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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.

2017 Undergraduate Research Forum Awards, College of Natural Sciences

CNS Award for Excellence in Astronomy and Astrophysics ($500)

Logan A. Pearce
CNS Award for Excellence in Physics ($500) Madison B. Foreman
Gabriel Ko
Daniel A. Nieto

Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Mathematics Research ($500)


James Carter Smith
Schlumberger Award for Excellence in Computer Science and Computer Engineering Research ($500)

Andrew Li
Schlumberger Award for Excellence in Computer Science and Computer Engineering Research ($500)

Jinseok K. Yeom
CNS Award for Excellence in Computational Biology, Biochemistry and Chemistry Research ($500)

Nina Hua
Thermo Fisher Scientific Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences ($500)

Heather M. Tolcher
Thermo Fisher Scientific Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences ($500)

Lyndsey Aguirre
CNS Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences ($500)

Adrienne M. Loftus
Madeline Schill

CNS Award for Excellence in Neuroscience ($500)


Nicole Leah Alexander
CNS Award for Excellence in Neuroscience ($500)

Taylor G. Copeland
New England Biolabs Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology ($500) Kevin Son Ho

CNS Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology ($500)


Ryan Huizar
CNS Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology ($500) Saamiha Kenkare
Prachi Shah

FSTI Award for Excellence in Biochemistry ($500)

Luis Enrrique Valencia

FSTI Award for Excellence in Biochemistry ($500)


Jesse Y. Zhang
FSTI Award for Excellence in Chemistry ($500)

Kavya Rajesh
HEB Award for Excellence in Public Health, Nutrition, and Biomedical Sciences ($500)

Anna Hayden
HEB Award for Excellence in Psychology, Social Sciences, and Human Development ($500 )

Maria C Barquero Rivas
HEB Award for Excellence in Psychology, Social Sciences, and Human Development ($500)

Emily Wissel
CNS Award for Excellence in Cancer Research ($500)

Soumya Shekhar
Waller Creek Endowment Award ($500)

Ali Taqvi
Jack Chang

SURGe Award for Best Freshmen Research Initiative Poster

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