Biology Department Undergraduate Research Award
The Biology Research & Honors Committee gives this annual award to outstanding seniors of any major who are performing research in Biology Department labs.
A stipulation for receiving the award is that the candidate present an overview of their research at one of the weekly Biology Department Seminars. The winners are also given a monetary gift from the Department.
2018 recipients: Milad Babaei (Gilmore lab), Linnea Smith (Primack lab), and Rebekah Zhang (Man lab)
2017 recipients: Jess Kaplan (Atema lab), Evan Razdan (Traniello lab), and Kevin Rhine (Tolan Lab)
Dr. Marion R. Kramer Scholarship
This award provides support for high-achieving female students majoring in Biology. The award was established in 2001 in honor of Dr. Marion Kramer who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Boston University in 1963 and went on to a long and satisfying career in biology and medicine.
2017/2018: Billie Goolsby and Elena Newmark
2016/2017: Kailyn Doiron and Mahsan Mohammadi
Outstanding Learning Assistant Award
The Biology Department annually bestows this award on a group of Undergraduate Learning Assistants of any major whose poster presentation best outlines procedures for improving teaching in our undergraduate laboratories. Financial support for this award was made possible by Professor Emerita Elizabeth Godrick.
2017 recipients: Phoebe Asante, Cheryl Cai, and George Tarantino
Excellence in Scholarship Award
The Biology Department gives out this award at graduation to a few seniors to honor their academic achievements. The recipients are also given a monetary gift from the Department.
2017 recipients: Arman Maqsudlu and Shiv Verma
Academic Achievement Award
The Biology Department bestows this award at graduation on a few seniors to honor their academic achievements and contributions to the Biology Department. The recipients are also given a monetary gift from the Department.
2017 recipients: Stephanie Pawlyszyn and James Whall
Senior College Prize for Excellence in Biology
The Biology Department gives out this award to the senior who, through a combination of scholarship and service, has had the greatest impact on the BU Biology community. The recipient is recognized at the CAS Dean’s Awards and Recognition Ceremony as well as at the Biology Convocation. A monetary gift is given by the Department.
2017 recipient: Joanna Lee