Student Awards

May 2014

Edward N. Pugh, Jr. Award - Austin Remington
Eliot Stellar Award - Umberto Tosi and Benjamin Nicholas
Steven J. Fluharty Award - Duncan Van Nest
Dean’s Scholar: Benjamin Freedman

May 2013

Edward N. Pugh, Jr. Award - Mark Barry
Eliot Stellar Award - Katherine Liu and Geena Ianni
Steven J. Fluharty Award - Michael Chan

May 2012

Edward N. Pugh, Jr. Award - Taylor Olson
Eliot Stellar Award - Samy Belfer and Daniel Ramos
Steven J. Fluharty Award - Shayna Friedman

May 2011Rosa Cui, 2010 winner of the Pugh Award

Edward N. Pugh, Jr. Award - Joseph Yellin
Eliot Stellar Award - Rebecca Freedman
Steven J. Fluharty Award - Josh Merel

May 2010

Edward N. Pugh, Jr. Award - Rosa Cui
Eliot Stellar Award - Michael Sulewski and Rachel Arakawa
Steven J. Fluharty Award - Alyssa Yeager
Dean’s Scholar: Benjamin Laitman
Fulbright Scholar: Monisha Chakravarthy

May 2009

Edward N. Pugh, Jr. Award - Hayley Walker
Eliot Stellar Award - Allison Rao
Steven J. Fluharty Award - Joan Btesh
Dean’s Scholar: Hayley Walker

May 2008

Edward N. Pugh, Jr. Award - Devan Jaganath
Eliot Stellar Award - Alexander Small
Steven J. Fluharty Award - Sarah Leinwand

CURF Awards

Congratulations to BBB majors who have received undergraduate research awards through the Center for Undergraduate Research Funding (CURF):

Samuel Belfer who was awarded a Louis H Castor, M.D., C’48 Undergraduate Research Grant for his project, " Ice-chewing as a novel treatment for attention and working memory deficits in iron-deficient anemics” and was also awarded the Rose Award for his research project, "Worm-in-a-drop approach for high throughput long-term monitoring of C. elegans quiescent behavior"

Lauren Ambler, who received the Ruth Marcus Kanter College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant for her project, "NMDA receptor activity in amygdala and social function"

Shayna Friedman, who received the Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research and Travel Fund for her project, "The Role of GluA1 AMPA Receptor Subunit Trafficking in the Nucleus Accumbens in Cocaine Priming-Induced Reinstatement"

Emma Kaplan, who received the Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research and Travel Fund for her project, "Cross-hemispheric Plasticity of the Zebra Finch Song System Following Unilateral RA Lesion in Juvenile Birds"

Cara Piccoli, who received the Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research and Travel Fund for her project, "Nr1 expression may mediate sociability in C57BL/6J mice"

Sheila Shanmugan, who received the Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research and Travel Fund for her project, "Utilizing fMRI to Determine Effects of Vyvanse on Memory, Attention, and Brain Activity in Menopausal Women"

Alison Lai who was awarded a Goldfeder Family Undergraduate Research Grant for her project, “Confirmation and Analysis of Rare Variants in the Serine Rich Domain of the Ankyrin 3 Gene in a European American Population with Bipolar Disorder, Type I”

Arielle Spellun who was awarded a Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research and Travel Fund Grant for her project, “Song Production and Modulation by the nTS Region of the Zebra Finch Brainstem”

Danielle Daitch, who received the College Alumni Society Research Grant for her project, "The Effects of Language on Perceptual Processing of Color"

Diane Dao, who received the Association of Alumnae Scholars Rosemary D. Mazzatenta Award for her project, "Research Recruitment, HPV, and Cervical Cancer Prevention in Asian American Women"

Lucy LaCour, who received the College Alumni Society Research Grant for her project, "Social Influences on Reproductive Stimulation in Cowbirds"

Xiaoyn Linda Yin, who received the College Alumni Society Research Grant for her project, "Memory Encoding in the Dorsal and Ventral Hippocampus: Effect of Fear Conditioning on Spatial Memory and Place Field Remapping"

Shira Lerner, who received the College Alumni Society Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research and Travel Grant for her project, “The Effects of Psychosocial Stressors on Hypertension Control at a Student-Run Free Clinic"

Ben Laitman, who received the Rose Award for his project, “Reduced Gamma Range Activity at  REM Entry and Termination in Fear-Conditioned Wistar-Kyoto Compared to Wistar Rats May Underlie REM Fragmentation”

Rachel Gittelman, who received the 2010 Penn Undergraduate Climate Action Grant for her project, “The Role of ALDH3A1 Variation in Climatic Droplet Keratopathy in the Mapucha Indians of Argentina"