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Awards & Honors

Intramural – Postgraduates & Postdocs

  • Hyun-Min Jung (PhD student), HHMI Science for Life Graduate Student Award 2013
  • Hyun-Min Jung (PhD student), Winner of the Molecular Cell Biology Concentration Medical Guild Competition 2013
  • Hyun-Min Jung (PhD student), UF International Center Outstanding International Student Award 2012
  • Hyun-Min Jung (PhD student), UF Medical Guild Advancement to Candidacy Award 2012
  • Hyun-Min Jung (PhD student), First Place Ph.D./Post-doc Basic Science Division Award for oral presentation, UF College of Dentistry Spring Synergy: Celebration of Science 2012
  • Wendy C. Carcamo (PhD student), First Place Ph.D./Post-doc Basic Science Division Award for poster presentation, UF College of Dentistry Spring Synergy: Celebration of Science 2012
  • Wendy C. Carcamo (PhD student), recipient of the UF/HHMI Science for Life Graduate Student Award 2012
  • Hyun-Min Jung (PhD student), recipient of the Medical Guild Research Incentive Award 2011
  • Grant X. Abadal (MD student), American Heart Association scholarship, Medical Student Research Program Summer Research Program 2011
  • Wendy C. Carcamo (PhD student), Second Place Ph.D./Post-doc Basic Science Division Award for poster presentation, UF College of Dentistry Spring Synergy: Celebration of Science 2011
  • Hyun-Min Jung (PhD student), Second Place Ph.D./Post-doc Basic Science Division Award for oral presentation, UF College of Dentistry Spring Synergy: Celebration of Science 2011
  • Monet K. Ducksworth (DMD student), Research Honors, College of Dentistry 2011
  • Bing Yao (PhD student), Bronze Medal, UF Medical Guild Competition 2011
  • Bing Yao (PhD student), winner of the Molecular Cell Biology Medical Guild Competition 2011
  • Wendy C. Carcamo (PhD student), recipient of Medical Guild Research Incentive Award 2010
  • Bing Yao (PhD student), recipient of the UF/HHMI Science for Life Graduate Student Award 2010
  • Md A. Nahid (PhD student), Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, NIH training grant recipient 2009-2011
  • Wendy C. Carcamo (PhD student), Graduate Student Council travel grant for the American Society for Cell Biology meeting in San Diego, CA, 2009
  • Bing Yao (PhD student), Graduate Student Council travel grant for the American Society for Cell Biology meeting in San Diego, CA, 2009
  • Rushi S. Patel (PhD student), recipient of Medical Guild Research Incentive Award 2009
  • Songqing Li (PhD student), Silver Medal, UF Medical Guild Competition 2009
  • Paul Dominguez (PhD student), Prize for Most Dense Data, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Retreat 2009
  • Paul Dominguez (PhD student), Second Place Ph.D./Post-doc Basic Science Division Award for Poster or Oral presentation, the 7th Annual UF College of Dentistry Research Day 2009
  • Songqing Li (PhD student), recipient of the UF/Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Science for Life Graduate Student Award 2009
  • Songqing Li (PhD student), winner of the Molecular Cell Biology Medical Guild Competition 2009
  • Paul Dominguez (PhD student), Department of Oral Biology, NIH training grant recipient 2008-2012
  • Wendy C. Carcamo (PhD student), the Alumni fellowship and the BRIDGES to doctorate fellowship 2008
  • Kaleb M. Pauley (PhD student), Graduate Student Council travel grant for the International Workshop on Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity meeting in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico 2008
  • Shangli (Jesse) Lian (PhD student), recipient of the IDP Graduate Fellowships for Outstanding Research 2007
  • Kaleb M. Pauley (PhD student), Third Place Ph.D./Post-doc Basic Science Division Award for Poster or Oral presentation, the 5th Annual UF College of Dentistry Research Day 2007
  • Shangli (Jesse) Lian (PhD student), Second Place Ph.D./Post-doc Basic Science Division Award for Poster or Oral presentation, the 5th Annual UF College of Dentistry Research Day 2007
  • Songqing Li (PhD student), Department of Oral Biology, NIH training grant recipient 2007-2009
  • Kaleb M. Pauley (PhD student), Graduate Student Council travel grant for the Keystone symposia – MicroRNAs and siRNAs: Biological Functions and Mechanisms, Keystone, Colorado 2007
  • Kaleb M. Pauley (PhD student), Department of Oral Biology, NIH training grant recipient 2006-2007
  • Songqing Li and Shangli (Jesse) Lian (PhD students), Image selected for book cover, The Autoimmune Diseases, edited by Noel R. Rose and Ian R. Mackay, 4th edition, Academic Press 2006
  • Anna Pyatigorskaya (DMD student), First Place Student Poster Presentation Award, DMD Basic Science Division, the 4th Annual UF College of Dentistry Research Day 2006
  • Kaleb Marie Pauley (PhD student), Grinter Fellowship supplement 2005-2007
  • Songqing Li (PhD student), Grinter Fellowship supplement 2005-2008
  • Shangli (Jesse) Lian (PhD student), Department of Oral Biology, NIH training grant recipient 2004-2008
  • Andrew Jakymiw (postdoc), First Place Postdoctoral Fellow Oral Presentation Award, the 2nd Annual UF College of Dentistry Research Day 2004

Intramural – Undergraduates

  • Claire Krueger, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2012-2013 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Lan B. La, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2011-2012 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Lan B. La, 2011 Florida Alliance Scholar
  • Lan B. La, 2011 University Women’s Club Scholarships
  • Lan B. La, recipient of the UF/HHMI/Science for Life Travel Award to present at the Florida Statewide Student Research Symposium, Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Jacksonville, FL, 2011
  • Lan B. La, 2010 UF/HHMI/Science for Life Undergraduate Award
  • Grant X. Abadal, summa cum laude (highest honors) 2010; Honors thesis: Functional domain characterization of GW body marker protein GW182.
  • Stephanie Tamayo, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2009-2010 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Brian Simmons, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2009-2010 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Brian Simmons, 2009 UF/HHMI Science for Life Intramural Research Award
  • Yasmany Dominguez, 2009 UF/HHMI Science for Life Intramural Research Award
  • Grant X. Abadal, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2008-2009 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Natasha Deming, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2008-2009 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Priya Shah, 2008 UF/HHMI Science for Life Undergraduate Award
  • Grant X. Abadal, 2007 UF/HHMI Science for Life Undergraduate Award
  • Frank Han, summa cum laude (highest honors) 2007; Honors thesis: Insertional mutagenesis to dissect GW182 protein functional domains.
  • Wendy C. Carcamo, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2007-2008 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Rebeca Alvarez, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2006-2007 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Frank Han, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2006-2007 University Scholars Program Research Award
  • Ga Kim Le, College of Dentistry recipient of the 2005-2006 University Scholars Program Research Award

Extramural

  • S. John Calise (Lab Manager), First Place, Dresden Prize on the Study of Autoantibodies, 11th Dresden Symposium on Autoantibodies, Dresden, Germany, 2013
  • Wendy C. Carcamo (PhD student), 2010 American Society for Cell Biology Minorities Affairs Committee Travel Award
  • Md A. Nahid (PhD student), Travel Award for the joint meeting of the International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society (IEIIS) and the Society of Leukocyte Biology (SLB), Vancouver, B.C., 2010
  • Andrew Jakymiw (Research Assistant Professor), NIH K99/R00 award (K99-DE-018191) RNA Silencing in the Oral Cavity, 2008
  • Andrew Jakymiw (Research Assistant Professor), Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program, New Investigator Research Grant RNA Silencing of Oral Cancer, July 2008
  • Monet K. Ducksworth (DMD student), Second Place, Basic Science category, Dentsply/Caulk American Association for Dental Research national student research group competition, Dallas, TX 2008
  • Anna Pyatigorskaya (DMD student), 2006 American Dental Association Dentsply Student Clinician Award
  • Andrew Jakymiw (postdoc), American Society for Cell Biology Annual Scientific Meeting selection for oral presentation at the Minisymposium entitled “RNA Silencing mechanisms” and Postdoctoral Travel Award 2005