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, New York (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, Maryland (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, New York (2010)
  3. Student Travel Award to attend the 21st Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, Port Jefferson, New York (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, New York (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, New York (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, Indiana (2013)

Carlos Gil Del Alcazar  

  1. People's Choice Award, "On My Own Time" Art Show, UT Southwestern (2012)
  2. Top 10 Honors, Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Poster Session, UT Southwestern (2012)
  3. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, New York (2013)
  4. Honorable Mention, The Health Risks of Extraterrestrial Environments slide competition, BNL, New York (2013)
  5. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award to attend the 59th Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans (2013)
  6. Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Travel Award for the AACR Conference on Advances in Brain Cancer Research, Washington, DC (2014)
  7. Top 5 Poster Award, Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Student Poster Session, UT Southwestern (2014)
  8. Top 5 Poster Award, Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Annual Student Poster Session, UT Southwestern (2015)

Pavlina Todorova

  1. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, New York (2012)
  2. Student Travel Award to attend the 23rd Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop, Durham, North Carolina (2012) 
  3. Student Travel Award to attend the 5th International Systems Radiation Biology Workshop, Oxford, United Kingdom (2012)
  4. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award to attend the 59th Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans (2013)
  5. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award to attend the 61st Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2015)
  6. NSBRI Dr. David Watson Graduation Student Fellow Poster Award, NASA Human Research Program Investigators' Workshop, Galveston, Texas (2015, 2016)
  7. First place, Team Project Development, Managing Science in the Biotech Industry Course, American Society for Cell Biology and Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA (2016)

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, Indiana (2013)
  5. Student travel award to attend the Gordon Research Conference on DNA Damage, Mutation and Cancer, Ventura, California (2014, 2015)
  6. Selected Vice-Chair of Gordon Research Seminar 2017, Ventura, California (2015)
  7. Selected for NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Lab, New York (2015)
  8. Scholars-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award for the 61st Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2015)

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)
  3. Proffered Talk, 1st Fusion Conference on Exploring DNA Repair Pathways as Targets for Cancer Therapy, Mexico (2015)

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