Ruth and William Silen, M.D. Awards


Oral Presentation Award Recipients

Ana Andrade

First Prize:
Ana Andrade – College Student
Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts


Alilna Ulezko Antonova

Second Prize:
Alina Ulezko Antonova – College Student
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia


Harry Reyes Nieva

Third Prize:
Harry Reyes Nieva – Master’s Candidate
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Poster Presentation Award Recipients

1. Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, or Physiology Category

Asia Matthew-Onabanjo

First Place:
Asia Matthew-Onabanjo – MD/PhD Candidate
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts

Ashley Matthew

Second Place:
Ashley Matthew – MD/PhD Candidate
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts        

Third Place:          
Aishwarya Kuikarni - Master’s Candidate
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

2. Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics, or Molecular Biology Category

Kyungyoon Yoo

First Place:         
Kyungyoon Yoo - College Student
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York

Francheska Lopez Rivera

Second Place:     
Francheska Lopez Rivera – PhD Candidate
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts


Third Place:          
Leighanne Ormston – Master’s Candidate                   
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts


3. Public Health, Epidemiology, or Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering and Clinical or Social Science (including Translational Research) Categories

Adhvait Shah

First Place: 
Adhvait Shah – PhD Candidate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusttes



Second Place:
Aaron Briggs – MD Candidate
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire

Neil Zhang

Third Place:          
Neil Zhang – College Student
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut


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