Recent Awards

Recent Awards

AwardeeAward OrganizationAwardDate
Henry NabetaConference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic InfectionsNew Investigator Scholarship based on abstract, ''Activity of Griffithsin-M78Q, an HIV Entry Inhibitor, in the Rectal Environment"


March 4-8, 2018
Amanda PulsiferASM BioThreats ConferenceAbstract (Exploitation of Host GTPases by Yersinia pestis Facilitates Intracellular Survival was chosen for an oral presentation December 2017
Hazel OzunaNational Institute of Dental & Craniofacial ResearchFive-year F31 Research Fellowship based on her research project entitled, "Exploitation of the host response by Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans mediated by QseBC."
Amanda PulsiferMidwest Microbial Pathogenesis ConferenceNIH Fellow Travel AwardSeptember 2017
Katlin StiversAmerican Heart AssociationPredoctoral fellowship based on her research, "Regulation of Adipose Tissue Inflammation by Resident Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells."
Katlin StiversKaley Lecture SeriesTravel award on her current work entitled, "Myloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in Adipose Tissue Homeostasis."April 2017
Michael ConnorChairman, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology

M&I Chairman's Citation for Multiple First Author Papers During PhD Candidacy

May 2016
Shuvasree SenguptaAAI

2016 AAI Careers in Immunology Fellowship

Maria GutierrezChairman, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology

letter of citation on the publication of multiple first author papers during her PhD candidacy

December 2015
Sabrin AlbeituniSchool of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies

2015 John Richard Binford Memorial Award

Graduate Dean’s Citation, Fall 2015 Commencement award

December 18, 2015
Tiva VancleaveCODRE/SIGSCODRE / School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies Diversity Research Grant2015
Joseph KolbSchool of Interdisciplinary and Graduate StudiesGraduate Dean’s Citation, Fall 2014 Commencement awardDecember 18, 2014
Ashley RichardsChairman, Dept. of Microbiology & ImmunologyExcellence in ResearchApril 24, 2014
Ashley RichardsNational Science FoundationNational Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF)April 1, 2014
Anita ChhabraSchool of Interdisciplinary and Graduate StudiesGraduate Dean’s Citation, Spring 2014 Commencement awardMay 10, 2014
Kelly CarrollSchool of Interdisciplinary and Graduate StudiesGraduate Dean’s Citation, Fall 2013 Commencement awardDecember 19, 2013
Zinal ChhedaBrown Cancer Center RetreatSecond Place                                                              “Regulation of CTL trafficking into tumors and anti-tumor immunity by the chemokine receptors BLT1 and CXCR3.”October 25, 2013
Sabrin AlbeutuniResearch! Louisville 2013Michael K. Tanner Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Student SciencesSeptember 24-27, 2013
Ramy FodahResearch! Louisville 2013Norton Healthcare Medical Student Award -3rd placeSeptember 24-27, 2013
Chris FlemingResearch! Louisville 2013Doctoral Basic Science Graduate Award - 1st placeSeptember 24-27, 2013
Kyle WoodwardResearch! Louisville 2013Doctoral Basic Science Graduate Award - 3rd placeSeptember 24-27, 2013