Category: Graduate Student Awards

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…

Roza Przanowska’s GBS Poster Prize

Roza Przanowska won the 1st place poster prize at the 27th annual Graduate Biosciences Society Symposium held March 15, 2019. Roza is a graduate student in the lab of Dr.…

2019’s Michael J. Peach Award Winner: Michael Schappe

Michael Schappe from the department of Pharmacology recived the Michael J. Peach Award for his research in the Characterization of the Chanzyme TRPM7 in Macrophages.

2019’s Jill E. Hungerford Prize Winner: Greg Medlock

Congratulations Greg Medlock, the Jill E. Hungerford Prize winner for 2019!  Jill Hungerford earned her doctorate in physiology in 1995 from UVA and was a gifted young scientist whose life…

Roza Przanowska’s 3MT Prize

Roza Przanowska won the 3rd place prize at the 7th annual Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) held April 10, 2019. Roza is a graduate student in the lab of Dr.…