Awards

Recent Awards and Honors

Jenny Kan (postdoc), Rusty Lewis (grad), Kai Chen (grad): Grand Prize winners in the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge, Caltech Resnick Sustainability Institute, November 18, 2016
Jackson Cahn (PhD 2016): Caltech Herbert Newby McCoy Award, given to the most outstanding graduate students in the Divison of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 2016
Stephan Hammer (current postdoc): Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) postdoctoral fellowship, 2016
David Romney (current postdoc): NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA postdoctoral fellowship, 2016
Ruijie Kelly Zhang (current grad): appointed to the inaugural cohort of the Biotechnology Leadership Training Grant Program at Caltech, 2015
Kevin Yang (current grad): appointed to the inaugural cohort of the Biotechnology Leadership Training Grant Program at Caltech, 2015
Linda Chio (class 2015), John McIntosh (lab mentor): Caltech Merck Index Award, 2015
Austin Rice (current postdoc): NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA postdoctoral fellowship, 2015
Andrew Buller (current postdoc): NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA postdoctoral fellowship, 2015
Jackson Cahn (grad): Global Young Scientists Summit at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2015
Jesse Bloom (PhD 2007): Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences, 2015; Burroughs Wellcome Young Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases, 2015
Claire Bedbrook (current grad): NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA predoctoral fellowship, 2014
Hans Renata (postdoc): Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore, 2014
Indira Wu (PhD 2013) and Frances Arnold: “Engineered Thermostable Fungal Cel6A and Cel7A Cellobiohydrolases Hydrolyze Cellulose Efficiently at Elevated Temperatures” wins 2014 Elmer Gaden Award from Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Murat Acar (postdoc): NIH New Innovator Award, 2014
Katie Brenner (PhD 2009): L’Oreal USA For Women in Science fellowship, 2014
Arde Boghossian (postdoc): NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA postdoctoral fellowship, 2014
Scott McIsaac (postdoc): Life Sciences Research Foundation research fellowship, 2014
Jackson Cahn (grad): Graduate Research Fellowship from the Caltech Resnick Sustainability Institute, 2013
Karolina Kalbarczk (class 2013): Senior Thesis Prize in Chemical Engineering from the Friends of the Caltech Libraries, May 2013
Nikki Peck (grad) and Jane Wang (postdoc): Grand Prize winners in the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge, Caltech Resnick Sustainability Institute, November 2013