2013 Scholarships

In 2013, the MBL awarded scholarships to 276 highly qualified students enabling them to participate in our discovery courses.

The Bruce and Betty Alberts Endowed Scholarship in Physiology
Liu, Chenshu , Columbia University
Lomakin, Alexis J., Harvard University Medical School

American Society for Cell Biology
Blanton, Jessica, University of California, San Diego
Bohorquez, Diego V., Duke University Medical Center
Booker, Betty M., University of California, San Francisco
Donaldson, Teraya M., University of Richmond
Heimsath, Ernest Gustavo, Dartmouth College
Heyward, Christa, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Ingaramo, Maria, NIBIB – NIH
Lessios, Nicolas Neva, Arizona State University
Martinez, Diana, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Maya-Ramos, Lisandro , University of California, San Francisco – CVRI
Patron, Lilian A., The University of Arizona
Rangel, Lorena Isabel, University of California Davis
Riestra, Angelica Montenegro, University of California, Los Angeles
Santiago, Felipe H., Washington University School of Medicine

American Society of Naturalists
Baker, Lydia Jeanne, University of Hawaii at Manoa
De Lima, Natacia Evangelista, University of Sao Paulo
Green, Elizabeth Ashley, University of California, Merced
Herrera, Cesar Samuel, University of Maryland
Lutz, Holly Lynn, Cornell University
McIntosh, Chelsea Lee, Washington University in St. Louis
Modahl, Cassandra Marie, University of Northern Colorado
Nye, Verity Ellen, University of Southampton
Puetz, Lara Christine, University of Victoria
Stobie, Connor Seamus, University of Pretoria
Vieira, Christophe William, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement
Zielinski, Piotr , Jagiellonian University

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Brayboy, Lynae Maria, Brown University/Women and Infants Hospital
Cakmak, Hakan , University of California, San Francisco
Cookingham, Lisa Marii, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Center for Modular Biology Fellows
Billings, Gabriel Humphrey, Stanford University
Kuru, Erkin , Indiana University Bloomington
Oswald, Felix, VU University Amsterdam
Tan, Jiongyi , Stanford University
Zieske, Katja , Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Biology Club of the College of the City of New York
McCarthy, Jason W., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

John & Elisabeth Buck Endowed Scholarship
Jimenez-Lopez, Claudia, University of Texas- Health Science Center-Houston
Schnur, Einat , London Research Institute Cancer Research UK

C. Lalor Burdick Scholarship
Kumar, Brijesh , IITKANPUR
Reyes, Henry Dela Cruz, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Max M. Burger Endowed Scholarship
KunttasTatli, Ezgi , Carnegie Mellon University
Miller, Sophie Rachel, University of Cambridge

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Endowment
Einarsson, Elin , Uppsala University
Knackstedt, Sebastian Lorenz, Max-Planck Institute for Infection Biology
Leite, Ricardo, IGC – Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia
Lentini, Gaelle, UMR 5235 – D.I.M.N.P.
Lin, Sheng, Clemson University
Portugal, Silvia, NIAID, NIH
Riestra, Angelica Montenegro, University of California, Los Angeles
Szempruch, Anthony (Tony) James, University of Georgia Athens

Burroughs Wellcome Fund-Biology of Parasitism Course
Drini, Sima , Institut Pasteur Paris
Rajendran, Esther, The Australian National University
Shears, Melanie Janet, The University of Melbourne
Singer, Mirko Sebastian, University of Heidelberg Medical School

Burroughs Wellcome Fund-Molecular Mycology Course
Beyda, Nicholas David, University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Billmyre, Robert Blake, Duke University
Dhingra, Sourabh , Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine
Drummond, Rebecca Anne, University of Aberdeen
Ene, Iuliana Veronica, Brown University
Gerstein, Aleeza Cara, University of Minnesota
Green, Julianne Vernadette, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Jhingran, Anupam , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Maeng, Shinae , Yonsei University
McCarthy, Jason W., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Niemiec, Maria Joanna, Umea University
Polke, Melanie, Hans-Knoell-Intitute Jena
Santiago, Felipe H., Washington University School of Medicine
Selvig, Kyla Marie, Duke University
Wong, Koon H, Harvard Medical School

Gary N. Calkins Memorial Scholarship
Pishchany, Gleb , Harvard Medical School

Patricia A. Case Endowed Scholarship
Lagerlof, Olof, Johns Hopkins University
Puentes Jacome, Luz Adriana, University of Toronto

The Company of Biologists Ltd Scholarship
Accorsi, Alice, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Hosoda, Kazutaka , Kyoto University
Linden, Lara Marcia, Duke University

Edwin Grant Conklin Memorial Fund
Hosoda, Kazutaka , Kyoto University

Bernard Davis Endowed Scholarship Fund
Buckner, Caroline Renee, UNCW- Center for Marine Science
Kotlarz, Nadine P., University of Michigan

William F. and Irene C. Diller Memorial Fund
Schnur, Einat , London Research Institute Cancer Research UK

Mac V. Edds, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
Miller, Sophie Rachel, University of Cambridge

Embryology – NIH Grant
Linden, Lara Marcia, Duke University
Maya-Ramos, Lisandro, University of California, San Francisco – CVRI
Park, Jong Hwee, University of Washington
Schock, Elizabeth Nicole, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Gerald D. & Ruth L. Fischbach Endowed Scholarship
Schulz, Alexander, Leibniz Institute for Age Research

Genentech
Bhandiwad, Ashwin Anirudha, University of Washington
Heggland, Ingrid, The Kavli Institue for Systems Neuroscience, NTNU
Liu, Daniel Fan, University of California San Francisco
Machado, Ana Sofia, Champalimaud Foundation
Martinez, Diana, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Sharples, Simon Arthur, Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Von Philipsborn, Anne Clara, Institute of Molecular Pathology

Gene Regulatory Networks for Development – NIH Grant
Barozzi, Iros Giacomo, European Institute of Oncology
Bolous-Owhadi, Areen , California Institute of Technology
Camargo, Maristela Martins de, University of Sao Paulo
Dominguez, Calixto , Science and Life Fundation
Dragalzew, Aline Cutrim, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Farrell, Jeffrey Allen, Harvard University
Garcia, Hernan Gustavo, Princeton University
Hope, Matt Maywood, University of Chicago
Imam, Saheed Rotimi, Wisconsin Energy Institute, UW-Madison
Mazutis, Linas , Harvard University
Munnamalai, Vidhya , Purdue University
Neves, Carlos Eduardo Sousa, University of Aberdeen
Plavskin, Yevgeniy , Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Salazar, Valerie S, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Simoes-Costa, Marcos S., California Institute of Technology
Waardenberg, Ashley Jacob, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
Welsh, Ian Christopher, Cornell University
Wilson-Connelly, Jenny Elizabeth, University of California San Diego
Windner, Stefanie Elisabeth, Weselyan University

Caswell Grave Scholarship Fund
Ray, Poulomi , Clemson University
Wang, Wei, The University of Alabama

Thomas B. Grave and Elizabeth F. Grave Scholarship
Donaldson, Teraya M., University of Richmond
López Ramirez, Ana, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
Mathai, Prince Peter, Marquette University
Neubauer, Cajetan, California Institute of Technology
Pishchany, Gleb , Harvard Medical School
Puentes Jacome, Luz Adriana, University of Toronto
Schulz, Alexander, Leibniz Institute for Age Research
Smith, Laura Lindsay, Boston Children’s Hospital
Starnawski, Piotr Marian, Aarhus University

Daniel S. and Edith T. Grosch Scholarship Fund
Neubauer, Cajetan , California Institute of Technology

Aline D. Gross Scholarship Fund
Stooke-Vaughan, Georgina A., University of Sheffield

William Randolph Hearst Educational Endowment
Billings, Gabriel Humphrey, Stanford University
Heimsath, Ernest Gustavo, Dartmouth College
Martinez, Diana, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Mathai, Prince Peter, Marquette University
Ryder, Pearl Victoria, Emory University
Sanders, Honi , Brandeis University
Smith, Colin James, University of Pennsylvania
Tan, Jiongyi , Stanford University

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Buckner, Caroline Renee, UNCW- Center for Marine Science
Chicoli, Amanda, University of Maryland
Colasanto, Mary Patricia, University of Utah
Edgar, Allison, Duke University Medical Center
Lessios, Nicolas Neva, Arizona State University
O’Hare, Justin Keith, Duke University
Riddle, Misty Rose, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tintori, Sophia, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Biology of Parasitism
Rajendran, Esther, The Australian National University
Riestra, Angelica Montenegro, University of California, Los Angeles

Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Microbial Diversity
Buckner, Caroline Renee, UNCW- Center for Marine Science
Giao Garcia, Diego, Aarhus University
Jesus, Ederson da Conceicao, Embrapa

Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Neurobiology
O’Hare, Justin Keith, Duke University

Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Neural Systems & Behavior
Staedele, Carola, Ulm University

Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Physiology
Bidone, Tamara Carla, Polytechnic University of Turin
Oswald, Felix, VU University Amsterdam

International Brain Research Organization
Ashhad, Sufyan, Indian Institute of Science
Cobo-cuan, Ariadna Teresa, Havana University
Sengupta, Mohini , National Centre for Biological Sciences
Temprana, Silvio Gabriel, Fundacion Instituto Leloir

Kurt and Rhoda Isselbacher Endowed Scholarship Fund
Chung, Ain, New York University
Heimsath, Ernest Gustavo, Dartmouth College
Jimenez-Lopez, Claudia, University of Texas- Health Science Center-Houston
Shi, Zhen,  Masschusetts General Hospital

Holger & Friederun Jannasch Scholarship in Microbial Diversity
Neubauer, Cajetan , California Institute of Technology
Sorek Abramovich, Reut, University of New South Wales

Benjamin Kaminer Scholarship
Gharaei, Nava, Harvard Medical School
Reese, Louis, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munchen

Arthur Klorfein Scholarship and Fellowship Fund
Pishchany, Gleb , Harvard Medical School
Tapilatu, Yosmina H., Ambon Marine Life Conservation Unit – LIPI

Frank R. Lillie Fellowship and Scholarship Fund
Rouhana, Labib , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ward, Kenya Latoya, The College of The Bahamas

Jacques Loeb Founders’ Scholarship Fund
De Franceschi, Nicola, VTT Medical Biotechnology

S.O. Mast Memorial Fund
Wang, Wei, The University of Alabama

MBL Associates Endowed Scholarship Fund
Bisio Sabaris, Hugo, University of Uruguay
Jimenez-Lopez, Claudia, University of Texas- Health Science Center-Houston
Miller, Mayumi Florence, NICHD

MBL Pioneers Scholarship Fund
Buckner, Caroline Renee, UNCW- Center for Marine Science
Kuru, Erkin , Indiana University Bloomington
McCarthy, Jason W., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Tan, Jiongyi , Stanford University
Zhang, Zhongli , Harvard University

Methods in Computational Neuroscience – NIH Grant
Arzi, Anat , Weizmann Institute of Science
Barri, Alessandro, Paris Descartes University
Ben-Tov, Mor , Ben-Gurion University in the Negev
Bijanzadeh, Maryam, University of Utah
Blanchard, Tommy Charles, University of Rochester
Bouchacourt, Flora, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
Bruno, Angela M., Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Cantu, Marcos Antonio, University of California, Irvine
Dempsey, Conor, Columbia University
Finkelstein, Arseny ,Weizmann Institute of Science
Grama, Abhinav Satish, Harvard University
Hocevar Brezavscek, Ana, Rockefeller University
Kfir, Yoav , Weizmann Institute of Science
Leong, Jonathan Chit Sing, Stanford University
Lewallen, Sam Jay, Princeton University
Lewis, Laura, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Payne, Hannah L., Stanford University
Roper, Mark, Queen Mary, University of London
Steinemann, Natalie Anna, City College of New York
Tsuda, Sachiko, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Veit, Lena, University of Tubingen
Williams, Alex Henry, Brandeis University
Zagha, Edward William, Yale School of Medicine

Microbial Diversity – Department of Energy Grant
Donaldson, Teraya M., University of Richmond
Kotlarz, Nadine P., University of Michigan
Rangel, Lorena Isabel, University of California Davis
Saleska, Scott Reid, University of Arizona

Lorus J. & Margery J. Milne Scholarship
Chung, Ain, New York University
Jusuf, Patricia, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University
Kumar, Brijesh, IITKANPUR
Lindsay, Allia Kaye, Dartmouth College
Malas, Tareq, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Rodriguez, Carlos Antonio, Emory University
Smith, Laura Lindsay, Boston Children’s Hospital
Temprana, Silvio Gabriel, Fundacion Instituto Leloir
Xie, Jing Lin, University of Toronto

Frank Morrell Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Knogler, Laura Danielle, University of Montreal
O’Hare, Justin Keith, Duke University
Schulz, Alexander, Leibniz Institute for Age Research
Wei, Xing, Stanford University

Mountain Memorial Fund Scholarship
Xiong, Jing, Vanderbilt University

NASA- Microbial Diversity Course
Saleska, Scott Reid, University of Arizona

Neural Systems & Behavior Course Endowed Scholarship Fund
Chung, Ain , New York University
Keller, Corey Jacob, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Lessios, Nicolas Neva, Arizona State University

Neurobiology – NIH Grant
Fehlhaber, Katherine Elizabeth, University of Southern California
Knogler, Laura Danielle, University of Montreal
Patron, Lilian A., The University of Arizona
Woodford, Clifford R., University of California San Diego

Neural Systems & Behavior – NIH Grant
Bhandiwad, Ashwin Anirudha, University of Washington
Liu, Daniel Fan, University of California San Francisco
Otopalik, Adriane Gerndt, Volen Center for Complex Systems
Sanders, Honi , Brandeis University
Sharples, Simon Arthur, Hotchkiss Brain Institute

National Science Foundation – Microbial Diversity
Blanton, Jessica, University of California, San Diego
Buckner, Caroline Renee, UNCW- Center for Marine Science
Cardarelli, Emily Lewis, Stanford University,EESS
Heyward, Christa, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Weisenhorn, Pamela, University of Minnesota

Organization for Computational Neuroscience
Dempsey, Conor, Columbia University

Pfizer Inc. Endowed Scholarship
Gharaei, Nava, Harvard Medical School
Jusuf, Patricia, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University
Martinez, Diana, New Jersey Institute of Technology
McCarthy, Jason W., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Smith, Laura Lindsay, Boston Children’s Hospital
Zieske, Katja , Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Physiology – NIH Grant
Alushin, Gregory Matthew, National Institutes of Health
Billings, Gabriel Humphrey, Stanford University
Bonazzi, Daria, Institut Curie
Bor, Batbileg, University of California, Los Angeles
Ingaramo, Maria, NIBIB – NIH
Prabhakara, Chaitra , National Centre for Biological Sciences
Ruijgrok, Paul Victor, Stanford University
Ryder, Pearl Victoria, Emory University

William Townsend Porter Scholarship
Blanton, Jessica, University of California, San Diego
Donaldson, Teraya M., University of Richmond
Heimsath, Ernest Gustavo, Dartmouth College
Heyward, Christa, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Ingaramo, Maria, NIBIB – NIH
Lessios, Nicolas Neva, Arizona State University
Maya-Ramos, Lisandro , University of California, San Francisco – CVRI
Patron, Lilian A., The University of Arizona
Rangel, Lorena Isabel, University of California Davis
Riestra, Angelica Montenegro, University of California, Los Angeles

Lola Ellis Robertson Endowed Scholarship
Bohorquez, Diego V., Duke University Medical Center
Hayes, Beth Marie, University of Michigan Medical School
He, Enqi , CNCR, Vrije University Amsterdam
Lagerlof, Olof , Johns Hopkins University
Svahn, Adam James, Brain and Mind Research Institute

Florence C. Rose and S. Meryl Rose Endowed Scholarship Fund
Miranda-Rodriguez, Jeronimo Roberto, Instituto de Biotecnologia /UNAM

Ruth Sager Memorial Scholarship
Luo, Weiwei , Mechanobiology Institute, NUS
Wessels, Wiebke Susanne, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Frontiers in Stem Cells & Regeneration – NIH
Aakalu, Vinay Kumar, University of Illinois at Chicago
Angileri, Krista Marie, University of Texas – Austin
Armijo, Enrique Antonio, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Avila Gonzalez, Daniela, Instituto Nacional de Perinatologia
Butler, Amanda M., Mayo Clinic
Franklin, Brandon Michael, University of Kentucky
Jiao, Yuanyuan , University of Pittsburgh
Kashpur, Olga, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ramos-Silva, Paula, University of Amsterdam
Thomas, Ria , Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology
Zeng, Xin-Xin , University of California, San Diego

Howard A. Schneiderman Endowed Scholarship
Lagerlof, Olof , Johns Hopkins University
Luo, Weiwei , Mechanobiology Institute, NUS
Oswald, Felix, VU University Amsterdam
Prabhakara, Chaitra , National Centre for Biological Sciences

Society for Developmental Biology
Accorsi, Alice, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Kenny, Nathan James, Oxford University
Kumar, Brijesh , IITKANPUR
KunttasTatli, Ezgi , Carnegie Mellon University

Segal/Mastroianni/Koide Scholarship
Dhesi, Amy Shah, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Milton L. Shifman Endowed Scholarship
Dupre, Christophe, Columbia University
Espinoza Sanchez, Sofia Vanesa, Yale University
Fields, Alexander Preston, Harvard University
Heimsath, Ernest Gustavo, Dartmouth College
Lomakin, Alexis J., Harvard University Medical School
Mis, Emily Kathryn, Yale University
Sinz, Fabian Hubert, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen
Smith, Colin James, University of Pennsylvania
Zhang, Zhongli , Harvard University

Moshe Shilo Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sorek Abramovich, Reut, University of New South Wales

Marjorie R. Stetten Scholarship Fund
Bonazzi, Daria , Institut Curie

Jane Lazarow Stetten Endowed Scholarship
Gharaei, Nava, Harvard Medical School

Horace W. Stunkard Scholarship Fund
Chung, Ain , New York University
KunttasTatli, Ezgi , Carnegie Mellon University
Shyer, Amy Elizabeth, Harvard Medical School
Weisenhorn, Pamela, University of Minnesota
Yang, Tingting , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Surdna Foundation Scholarship
Hosoda, Kazutaka , Kyoto University
Miranda-Rodriguez, Jeronimo Roberto, Instituto de Biotecnologia /UNAM
Miyashita, Tetsuto , University of Alberta
Ozpolat, Busra Duygu, University of Maryland

Eva Szent-Gyorgyi Scholarship Fund
Luo, Weiwei, Mechanobiology Institute, NUS

John & Madeleine Trinkaus Endowed Scholarship
Kumar, Brijesh , IITKANPUR
McClelland, Kathryn Sarah, Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Selman A. Waksman Endowed Scholarship in Microbial Diversity
Kotlarz, Nadine P., University of Michigan
Mukherjee, Dishari , Michigan State University

The Wellcome Trust
Barnard, Annette-Christi, University of Pretoria
Bisio Sabaris, Hugo ,University of Uruguay
Drini, Sima , Institut Pasteur Paris
Fernandez, Esteban Rodrigo, Instituto Nacional de Parasitology

William Morton Wheeler Family Founders’ Scholarship
Ozpolat, Busra Duygu, University of Maryland
Wang, Wei, The University of Alabama

Zebrafish – NIH Grant
Booker, Betty M., University of California, San Francisco
Cousin, Margot Ann, Mayo Clinic
D’Orazi, Florence DeEtte, University of Washington
Farrell, Jeffrey Allen, Harvard University
Grimes, Daniel, Princeton University
Gubbels Bupp, Melanie R., Randolph-Macon College
Guerri, Lucia,Max Planck Institute of Immunology and Epigenetics
Harel, Itamar , Stanford University
Jusuf, Patricia. Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University
Lambert, Nevin Alan, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University
López Ramirez, Ana, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
McMains, Emily Ann, University of Texas at Austin
Naumann, Uta, Leibniz Institute for Age Research (FLI)
Radice, Glenn, Thomas Jefferson University
Svahn, Adam James, Brain and Mind Research Institute
Tuschl, Karin, Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit
Williams, Margot L. K., University of Virginia