Please join us in congratulating Ayana Martin and Bryan Wilson. Ayana Martin is a Second Year MMTS student and has been elected president of the Black Graduate Student Association.
Bryan Wilson, also a Second Year MMTS student, has been elected vice-president of the Black Graduate Student Association.
The 2011-2012 Artom and Cowgill Fellowship Award Winners
Please join us in congratulating Jason Fye, Alexina Haynes and Heather Manring, recipients of the Artom and Cowgill fellowships for 2011-2012. Jason plans to use the Cowgill Award to attend the annual symposium of the Biochemical Society, and Alexina hopes to use the Cowgill Award to attend the ESF-EMBO conference on Glutathione and Related Thiols in Living Cells as well as the EBI-EMBO Practical Computational Structural Biology Course. Heather will use the Artom Award to attend the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.
We would like to both thank and congratulate all the students who applied for these fellowships – the applications were uniformly outstanding, and selecting among them was truly difficult.
The Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Graduate Program Committee
Herbert C. Cheung Award in Biochemistry
Laura Dillon was the 2011 recipient of the Herbert C. Cheung Award in Biochemistry, given in recognition of an outstanding graduate school career.
The Cheung Award was established by Daisy Cheung, M.D., an alumna of Wake Forest University Medical School, in honor of her husband Herbert C. Cheung, Ph.D., and his distinguished career in the field of Biochemistry at the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The purpose of the Award is to recognize an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Biochemistry and to promote excellence in research in the broad field of Biochemistry. The award is given to a graduate student jointly selected by the Dean of the Graduate School and the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry upon the recommendation of the Graduate Program Committee.
ASBMB 2011 Travel Award
The Graduate School congratulates Elizabeth Erickson (PhD candidate – Molecular Medicine & Translational Science) for receiving a Graduate Travel Award to attend the ASBMB (The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) 2011 Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology, in Washington, DC, April 8-13, 2011.