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Biology awards

John L. Asinari Award--for outstanding UROP research in the field of life sciences
- Andre' Green '08, Opelousas, La.

John L. Asinari Award--for outstanding project lab research in the field of life sciences
- Alicia DeFrancesco '08 Milton, Mass.

Susan Hockfield Prize in the Life Sciences--for a third-year MIT undergraduate student in any area of the life sciences who has demonstrated both exceptional performance and promise for graduate study and research
- Sunny Lou '09, Wayland, Mass.

Gene Brown Prize--for outstanding academic scholarship, and demonstrated excellence as a teaching assistant
- Stephanie Wang '08, Sugar Land, Texas

Merck Prize--for outstanding research and academic performance in biophysical or bioinformatics sciences
- Katherine Romer '08, Oakland, Calif.

Salvador E. Luria Prize--for excellent scholarship and research of publication quality
- Cindy Chen '08, Elkridge, Md.

Whitehead Prize--for outstanding promise for a career in biological research through academic scholarship as well as contributions to research and the MIT community
- Andrew Glazer '08, Northbrook, Ill.

Ned Holt Prize--for demonstrated excellence in scholarship as well as service to the MIT community
- Rebecca Motola-Barnes '08, Tacoma, Wash.

Undergraduate Research Symposium Participants--nominated by faculty and selected to speak at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in January 2008.
- Alia Carter '08
- Scott Chilton '08, Stockton, Calif.
- Jonathan Fu '08, Duluth, Ga.
- Andrew Glazer '08, Northbrook, Ill.
- Andre' Green '08, Opelousas, La.
- Shuo Han '09, Diamond Bar, Calif.
- Hanna Kuznetsov '09, Lexington, Mass.
- Lauren McLendon '08, Marietta, Ga.
- Colleen Mosley '09, Midland, Mich.
- Samir Zaidi '09, Riverdale, N.Y.
- Dan Yuan '08

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship--to pay tribute to Senator Barry M. Goldwater and to foster and encourage excellence in science, mathematics and engineering
- Sunny S. Lou '09, biology, Wayland, Mass.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2008 (download PDF).

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