​Awards to Current Students

2014

Susan Liao: Sigman Xi Scientific Research Award (Ryuya Fukunaga lab)
The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research GIARlogo (GIAR) program has provided undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences since 1922. By encouraging close working relationships between students and mentors, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning. The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.

2013

Jennifer_Groves.jpgJennifer Groves: National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention
(Natasha Zachara lab)


de Mauri Mackie: National Research Service Award, Predoctoral Fellowship (Joel Pomerantz lab)
The overall goal of the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) program is to help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientists is available in appropriate scientific disciplines to address the Nation's biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs.

Laurel Oldach: National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention (Mollie Meffert lab)

Elizabeth Petro: WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award from the ACS (Dan Raben lab)
The ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) and Eli Lilly and Company sponsor a program to provide funding for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral female chemists to travel to meetings to present the results of their research. Through this program, WCC and Eli Lilly and Company continue to increase the participation of women in the chemical sciences. Awards are made on the basis of scientific merit and financial need.

Claudia Ruiz: Robert Goodman Neuroscience Award (Mollie Meffert lab)

Joshua Schwartz: Amgen Research Scholar Travel Award (Mollie Meffert lab)
First offered in spring 2011, the Amgen Scholars U.S. Alumni Travel Award​s are intended to encourage professional networking opportunities for program alumni focused on scientific careers. The award provides partial support of up to $1,500 for national or international conference expenses.

Wei Shen: Paul Ehrlich Award, YID (Craig Montell lab)
The Paul Ehrlich Awards were established to honor Dr. Paul Ehrlich with funding originally granted by Dr. Emanuel Libman. The awards, which recognize student research contributions, are presented each year at Young Investigators’ Day.

Yali Zhang: David I. Macht Award, YID (Craig Montell lab)
The David Israel Macht Research Award was established in 1983 by the family of Dr. Macht to commemorate the centenary of his birth. Dr. Macht was a member of the faculty of the departments of Pharmacology and Medicine in the early part of this century and was a pioneer investigator in the field of opiate alkaloids. The award is intended to recognize excellence in investigation by a student in theSchool of Medicine.

2012

Corinne Hamblet: National Research Service Award, Predoctoral Fellowship Joel Pomerantz

Daniel Pham - National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award; 2012 - 2015 Mollie Meffert

Claudia Ruiz - National Research Service Award, Predoctoral Fellowship Mollie Meffert

Claudia Ruiz - Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship Mollie Meffert

Jay Shi - Johns Hopkins Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award Mollie Meffert

2011

Youngseok Lee: The A. McGehee Harvey Postdoctoral Fellowship Award Craig Montell

Joshua Schwartz - National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award; 2011: 2014 Mollie Meffert

Jay Shi - Johns Hopkins Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award Mollie Meffert

Awards to Graduates

2011

Yu-Wen A. Huang - Graduate Student Association Travel Award Mollie Meffert

2010

Matt Boersma - Solomon H. Snyder Neuroscience Travel Award Mollie Meffert

Elizabeth Eyler - David E. Rogers Award Mollie Meffert

Li He: 1st Place Winner, American Society for Cell Biology Celldance Image Contest Denise Montell

Yu-Wen (Alvin) Huang: Taiwan Merit Scholarship Mollie Meffert

Tiffany Link: YID, Michael A. Shanoff Research Award Michael Caterina

Bahawa Nimaga: Josephine de Karman Fellowship Natasha Zachara

Bahawa Nimaga: ASBMB 2010 Undergraduate Travel Award Natasha Zachara

Srona Segupta: Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (JHU) Natasha Zachara

Xiaoyue Wang: YID, Hans Joaquim Prochaska Research Award Craig Montell

Awards to Current Postdoctoral Fellows


2013

Kamau Fahie: American Heart Association Fellowship Award Natasha Zachara

Hogan Tang: JHUSOM John G. Rangos Award Winner Denise Montell

Hogan Tang: The Ruth D. Vogel Professional Development Award Denise Montell

Hogan Tang: The Basic Cardiovascular Sciences BCVS Abstract Travel Award Denise Montell

2012

David Ronderos - National Research Service Award, Postdoctoral Fellowship Craig Montell

2011

Jessica Wilcox - National Research Service Award, Postdoctoral Fellowship Michael Wolfgang

2010

Marquis Walker: National Research Service Award, Postdoctoral Fellowship Craig Montell

2009

Bradley Akitake - National Research Service Award, Postdoctoral Fellowship Craig Montell

Recent Awards to Principal Investigators

2013

Michael Caterina - Donlin M. Long Pain Service Award from the Blaustein Pain Research Program

Michael Caterina - Named inaugural Director of the Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute at Johns Hopkins

Mollie Meffert - March of Dimes Research Scholar

Mollie Meffert - Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Pilot Award

2012

Paul Englund: Elected into the National Academy of Science

Seth Margolis: American Health Association Foundation Award

Dan Raben: Medical School Alumni Teaching Award

2010

Michael Caterina: JHUSOM Brain Sciences Institute Sustaining Innovations in the Neurosciences Award

Michael Wolfgang: American Heart Association Scientist Development Award

Natasha Zachara: American Heart Association Scientist Development Award​