Congrats to Siya Kannan for her poster abstract acceptance to BMES as well as a GT Presidential Undergraduate Research Travel Award to offset to costs of attendance. Siya will be representing our group in Seattle at the October meeting where she will be presenting some of the agent-based simulation work underway in the NSF Cell Manufacturing Technologies Center.
Congratulations to Josh for placing as runner-up in the 2019 Suddath Student Award competition hosted each year by the Petit Institute. This is the most prestigious internal award at Georgia Tech across all bioengineering and biosciences PhD students. Josh receives a $500 cash prize!
Kemp lab is on a roll! Congratulations to Andre Norfleet for being awarded a $4000 Herbert P. Haley Fellowship!
Josh Lewis was recognized as the 2019 Outstanding PhD Student in Bioinformatics! He will be getting a $2000 award for his awesome work.
Congratulations to Dan Zhang for winning this year’s best abstract award among the Bioengineering Ph.D. students! Dan will receive a $150 cash prize and give an oral presentation during the BioE day on May 9.
Sarah Seals has been named one of 8 Georgia Tech Sloan Graduate Fellows for 2017 based upon her academic and research record! Sarah will receive a stipend bonus and professional development funds for the next 3 years (thus the remainder) of her PhD! Congratulations on this honor!
Joshua Lewis received a Young Investigator travel award to attend the Society for Redox Biology & Medicine annual meeting. In addition, his abstract “Genome-scale modeling of NADPH metabolism in radiation-resistant head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients” was selected for an oral presentation. Way to go, Josh!
Undergraduate Yeshy Manoharan is named the inaugural Stephen E. Brossette Scholar for his interdisciplinary research in biology and computing. Congratulations, Yeshy!
Two of our undergraduate BME researchers, Melody Shao and Nicholas Peterman, received Presidential Undergraduate Research Awards for their projects this spring. Congratulations to both of them for this honor!