)
Lauren Ryan (honorable mention)
Patrick O’Neill
Angelina Volkova

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship

Luendreo Barboza
Joel Encarnacion-Rosado
Naomi Lopez Caraballo
Kody Mansfield

American Epilepsy Society Fellowship

James Sun

American Heart Association

Naoya Yamaguchi

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Chloe Bair-Marshall

New York State Department of Health Fellowship

Alice Kwon

Onassis Foundation

Sofia Nomikou

Eighth Annual Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation

Bo Xia, winner, student category

2020−21 Intramural Award Recipients

Our PhD candidates received prizes in the 2020−21 academic year from Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

2021 Vilcek Outstanding Dissertation Awards

Edmund Chong, PhD
Jennifer Schiavo, PhD
Daniele Simoneschi, PhD

2020 and 2021 Special MacCracken Awards

Drew Adler
Exene Anderson
Pablo Atria
Melanie Baker
Brianna Berrios
Niklas Boess
Noor Chalhoub
Anna Chen
Krystal Ching
Hyunsoo Chung
Michael Cross
Kelly Crotty
Dhaval Dixit
Sophie Dyzenhaus
Joel Encarnacion-Rosado
Nicole Eskow
Alice Fok
Juan Gago
Zoran Gajic
Nelson Garcia-Vazquez
Sheena Faye Garcia
Hannah Gattuso
Sabrina Giacometti
Erin Glennon
Liana Goehring
Tania González Robles
Nora Herzog
Kate Hockemeyer
Runyu Hong
Pei-Feng Hsu
Emily Jang
Shoshanna Kahne
Efiyenia Kaparos
Triantafyllia Karakousi
Anya Krok
Alannah Lejeune
Samantha Lux
Erica Ma
Mark MacRae
Kody Mansfield
Joey Mays
Raquel Moya
Kartikeya Nagendra
Samantha Nyovanie
Victoria Osorio Vasquez
Ravi Pancholi
Rebecca Plessel
Rachel Prescott
Cristobal Rivera
Amicha Robertson
Bruno Rodriguez-Rodriguez
Mary Rossillo
Mohammad Sadic
Austin Schinlever
Srinjoy Sil
Alexis Sommerfield
Stela Sota
Kritika Srinivasan
Ipsita Subudhi
Katie Ventre
Mericien Venzon
Sandra Vogt
Joshua Wang
Gabrielle Whiten