People

Lab Awards

Graduate Students 

Cristel Vanessa Camacho 

  1. Awarded support from NCI Cancer Biology Training Grant T32CA124334 (2007)
  2. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, N.Y., (2008)
  3. Student Travel Award to attend the 19th Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, Philadelphia (2008)
  4. Third Place, Student Poster Competition, 19th Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, Philadelphia (2008)
  5. Top 5 Poster Award- Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Poster Session, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008)
  6. Student Travel Award to attend the 5th International Workshop on Space Radiation Research, Koln, Germany (2009)
  7. Young Scientist Best Oral Presentation Award, 5th International Workshop on Space Radiation Research, Koln, Germany (2009)
  8. Top 10 Honors - Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Poster Session, UT Southwestern (2010)
  9. Best Student Poster Award, 41st Annual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagen Society, Fort Worth (2010)
  10. Selected to attend 6th NIH National Graduate Student Research Conference, Bethesda, Md. (2011)
  11. First Place, Graduate Student Poster Presentation, 22nd Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, League City, Texas (2011)
  12. Selected to participate in the St. Jude National Graduate Student Symposium; only 45 students were selected out of 1551 invited applicants (2012)
  13. Best PhD thesis award, RHIC and AGS Thesis Award Competition  sponsored by Brookhaven National Laboratory and State University of New York (2013)

Brian McEllin

  1. Awarded support from CPRIT Cancer Intervention and Prevention Training Grant RP140110 (2010)
  2. Second Place, Student Poster Competition, 21st Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, Port Jefferson, N.Y. (2010)
  3. Student Travel Award to attend the 21st Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, Port Jefferson, N.Y. (2010)
  4. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award to attend the 56th Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, Maui, Hawaii (2010)
  5. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, N.Y., (2010)
  6. Top 5 Poster Award, UT Southwestern Cancer Biology Retreat (2010)
  7. Top 10 Honors - Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Poster Session, UT Southwestern (2011)

Mariya Ilcheva

  1. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, N.Y. (2011)
  2. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award to attend the 59th Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans (2013)
  3. Awarded funding to participate in the Making Academic Change Happen workshop at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Ind. (2013)

Carlos Gil Del Alcazar  

  1. Top 10 Honors, Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Poster Session, UT Southwestern (2012)
  2. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, N.Y. (2013)
  3. Honorable Mention, The Health  Risks of Extraterrestrial Environments slide competition, BNL, N.Y. (2013)
  4. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award to attend the 59th Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans (2013)
  5. Top 5 Poster Award, Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Poster Session, UT Southwestern (2014)

Pavlina Todorova

  1. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, N.Y. (2012)
  2. Student Travel Award to attend the 23rd Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, Durham, N.C. (2012) 
  3. Student Travel Award to attend the 5th International Systems Radiation Biology Workshop, Oxford, U.K. (2012)
  4. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award to attend the 59th Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans (2013)

Molly Catherine Hardebeck

  1. Selected to join the HHMI sponsored Med into Grad Initiative: Mechanisms of Disease and Translational Science training track (2012)
  2. Awarded support from NIGMS training grant 5T32GM008203 in Cellular and Molecular Biology (2012)
  3. Student travel award sponsored by Mechanisms of Disease and Translational Science track to attend the Translational Science Meeting, Washington, D.C. (2013)
  4. Awarded funding to participate in the Making Academic Change Happen workshop at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Ind. (2013)
  5. Student travel award to attend the Gordon Research Conference on DNA Damage, Mutation and Cancer, Ventura, Calif. (2014)

Undergraduate Students

Katherine Deland

  1. Awarded Barry M Goldwater Fellowship based upon undergraduate research project

Faculty

Nozomi Tomimatsu  

  1. Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the 13th International Congress of Radiation Research, San Francisco (2007)
  2. Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the Ataxia-telangiectasia Workshop, Kyoto, Japan (2008)
  3. Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the 36th Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan, Kobe Japan (2013)

Bipasha Mukherjee

  1. Best Poster Award, 11th International Wolfsberg Meeting on Mol. Radiation Biology/Oncology, Switzerland (2009)
  2. Proffered Talk, 12th International Wolfsberg Meeting on Mol. Radiation Biology/Oncology, Switzerland (2011)

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