Marymount Manhattan

Student Awards

MMC Biology students have earned a reputation for winning presentation awards at national and regional research competitions.  Here are some of our recent winners:

 

Alice Trye ‘15 (studies connection of diabetes and neurodegeneration with Prof. Aguanno):image

2nd Place Honors (Cellular & Molecular Biology), 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at William Paterson University, 2013

 

Anna Patruno ‘14 (measures copper contaminants in NYC tap water with Prof. Sampoli Benitez): 

image2nd Place Honors (Chemical Sciences), 15th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2012

 

Daniel Emerson Khost ‘13 (studied the molecular link between Alzheimer’s and Type II diabetes with Prof. Aguanno):

image2nd Place Honors (Cellular & Molecular Biology), 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at William Paterson University, 2013

image1st Place Honors, 15th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at University of Maryland-Baltimore
imageCounty, 2012

Honorable Mention, 16th Annual ASBMB Undergraduate Student Research Achievement Poster Competition, image2012

2nd Place Honors (Biochemistry), 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences at William Paterson University, 2011

 

Ashley Pirovano ‘13 (studied biological mechanisms of natural chlorination reactions with Prof. Leri):

image1st Place Honors (Ecology & Evolution)7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at imageWilliam Paterson
University,
 2013

Faculty-Student Collaboration Award, Honors Day 2013, Marymount Manhattan College

1st Place Honors
(Chemical Sciences),
15th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2012

 

Laura Anthony ‘11 (demonstrated the formation of organochlorine by-products in bleached laundry with Prof. Leri)

image2nd Place Honors (General Chemistry), 4th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2010

 

Jasmina Bogdanovic ‘11 (studied enzyme structure using computational models with Prof. Sampoli Benitez):

imageHonorable Mention15th Annual ASBMB Undergraduate Student Research Achievement Poster Competition, 2011

1st Place Honors13th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2010

2nd Place Honors12th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2009

 

Christina Galifianakis ‘11 (measured the concentration of organochlorine in vaginal tampons with Prof. Leri):

image1st Place Honors (Chemical Sciences), 13th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2010

 

Laura Herren ‘11 (studied the biogeochemical cycle of chlorine in forest ecosystems with Prof. Leri):

image1st Place Honors (Ecology & Evolution), 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical imageSciences at William Paterson University, 2011

Faculty-Student Collaboration Award, Honors Day 2011, Marymount Manhattan College

1st Place Honors (Ecology & Evolution), 4th Annual imageUndergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences at William Paterson University, 2010

image2nd Place Honors (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), 13th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2010

Selected as one of 75 undergraduate presenters (out of 300 applicants) to present at “Posters on the Hill” 2010 in Washington, D.C.

 

Raymond Romano ‘11 (devised a cell model for the developing pancreas with Prof. Aguanno):

Honorable Mention, 15th Annual ASBMB Undergraduate Student Research Achievement Poster Competition, 2011

1st Place Honors (Biochemistry), 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences at William Paterson University, 2011

2nd Place Honors (Biochemistry), 4th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences at William Paterson University, 2010

1st Place Honors, 13th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2010

 

Zachary R. Barbati ‘10 (studied enzymatic structure using computational models with Prof. Sampoli Benitez):

1st Place Honors (Cellular & Molecular Biology), 4th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences at William Paterson University, 2010

 

Jessica Stevens ‘09 (established a cell model to study Type II diabetes with Prof. Aguanno): 

1st Place Honors, 11th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2008

1st Place Honors (Genetics/Cellular & Molecular Biology), 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological Sciences at William Paterson University, 2008

2nd Place Honors, 1st Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological Sciences at William Paterson University, 2007

1st Place Honors, 10th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2007

 

Leslie Burton ‘07 (identified the role of growth factors in the developing mammalian nervous system with Prof. Aguanno):

1st Place Honors, 8th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2005

 

Elizabeth Perez ‘07 (examined molecular markers of neurodegeneration with Prof. Aguanno):

1st Place Honors, 8th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 2005

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