Steve Nordeen Travel Awards

Thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Steve Nordeen, PhD, the first director of the Cancer Biology Graduate Program and Professor Emeritus of Pathology, we are able to provide 5-6 travel awards each year for our students to travel to a cancer-related conference and present their research.


2022 Steve Nordeen Travel Awardees

Li-Wei Kuo
Lisa Wood
Ashley Ward
laire Ihle
Ashley Wu
Stephen Purdy

Directors Leadership Award

The Directors Leadership Award is awarded to the student who has done the most to strengthen and support the Cancer Biology program during their matriculation. Each year, the Cancer Biology Graduate Program selects one student for the Directors Leadership Award.


2022 Directors Leadership Awardee

Stephen Purdy

Outstanding Research Award

The Outstanding Research Award is awarded to the student who has excelled in research as determined by awards, fellowships, publications, etc. Each year, the Cancer Biology Graduate Program selects one student for the Outstanding Leadership Award.


2022 Outstanding Research Awardee

Ashley Ward

Past Award Recipients


 

Outstanding Research Award

2021 Lyndsey Crump | Lyons Lab

2020 Katie O'Neil | Richer Lab

2019 Olivia McGinn | Sartorius Lab

2018 Hengbo Zhu | Ford Lab

2017 

Directors Leadership Award

2021 Megan Kellett | Schweppe Lab

2020 Kelsey Nassar | Schweppe/Tan Labs

2019 Laura Schubert | Doebele Lab

2018 Katie Barrett | Schweppe Lab

2017 TJ Beadnell | Schweppe Lab