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Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science
College of Natural Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin
103 W. 24th St., G2550
Austin, TX 78712

Lynda Gonzales
Director for Student Programs

 

Every Spring, the college celebrates its student-scientists at the Undergraduate Research Forum. More than 250 students give posters and oral presentations describing their research. The best and most innovative posters and oral presentations are recognized with awards judged and sponsored by the university, faculty, alumni and industry.

2016 Undergraduate Research Forum Awards, College of Natural Sciences

CNS Award for Excellence in Astronomy and Astrophysics Research $500 James M Sullivan III
Schlumberger Award for Excellence in Physics Research $500 Edward J Seifert
Schlumberger Award for Excellence in Mathematics Research $500 Meryn Riley Zeigler
Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Computer Science Research  $500 Saayaan Sayed
Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Computer Science Research  $500 Yuqian Jiang
Schlumberger Award for Excellence in Computer Science Research  $500 Eric Yu and Jinseok Yeom
Schlumberger Award for Excellence in Computer Science Research $500 Daiyaan Butt
CNS Award for Excellence in Computational Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry Research $500 Pranav S Bhamidipati
Luminex Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences Research $500 Katia Carol Hougaard
CNS Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences Research $500 Janelle Marie Korf
CNS Award for Excellence in Neuroscience Research $500 Suzanna Bennet and Yelena Dokic
CNS Award for Excellence in Neuroscience Research $500 Mikayla Susan Waters
New England Biolabs Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology Research $500 Swanie Co
CNS Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology Research $500 Karan Kathuria
CNS Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology Research $500 Nicole Lynne Welch
CNS Award for Excellence in Biochemistry Research $500 Paul Nguyen
CNS Award for Excellence in Biochemistry Research $500 Anita Vasudevan
CNS Award for Excellence in Chemistry Research $500 Mark Christopher Babin
CNS Award for Excellence in Chemistry Research $500 Tyler King
School of Human Ecology Award for Excellence in Public Health, Nutrition, and Biomedical Sciences Research $500 Erin A Kreindler
School of Human Ecology Award for Excellence in Public Health, Nutrition, and Biomedical Sciences Research $500 Anna Hayden
CNS Award for Excellence in Public Health, Nutrition, and Biomedical Sciences Research $500 Kasra N Fallah
School of Human Ecology Award for Excellence in Psychology, Social Sciences and Human Development and Family Sciences $500 Shimei Srujini Nelapati
Award for Excellence in Cancer Research  $500 Oscar Eduardo Villarreal
SURGe Students’ Choice Award $200 Abdurrahman Kharbat, Aarthi Elango, and Prazwal Athukuri
SURGe Award for Most Interesting Research Poster $200 Ibrahim Baida, Jordan Cahill, Priscilla Liem, Anne-Clarisse Magtaan, Siva Palasingam, and Siddarth Rumalla
SURGe Award for Best Freshmen Research Initiative Poster $200 Aptamer Stream