Graduate Student Awards

Graduate Student Awards - Summer 2018

Biomedical Sciences

  • Dharmin Rokad - 1st Place, Poster Presentation, 2018 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA
  • Sanjana Mahadev-Bhat - 2nd Place, Poster Presentation, 2018 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA
  • Joseph Smith - Livestock Respiratory Diseases Graduate Scholarship

Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine

  • Yuly Henao-Diaz - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine
  • Michael Welch - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Microbiology & Preventative Medicine

  • Luke Bussiere - 3rd Place, Poster Presentation, 2018 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA
  • Daniel Nielsen - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine
  • Daniel Villageliu - Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Research Graduate Scholarship

Veterinary Pathology

  • Jeba Jesudoss-Chelladurai - 2018 American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists-Companion Animal Parasite Council (AAVP-CAPC) Graduate Student Award in Zoonotic Disease and the Young Investigator Travel Grant from CAPC; AAVP 2018 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO
  • Eric Cassmann - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2018

Biomedical Sciences

  • Sreemoyee Acharya - Best Poster Presentation - 5th Annual Graduate and Professional Students Research Conference, Ames, IA
  • Shaunik Sharma - Research Excellence Award - ISU Graduate College
  • Shivani Choudhary - Teaching Excellence Award - ISU Graduate College
  • Sanjana Mahadev-Bhat - American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship Award
  • Dharmin Rokad - 1st place in the Metals Specialty Section Graduate Student Research Award; 2nd place in Carl C. Smith Specialty Research Award; the Medical Devices Specialty Section Graduate Student Award; 1st place in the Central States Chapter Research Poster Competition; and Honorable Mention in the Molecular and System Biology Specialty Section Research Poster Competition, Society of Toxicology, San Antonio, TX
  • Bharathi Palanisamy - Seahorse Travel Award, Society of Toxicology, San Antonio, TX
  • Melanie Abongwa - 3rd place, Emil A. Pfitzer Award in the Drug Discovery Toxicology Specialty Section Postdoc Research Poster Competition, Society of Toxicology, San Antonio, TX
  • Sireesha Manne - 2nd place, Neuro Toxicology Specialty Section Research Poster Competition, Society of Toxicology, San Antonio, TX
  • Souvarish Sarkar - Seahorse Travel Award, 3rd place, ImmunoTox Specialty Section; 2nd place, Drug Discovery Specialty Section, Dr. Hariharan Mehendale Graduate Student Best Abstract Award, Society of Toxicology, San Antonio, TX

Veterinary Microbiology & Preventative Medicine

  • Andrea Binnebose - Research Excellence Award - ISU Graduate College

Veterinary Pathology

  • Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai - GPSS Research Award - 5th Annual Graduate and Professional Students Research Conference, Ames, IA

Graduate Student Awards - Fall 2017

Biomedical Sciences

  • Vivek Lawana - 2nd Place, 3 Minute Thesis Competition - ISU Graduate College, Ames, IA

Veterinary Microbiology & Preventative Medicine

  • Nick Backes, - Recipient of the Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology (CBD S&T) Conference Travel Grant - Long Beach, California
  • Samantha Hau - Research Excellence Award - ISU Graduate College

Graduate Student Awards - Summer 2017

Biomedical Sciences

  • Dharmin Rokad - 1st Place, Poster Presentation, 2017 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA
  • Adhithiya Charli - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine
  • Kristina Feye - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine
  • Joe Smith - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship
  • Naveen Kondru - Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Research Graduate Scholarship

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

  • Dr. Kayode Garraway - Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine

  • Marcelo Almeida - 2nd Place, Poster Presentation, 2017 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA
  • Clair Mitzelfeldt - Livestock Respiratory Diseases Graduate Scholarship

Veterinary Microbiology & Preventative Medicine

  • Luke Bussiere - 2nd Place, Poster Presentation, 2017 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA
  • Meghan Wymore-Brand - Research Excellence Award - ISU Graduate College

Veterinary Pathology

  • Dr. Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai - A Love of Learning Award, given by the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society to travel to the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) conference
  • Dr. Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai - 2nd Place, Poster Presentation, 62nd American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) annual meeting in Indianapolis, IN

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2017

Veterinary Pathology

  • Dr. Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai - American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) Young Investigator Travel Grant - 62nd AAVP annual meeting in Indianapolis, IN 
  • Saleh Albarrak - International Graduate Student Scholarship - ISU

Graduate Student Awards - Fall 2016

Biomedical Sciences

  • Dharmin Rokad - Best Poster Presentation, Central States Chapter of the Society of Toxicology - Iowa City, Iowa
  • Shivani Ghaisas - Best Oral Presentation, Central States Chapter of the Society of Toxicology - Iowa City, Iowa

Veterinary Pathology

  • Tracy Lindquist - Recipient of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP) Share the Future Travel Grant - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Alejandro Larios - Recipient of the ACVP Resident/Graduate Student Travel Award - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dr. Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai - 1st recipient of the Parasitology Residency in VPATH that was established through a grant from the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology - ISU CVM
  • Saleh Albarrak - Research Excellence Award - ISU Graduate College

Graduate Student Awards - Summer 2016

Biomedical Sciences  

  • Shivani Ghaisas - 2nd Place, Poster Presentation, 2016 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA
  • Souvarish Sarkar - 3rd Place, Poster Presentation, 2016 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

  • Sarah Wiechert - Recipient  of the 2016 Livestock Respiratory Diseases Graduate Scholarship

Veterinary Microbiology and Preventative Medicine

  • Nicholas Backes - 1st Place, Poster Presentation, 2016 Summer Scholar Research Day - ISU CVM, Ames, IA

Veterinary Pathology

  • Dr. Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai - Recipient of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) Young Investigator Travel Grant - San Antonio, Texas
  • ​Dr. Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai - Recipient of the 2016 Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Research Graduate Scholarship

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2016

Biomedical Sciences 

  • Shivani Ghaisas – Best poster at the Central States Society of Toxicology (CS-SOT) annual meeting 
  • Monica Langley – Travel award from Central States Society of Toxicology & 2nd Place Young Investigator Award for Society of Toxicology Pathology for ACVP/ASVCP/STP Combined Annual Meeting – Minneapolis, Minnesota 
  • Melanie Abongwa – 1st Place in the 2015 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Young Investigator Award
  • Dharmin Rokad - Best Poster Presentation Award for GPSRC
  • Muhammat Ay - Research Excellence Award - Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Nikhil Panicker – Research Excellence Award - Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Naveen Kondru – Teaching Excellence Award - Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine 

  • Qi Chen - Research Excellence Award - Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Microbiology and Preventative Medicine 

  • Andrea Binnebose – Burroughs Welcome Travel Award, World Biomaterials Congress – Ontario, Canada 
  • Danielle Wagner – Burroughs Welcome Travel Award, World Biomaterials Congress – Ontario, Canada 
  • Meghan Wymore-Brand – Poster of Distinction Award for Digestive Disease Week 2016 – San Diego, California 
  • Amanda Kreuder - Research Excellence Award - Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Pathology 

  • Mayara Fernanda-Maggioli – 2016 AAI Trainee Poster Award