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Self Fellows

Listed below are alumni who were nominated by the IGPBS and awarded the Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellowship.

Student Year Mentor and Department
Michelle McWilliams 2013 Dr. Vargheese Chennathukuzhi, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Andrea Nuckolls 2013 Dr. Dianne Durham, Neurosciences
Michael Cooper 2014 Dr. Doug Wright, Neurosciences
Ashley Ward 2014 Dr. Paige Geiger, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Alexandra Machen 2015 Dr. Mark Fisher, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Stephen Shannon 2015 Dr. Paul Trainor (Stowers Institute), Anatomy & Cell Biology
Matthew Schaich 2016 Dr. Bret Freudenthal, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Diana Acevedo 2017 Dr. Nikki Cheng, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Max Fairlamb 2017 Dr. Bret Freudenthal, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Alex Von Schulze 2017 Dr. Paige Geiger & Dr. John Thyfault, Molecular & Integrative Physiology


Scholar of the Year

At the end of each academic year, the IGPBS advisory board and faculty members select one student as "Scholar of the Year." This selection is made on the basis of academic performance and classroom participation. Previous winners are listed below:

Ruonan Zhao 2015-16           
Nicole Ellis                         2016-17

Instructor of the Year

At the end of each academic year, current IGPBS students cast their votes and honor one outstanding faculty member as "Instructor of the Year." The winners are listed below:

Charlotte Vines 2011-12
Gustavo Blanco 2012-13
Chad Slawson 2014-15
Mark Fisher 2015-16
Bret Freudenthal 2016-17

Last modified: Aug 13, 2018