Category: Graduate Student Awards

Joshua Milstein Wins UVA’s “Double Hoo” Research Award

Joshua Milstein, a Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) second year in Dr. Heather Ferris’ lab, has won a "Double Hoo” research award. The award funds research collaborations between undergraduate and graduate…

2020 Michael J. Peach Outstanding Graduate Student Award Winner: Chris Medina

A fascination with uncovering the unknown motivates Chris Medina’s work in the Ravichandran Lab. His drive to make scientific discoveries leading to advancements in health and disease led him to…

2020’s Jill E. Hungerford Prize Winner: Cat Lammert

Cat Lammert, a PhD Candidate in the John Lukens Lab, received the 2020 Jill E. Hungerford Prize in Biomedical Sciences on May 1, 2020. This award is given annually to…

2020’s GBS Student Leadership Award Winner: Maria Ali

Maria Ali, a graduate student in the Kucenas lab, has won the Graduate Biosciences Society Student Leadership Award for 2020. This student-nominated award recognizes graduate students in the Biosciences who have…

GBS Student Leadership Award

This student-nominated award recognizes graduate students in the Biosciences who have made outstanding and notable academic, professional, social, and/or service contributions for the University of Virginia and the local community.…

2019’s GBS Student Leadership Award Winner: Victoria (Tori) Osinski

Victoria (Tori) Osinski, from the department of Experimental Pathology, received the GBS 2019 Student Leadership Award.  Throughout her graduate years, Tori has dedicated countless hours of service to the Graduate…

Michael J. Peach Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Michael J. Peach was born in West Virginia, attended college there and went on to obtain a MS and PhD in Pharmacology at West Virginia University — finishing in 1967.…

Jill E. Hungerford Prize in Biomedical Sciences

The Jill E. Hungerford, Ph.D. Prize in Biomedical Sciences is awarded to a student who closely emulates Jill’s scholarship and vitality. Jill Hungerford, Ph.D., was a gifted young scientist with…