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Dean Reece presented the Postdoctoral Scholar award to Joseph Mauban, PhD, from the Department of Physiology.
The Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS) held its second annual awards ceremony September 17, 2008 to honor students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty for their contributions to the program and to science over the past year.
"This event summarizes in a very tactile/tangible way the vitality of our graduate programs. The pool of nominees for each award was intensely competitive," said Tom McHugh, Program Manager for GPILS. "Our Awards Committee did an outstanding job weighing the merits of each nominee, and Dr. Achsah Keegan provided outstanding leadership as chair of this committee."
The following were awarded during the ceremony:
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Mona Baumgarten was thrilled for awardee Shayna Rich, for whom she serves as a mentor.
Tom Abrams was honored for his contributions to graduate education.
John Teijaro thanked the parents of Elaine Miye Otani.
Biochemistry student Tom Charpentier presented Kathleen Reinecke with her award.