Student Publications & Awards

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2019

 

Zachary Bendiks

  • Poster Presentation award MGG Recruitment 2019

Sarah Guest

  • Poster Presentation award MGG Recruitment 2019

Taylor Heckman

  • Outstanding competition poster at the Northern California American Society for Microbiology

Britta Heiss

  • Animal Models of Infectious Diseases (AMID) T32 Training Grant

William Louie

  • Best Zoonotic Poster at the Northern California American Society for Microbiology

Chorong Park

Chorong Park

  • Poster Presentation award MGG Recruitment 2019

 

2018

 

Phylicia Aaron

  • Poster Presentation award MGG Recruitment 2018

Glory Bui

  • Powerhouse Science Communication Fellowship

Morgan Connolly

  • UC Davis Superfund Fellowship

Jessica Franco

Charles Graddy

Dustin Heeney

Nicholas Hilton

  • T32 Training Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology

Alexandria Igwe

Nick Jensen

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Tyler Laird

  • Dean’s Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

Jonathan Lin

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

William Louie

  • Graduate Fellowships from the Pacific Southwest Center of Excellence in Vector-borne Diseases

Chad Masarweh

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

David Merriam

  • Presentation award MGG Recruitment 2018

Jessica Mizzi

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Benjamin Nittayo

  • Floyd and Mary Schwall Fellowship in Medical Research

Christopher Nosala

Mohammad Julhasur Rahman

  • Junior scientist registration grant for the XXII International Poxvirus, Asfarvirus and Iridovirus Conference

Eric Stevens

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Gabriel Subuyuj

  • UCD & Humanities Graduate Research Award for academic year 2018-2019

Gregory Walker

  • Poster Presentation award MGG Recruitment 2018

Alonna Wright

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Annabelle Yu

  • Selected to travel to Uganda this year as part of the Trellis Fund Fellowship. The Mwino Group will focus on enhancing shelf-life of fruits and vegetables for off-season supply, during their Trellis Fund project.

 

2017

 

Phylicia Aaron

  • UC Davis Graduate Student Travel Award
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Trainee Travel Award for International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Student and Post Doctoral Award
  • UC Davis Dissertation Year Fellowship

Bardo Castro

  • Dean’s Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

Jessica Franco

Charles Graddy

Taylor Heckman

  • Floyd and Mary Schwall Fellowship in Medical Research

Dustin Heeney

Alexandria Igwe

  • Natural Reserve Grant Recipient

Marina De Leon

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Jonathan Lin

  • Fellowship Recipient for the Microbial Diversity Course at MBL (Wood's Hole, MA) for Summer 2017
  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award
  • Powerhouse Science Communication Fellowship Fall 2017

Anak Agung Dewi Megawati

  • Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education

Shane McInally

  • UCD Graduate Student Travel Award

Jessica Mizzi

Jared Nigg

  • American Society for Virology Travel Award
  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Christopher Nosala

Eric Pomaranski

Mohammad Julhasur Rahman

  • Junior scientist registration grant for the 36th Annual Meeting for the American Society for Virology

Eric Stevens

  • Powerhouse Science Communication Fellowship Fall 2017

Matt Wright

  • Shared 1st prize for MGG Symposium Poster Award

Annabelle Yu

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

 

2016

 

Phylicia Aaron

  • Burroughs Welcome Fund Trainee Travel Award for Translational Science 2016 in Washington, D.C.
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Minority Travel Award
  • Medical Mycological Society of the Americas (MMSA) and Immunomycologics (IMMY) Travel Award for ASM Microbe 2016 in Boston, MA

Jessica Franco

  • USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Predoctoral Fellowship

Dustin Heeney

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Best Poster Award at the International Scientific Association for Prebiotics and Probiotics in Turku, Finland
  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Alexandria Igwe

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award and Natural Reserve Grant Recipient

Jared Nigg

Beau Parry

  • Floyd and Mary Schwall Fellowship in Medical Research

Mohammad Julhasur Rahman

  • 10th annual UC Davis host microbe interaction retreat poster research award

Jordan Sayre

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Eric Stevens

Gregory Walker

  • Animal Models of Infectious Diseases (AMID) T32 Training Grant

 

2015 - 2013

 

Phylicia Aaron

  • UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) T32 Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program Scholar Award
  • UC Davis Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship

Laurynne Coates

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Jessica Franco

  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Dustin Heeney

  • Keller Pathway Fellowship
  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award, Immunotag
  • Second Place Finalist Big Bang Business Competition
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow

Alexandria Igwe

  • HC-HBCU Initiative Fellowship

Jared Nigg

Beatriz Merchel Piovesan Pereira

  • Science without Boarders Ph.D. Scholarship Award from Brazil

Marc Pollack

  • MGG Work Study Award
  • Henry A. Jastro Research Award

Mariana Guedes Weber

  • Science without Boarders Ph.D. Scholarship Award

Matt Wright