Biology Department

Recipients of David J. Beck Fellowship

Both recipients of 2016 David J. Beck Fellowship have been mentored in the Biology Department. Nicolas Nikoloutsos (2nd from left) will be using his fellowship to conduct research on drug delivery using nanoparticles in Taiwan this summer while Cade Johnson (2nd from right) will conduct research on the cancer lymphoblastic leukemia in Philadelphia.


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Biology Department extends its heartiest congratulations to our Biology Senior, Omar Gonzalez on his acceptance to Immunobiology PhD program at Yale University. Omar has also been awarded the most prestigious Gruber Fellowship, the top honor a PhD student can receive at Yale University.

Omar is also the recipient of OUR grant and a McNairs Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Ashwini Kucknoor. In addition, Omar has presented his undergraduate research at the SACNAS national meeting for which he had received a travel fellowship. Omar was one of the campus finalist for Goldwater scholarship. We wish him the best for his future endeavors.