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Biology awards

All award recipients are seniors majoring in biology unless otherwise noted.


Asinari Award--for outstanding research in life sciences

Caitlin Dwyer-McNally G, Brockport, N.Y.

Julie Pinkston, Berwyn, Pa.


Luria Prize--for outstanding scholarship and research of publication quality

Naina Ahmad, Gulshan Dhaka, Bangladesh


Ned Holt Prize--for excellence in scholarship and service to the department and the MIT community

Sonali Mukherjee, Yorktown, Va.


Whitehead Prize--for a student who has shown outstanding promise for a career in biological research

Namiko Abe, Coppell, Texas


Merck Award--for outstanding research and academic performance in biophysical or bioinformatics sciences

Jason Kelly, Jupiter, Fla.


Gene M. Brown Award--for a senior who has both an outstanding academic record and has made important contributions to the biology teaching program

Angela P. Won, San Francisco

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2003.

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