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Honors and Awards – November 2023

Posted by on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 in Honors and Awards .

Neil Chada (G2) placed first in graduate student oral presentations and Nada Elsayed (G2) received first place in graduate student poster presentations at SEMSS this year!


Dr. Matthew O’Neill (M4) was the winner of the Genomic and Precision Medicine Early Career Investigator Award Competition by the American Heart Association. Matthew received the award at the organization’s 2023 Scientific Sessions following the presentation of his proposal, “Parse-seq: A Calibrated Multiplexed Assay For Clinical Interpretation Of Putative Splice-altering Variants.” He was one of five finalists alongside James Pirruccello (UCSF), Shaunak Adkar (Stanford), Joel Ramo (MGH/Broad), and Lu-Chen Weng (MGH/Broad). 


Emily Chu (G4) won Best Presentation at the Vanderbilt Cancer Biology Retreat!


Stephanie Cajigas (G4) won travel awards to American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 2023 conference and the 2024 Winter Conference of Brain research!