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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Genetics & Genomics Student Awards

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Our students frequently receive recognition for their achievements both from Baylor College of Medicine as well as from other institutions and organizations. Below is a listing of some of the awards and honors they have earned in recent years.

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2020 Student Awards

Recipient

Award

Organization/Event

Christina Magyar  McNair M.D./Ph.D. Scholar Baylor College of Medicine

Andrew Yang

BP America Biomedical Scholar Endowment

Baylor College of Medicine

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2019 Student Awards

Recipient

Award

Organization/Event

Brian St. Hilaire

Gilliam Graduate Fellowship

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Hadley Sheppard

F31 Fellowship "Investigating the therapeutic wind within brachyury upstream regulation of chordoma" - F31CA236130

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Varuna Chander

Training Program in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Fellowship

 

RFA in Precision Medicine and Population Health Initiative

National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine

 

 

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2018 Student Awards

Recipient

Award

Organization/Event

Bradley, Catherine

McNair M.D./Ph.D. Scholar Award

Robert and Janice McNair Foundation/McNair Medical Institute M.D./Ph.D. Scholars Program

Dodson, Lois

F31 Fellowship

National Heart. Lung and Blood Institute

Hansen, Adam

RFA in Precision Medicine and Population Health Initiative

Baylor College of Medicine

Jolly, Angad

Invited Platform Speaker

The American Society of Human Genetics

Khayat, Michael

RFA in Precision Medicine and Population Health Initiative

Baylor College of Medicine

Lurie, Pamela

Funding on the T32 Hematology Training Program

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Meyer, Kristen

Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Trainee Travel Fund Award

International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation

Oaks, Ninad

Third Place for Trainee Poster Presentation

25th Anniversary Texas Children's Research Symposium

Sisoudiya, Saumya

CPRIT Comprehensive Cancer Training Fellowship for 2018-2020

CPRIT

Song, Xiaofei

Registration Bursary

Genomics of Rare Disease Meeting

Ye, Hui

Travel Grant Award

International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

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2017 Student Awards

Recipient

Award

Organization/Event

Dodson, Lois

First Place, Trainee Poster Presentation

Texas Children’s Hospital Research Symposium

Hsieh, Yi-Chen

Trainee Professional Development Award

Society of Neuroscience

Jolly, Angad

Invited Poster Presenter

The American society of Human Genetics

Meyer, Kristen

Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD F30 Fellowship “Impact of Breast Milk on the Developing Infant Microbiome” - 1F30HD090891-01

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Meyer, Kristen

FASEB Young Investigator Travel Award

Origins and Benefits of Biologically Active Components of Human Milk, Lisbon, Portugal

Sisoudiya, Saumya

Semifinalist for the Charles J. Epstein Trainee Award for Excellence in Human Genetics

American Society of Human Genetics

Song, Xiaofei

Bravo Award

Baylor College of Medicine

Song, Xiaofei

Scholarship for CSHL Course, High-Throughput Biology: From Sequence to Networks

Helmsley Foundation

Wang, Li

Travel Scholarship

Keystone Symposium on Synapses and Circuits; Formation, Function and Dysfunction

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2016 Student Awards

Recipient

Award

Organization/Event

Agrawal, Smriti

Gordon Research Conference Travel Award

Gordon Visual Systems Development Conference

Agrawal, Smriti

Society of Developmental Biology Travel Award

Gordon Visual Systems Development Conference

Agrawal, Smriti

Emerging Trends and Hot Topics Award

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Agrawal, Smriti

Best Poster Award in Retinal Cell Biology

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Agrawal, Smriti

Nominated, Members-in-Training Award in Vision Research

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Bochkov, Ivan

John J. Trentin Scholarship Award

 

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine

Gundry, Michael

Graduate Student Mentor of the Year (2nd place)

Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine

Gundry, Michael

Innovation of the Year (co-awarded with Lorenzo Brunetti

Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine

Han, Seung

Poster Award

Koreans Scientists and Engineers Association

Hsieh, Yi-Chen

Travel Fellowship

Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)

Hunt, Patrick

Baylor Research Advocates for Student Scientists (BRASS) Scholar

Baylor College of Medicine

Iyer, Amrita

Travel Grant for Oral Presentation

13th International Congress on Human Genetics, Kyoto, Japan

Jones, Evan

Fellowship, Training Program in Biomedical Informatics

National Library of Medicine

Siehr, Meagan

Pre-doctoral Fellowship

American Epilepsy Society