Student Awards 2022  

University Awards

Graham Prize

The prize is the gift of James Chandler Graham, Class of 1890, awarded to a member, or members of the graduating class for excellence in natural science.

  • Shaquille Bowie
  • Amy Du

Undergraduate Students

Hawk Prize

The gift of Philip B. Hawk, Class of 1898, as a memorial to his wife, Gladys, to the students who have done the most effective work in biochemistry.

  • Shaquille Bowie
  • Amy Du
  • Isabella Gibaldi
  • Nadiya Jaunbocus
  • Simon Van Deursen

Scott Biomedical Prize

Awarded to a member or members of the molecular biology and biochemistry senior class who have demonstrated excellence and interest in commencing a career in academic or applied medicine.

  • Alyssa Cortes
  • Jackson Goldman
  • Jeff Haegelin
  • Jay (Ye Jun) Kim
  • Shawn Lin
  • Yaje Nshanji
  • Josephine Park
  • Jesse Pellman

Dr. Neil Clendeninn Prize

Established in 1991 by George Thornton, Class of 1991, and David Derryck, Class of 1993, for the African American student who has achieved academic excellence in biology and/or molecular biology and biochemistry. This student must have completed his or her sophomore year and in that time have exemplified those qualities of character, leadership, and concern for the Wesleyan community as shown by Dr. Neil Clendeninn, Class of 1971.

  • Kekeli Logoh '23

Phi Beta Kappa

  • Shaquille Bowie, Fall
  • Amy Du
  • Isabella Gibaldi
  • Jackson Goldman

ASBMB Honors Society

  • Isabelle Gibaldi
  • Jeffrey Haegelin
  • Jesse Pellman  

ASBMB Sewer Scholarship

  • Alyssa Cortes

ASBMB Undergraduate Research Award

  • Edrea Jiang '23
  • Michael Quinteros '24

ASBMB Travel Award

  • Nick Carulli
  • Amy Du 

SACNAS Travel Award

  • Nick Carulli
  • Alyssa Cortes
  • Julia Kan

Melnick Travel Grant

  • Revi Brown
  • Nick Carulli 

Graduate Students

Peterson Fellowship

Established in 1963 by bequest of William Harold Peterson, Class of 1907, for graduate study in biochemistry at Wesleyan.

  • Anna Rogers

William Firshein Prize

In honor of founding faculty member William Firshein, awarded to the graduating MB&B student who has contributed the most to the interests and character of the molecular biology and biochemistry department.

  • Anna Rogers