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Chitavi Maulloo Wins the Junior Scholar Award and the Catherine Block Memorial Fund Prize

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

photo of Chitavi Maulloo

Chitavi Maulloo

On Oct 8, 2014 Chitavi Maulloo, a student in Lisa DeLouise's lab won the Junior Scholar Award and the Catherine Block Memorial Fund Prize from the Department of Chemistry. The Junior Scholar Award for Juniors is given to a chemistry student in the junior class, in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and promise for a professional career in chemistry. This award consists of a cash prize and certificate of recognition. The recipients are announced at the Chemistry Awards Get-Together in the Fall semester.

The Catherine Block Memorial Fund Prize, established in memory of Catherine Block, an exceptional Chemistry student here at the University, is awarded each year to a woman in the Junior class in recognition of her outstanding ability and achievement in the field of science. The award consists of a cash prize. The recipient will be recognized at the Chemistry Awards Get-Together in the Fall semester.

Brian Palmer Wins Two Awards at Toxicology Retreat

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Brian Palmer with Award

Brian Palmer

Congratulations to Brian Palmer, a Toxicology graduate student in Lisa DeLouise's lab on winning two awards at the Annual Toxicology Retreat. Brian won the department 'Question" Award given to the student who asks the most insightful questions throughout the year at department seminars and also won the McGregor Award for best poster presentation by a first year graduate student.

Quhui (Fiona) Pu Wins the 2014 Charles and Janet Forbes Entrepreneurial Competition

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

On May 2, 2014 Fiona Pu and Kyle Fedorchak won first place in the 2014 Charles and Janet Forbes Entrepreneurial Competition. They presented a business plan to commercialize a device that enables the testing of biological membranes including measurements of skin barrier function. This device product concept was developed in collaboration with fellow UR Dermates colleagues, Amanda Chen and Jacob VanderBurgh, while working on their Biomedical Engineering senior design project. Internal product customers were Drs. Beck and DeBenedetto (Dermatology) and the team was supervised by Dr. DeLouise (Dermatology and BME).

Jared Fialkoff Wins The President’s Award at UR Undergraduate Symposium

Saturday, April 19, 2014

On April 18, Jared Fialkoff won the highest honor, The President’s Award at the University of Rochester Undergraduate Symposium for his research and oral talk entitled, Gold Nanoparticle (AuNP) siRNA Delivery to Treat Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Jared is a Chemical Engineering undergrad working in Lisa DeLouise's lab.