Hwee Jing Ong (Pinal group) received a 2017-18 PRF grant for her proposal entitled “Beyond amorphous solid dispersions for poorly soluble drugs: Novel excipient for extending the applications of hot melt extrusion to create physically stable solid dispersions”.
Aimable Ngendahimana (Knipp group) received the Graduate Teaching Award from the Teaching Academy at Purdue University. The award was presented at the Celebration of Graduate Teaching Ceremony on April 25th.
Laura Mosquera-Giraldo (Taylor group) received a Chaney Graduate Student Travel Award of $1500 from the College of Pharmacy. The award helped her attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
Monika Lavan, from the Knipp group, was awarded the 2017 Herbert Lieberman Award. This award is given to graduate students who demonstrate strong citizenship in the department and beyond. She was also the recipient of a Ronald W. Dollens Graduate Scholarship from the College of Pharmacy and the School of Biomedical Engineering.
Hyesun Hyun, from the Yeo group,was selected to receive a 2017 AAPS Travelship from the Formulation and Drug Delivery (FDD) section. The travelship helped support Hyesun’s attendance at the National Biotechnology Conference in San Diego, CA.