Outstanding Senior & Excellence in Research Awards

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

Spring 2018 Outstanding Senior

Matthew Chaung


2018 Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Justin Frere


The MCB Department recognizes excellence in undergraduate studies and research with its annual Outstanding Senior and Excellence in Research awards. The Outstanding Senior award is presented to a graduating MCB senior who has demonstrated excellence in MCB studies. The award is presented each semester. The Excellence in Research award is presented to an MCB senior who has demonstrated excellence in their undergraduate research. This award is presented in the spring.
In order to be eligible for these awards, students must be nominated by a faculty member. Students who are nominated are invited to apply for the awards. The final selection is made by the MCB awards committee.


Past Recipients: MCB Outstanding Senior

Fall 2017
Elizabeth Vuong
Spring 2017
Benjamin Zaepfel
Fall 2016
Dominic Palazzola
Spring 2016
Jasper Puracan
Fall 2015
Mary Beth Roberts
Selected as College of Science Outstanding Senior
Spring 2015
Shaina Hasan
Selected as College of Science Outstanding Senior
Fall 2014
Not awarded
Spring 2014
Julie Huynh
Fall 2013
Ravi Ram
Spring 2013
Aishan Shi
Fall 2012
Nancy Leo

Past Recipients: MCB Excellence in Research

Renee Conway
Mary Figueroa
Carl Buchholz
Selected as College of Science Excellence in Research Recipient
Eva K Nichols
Sophie Hapak