Wall of Fame

Recognized achievements of our members and colleagues during their time as graduate students at York University.

2016 – 2017

Myat Ma

Myat Ma

Cheung Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

The 43rd Annual Biology Symposium - AGSBS
Best Poster Presentation
"Characterizing functional roles of endogenous H2A core histone variant isoforms, H2A.Z1 and H2A.Z2, via insertion of epitope tag using CRISPR-Cas9"

Jyotsna Vinayak

Jyotsna Vinayak

Bayfield Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

Department of Biology Moens Family/AGSBS Graduate Award

Community Involvement and Leadership

For her involvement and leadership in the student community and in graduate student organizations at York University

Tehmeena Chaudhry

Tehmeena Chaudhry

Stutchbury Lab - Ecology

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Award - Department of Biology

Best Presentation at MSc Level

Mohamed Salem

Mohamed Salem

Peng Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Award - Department of Biology

Best Presentation at PhD Level

David Miller

David Miller

Benchimol Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

Richard Jarrell Award - Faculty of Science

Excellence in Teaching at the Graduate Level

Uzma Nadeem

Uzma Nadeem

Peng Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

Richard Jarrell Award - Faculty of Science

Excellence in Teaching at the Graduate Level

Benjamin Voloh

Benjamin Voloh

Womelsdorf Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

Marian Regan Prize - Centre for Vision Research at York University

Best Master’s Thesis in a Vision-related Topic

"theta-gamma coupling in the frontal cortex"

2015 – 2016

Eleni Fegaras

Eleni Fegaras

Forer Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

The 42nd Annual Biology Symposium - AGSBS

Best Poster Presentation

"Cytokinesis in the absence of kinetochore microtubules in Mesostoma ehrenbergiispermatocytes"

Thuc-Nghi Pham

Thuc-Nghi Pham

Benchimol Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

Richard Jarrell Award - Faculty of Science

Excellence in Teaching at the Graduate Level

For her excellence in fostering intellectual growth, deepening of critical thinking, creative student engagement and more.

Miranda Chen

Miranda Chen

Sharma Lab - Ecology

Science @ 50 - Biology Day | Poster Award

Best Student Poster Presentation

"Panic at the Cisco: Predicting the effects of climate change on Cisco distributions in Ontario"

Dayana D’Amora

Dayana D’Amora

Kubiseski Lab - Molecular & Cell Biology

Department of Biology Moens Family/AGSBS Graduate Award

Community Involvement and Leadership

For her involvement and leadership in the student community and in graduate student organizations at York University

2014 – 2015

Gabriela Krivdova

Gabriela Krivdova

Hudak Lab - Molecular Biology

Faculty of Graduate Studies - Thesis Award

Recognition of Outstanding Work

"Inhibition of HIV-1 Vif by Pokeweed Antiviral Protein and Its Impact on Cellular Immune Defence"

Miranda Chen

Miranda Chen

Sharma Lab - Ecology

American Fisheries Societies (Ontario) - E.J. Crossman Award

Best Student Oral Presentation

"Panic at the Cisco: Predicting the effects of climate change on Cisco distributions in Ontario"

2013 – 2014

Samantha Stefanoff

Samantha Stefanoff

Thomas van Zuiden

Thomas van Zuiden

Miranda Chen

Miranda Chen

Sharma Lab – Ecology

The 41st Annual Biology Symposium – AGSBS

Best Presentation

“Fishmageddon: How will climate change influence the future distributions of three predatory fish species in Ontario?”

2013 – 2014

Olga Egorova

Olga Egorova

Sheng Lab - Molecular Biology

The 40th Annual AGSBS Symposium

Best Poster Presentation

"Structural and Functional Characterization of the Active Site of the Human Mdm2 RING Domain"