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Biology awards

All students are biology majors unless otherwise indicated.

Goldwater Scholarship
- Alicia Zhou '06, Chicago, Ill.

Undergraduate Research Symposium Award
- Lakshmi Nambiar '06, Califon, N.J.
- Leslie Rozeboom '06, Evergreen, Colo.
- Alicia Zhou '06, Chicago, Ill.
- Veronica Zepeda '05, Houston, Texas

John L. Asinari Award--for outstanding research in life sciences
- Ryu Yoshida '05, Bethesda, Md.

Salvador E. Luria Prize--for outstanding scholarship and research of publication quality
- Veronica Zepeda '05, Houston, Texas

Whitehead Prize in Biology--for a student who has shown outstanding promise for a career in biological research
- Meisha Bynoe '05, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Merck Prize--for outstanding research and academic performance in biophysical or bioinformatics sciences
- Eric Van Nostrand '05, Port Washington, N.Y.

Gene M. Brown Award--to a senior who has an outstanding academic record and has made important contributions to the biology teaching program
- Johanna Varner '06, Salt Lake City, Utah

Ned Holt Prize--to a student who has demonstrated excellence in scholarship and service to the department and the MIT community
- Danos Christodoulou '05, Cyprus

Randolph G. Wei Award
- Orlando Jaquez Nanita '05, biology and management, Miami, Fla.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 1, 2005 (download PDF).

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