Postdoc Awards

If you have been awarded a grant or fellowship, please contact Daniel Jay, Postdoctoral Officer, at to share your accomplishments.

List of Recent Awards

June – July 2014


Karolina Chwalek (Kaplan Lab)
Awarded a DFG (Deutche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Postdoctoral Fellowship titled “3D tissue-engineered ischemic stroke model”.

April – May 2014


Michael Lustgarten (Fielding Lab)
Awarded the 2014 Hamish N. Munro Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research.

Lara Park (Garlick Lab)
Accepted a position as a Senior Instructor of Biology at Dartmouth University.

Olena Tokareva (Kaplan Lab)

  • Awarded a NIH/NIBIB F32 fellowship titled “Integration of Biopolymer Design and Modeling: Silk Gene Delivery Systems.”
  • Received a 2014 NEMB Post-doc Conference Award, recognizing outstanding research at the postdoctoral level and supporting presentation of her research at this year’s conference.

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January – March 2014


Maria Van Rompay
Selected as a recipient of the 2014 Epidemiology and Prevention Early Career Travel Grant to attend the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/ Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2014 Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, California in March 2014. This award, sponsored by the Council’s Early Career Committee, honors outstanding new researchers, facilitates active participation in the annual meeting and highlights the benefits of ongoing membership in the AHA at the early career level.

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