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INBRE Awards

Awards: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2004

2013

  1.  Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Posters on the Hill, April 2013. Just one of 60 posters selected from over 800 submissions from across the nation. Catherine Gross, Biological Chemistry, 2013. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  2. Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Posters on the Hill, April 2013. Just one of 60 posters selected from over 800 submissions from across the nation. Kaylee Miller, Biological Chemistry, 2013. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  3. 2013 Delaware-American Chemical Society Poster Presentation Award (2nd place), April 2013. Jasbir Deol, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  4. 2013 Certificate of Recognition – for poster presentation by Olivia Hampton, Biology. NASA Space Grant, April 2013. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  5. 2013 Certificate of Recognition – for poster presentation by Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno, Biological Chemistry. NASA Space Grant, April 2013. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  6. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, April 2013. Brett Sansbury, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  7. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, April 2013. Catherine Gross, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  8. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, April 2013. Kaylee Miller, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  9. Certificate of Recognition, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Analytical Chemistry, April 2013. Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry. 
  10. Certificate of Recognition, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Analytical Chemistry, April 2013. Olivia Hampton, Biology. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.

 2012

  1. 2012 Delaware-American Chemical Society Undergraduate Chemistry Award, September 2012. Aaron Givens, Biological Chemistry senior. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  2. 2012 E. Emmett Reid Award for Excellence in Teaching at a Small College – Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  3. 2012 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award - $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno, B.S. Biological Chemistry program, to continue undergraduate research in the studying the solvent reactions of useful drug precursors. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  4. 2012 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award - $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Olivia Hampton, B.S. Biological Chemistry program, to continue undergraduate research in chemistry and a senior thesis project in biology. Project Mentors: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry and Dr. Kathleen Curran, Professor of Biology.
  5. Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (Biological Chemistry major) competitively selected to attend the May 2012 "Infectious Disease Transmission Dynamics: Increasing Diversity in Science" conference organized by the Harvard School of Public Health. Just 100 undergraduates from under-represented populations are selected from across the nation.
  6. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2012. Aaron Givens, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  7. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2012. Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  8. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2012. Olivia Hampton, Biology. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  9. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2012. Annie O’Connor, B.S. Biology-2012. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  10. Certificate of Recognition, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Analytical Chemistry, March 2012. Ashley Harmon, Biology. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  11. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2012. Brett Sansbury, Biological Chemistry. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  12. Posters receive “noteworthy – recognition” and are highlighted during Sci-Mix event at ACS National Meeting: 3 in March 2012 and 1 in August 2012
  13. 2012 Certificate of Recognition – for poster presentation by Aaron Givens, B.S. Biological Chemistry program. NASA Space Grant, April 2012. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  14.  2012 Certificate of Recognition – for poster presentation by Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno, B.S. Biological Chemistry program. NASA Space Grant, April 2012. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.

 

2011

  1. E. Emmett Reid Award for Excellence in Teaching at a Small College – Nominated by the DE-Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) - 2011.  Every other year the DE-ACS section chooses a candidate.  In 2011, the DE-ACS chose Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  2. Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Posters on the Hill, April 2011.  Just one of 60 posters selected from over 700 submissions from across the nation.  Brian P. Mahon, B.S. Biological Chemistry, 2011.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  3. Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Posters on the Hill, April 2011.  Just one of 60 posters selected from over 700 submissions from across the nation.  Matthew M. McAneny, B.S. Biology, 2011.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  4. 2011 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award - $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Melissa Earley, B.S. Mathematics program, to continue undergraduate research in the development of a pharmaceutical database. Project Mentors: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Natalia Roberts, Assistant Research Professor, University of Delaware.
  5. 2011 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award - $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Gabriel Fernandez, B.S. Biological Chemistry program, to continue undergraduate research in the studying the solvent reactions of useful drug precursors. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  6. 2011 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award - $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Aaron Givens, B.S. Biological Chemistry program, to continue undergraduate research in the development of a fertilizer database. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  7. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2011.  Jaci Knapp, B.S. Biology, 2011.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  8. Certificate of Recognition, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Analytical Chemistry, March 2011.  Peter Lorchak, B.S. Nursing, 2011.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  9. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2011.  Brian Mahon, B.S. Biological Chemistry, 2011.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  10. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2011.  Aaron Givens, B.S. Biological Chemistry program.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  11. 2011 Certificate of Recognition – for poster presentation by Aaron Givens, B.S. Biological Chemistry program. NASA Space Grant, March 2011.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.

2010

  1. 2010 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award - $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Aaron Givens, B.S. Biological Chemistry program, to continue undergraduate research in the development of a fertilizer database. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  2. The Sidney A. McNairy Jr. Award, NIH-NCRR-NISBRE– finalist 2010.  Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry
  3. .Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Posters on the Hill, April 2010.  Just one of 60 posters selected from over 700 submissions from across the nation.  Ghada Alabed, B.S. Biology, 2010.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  4. Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Posters on the Hill, April 2010.  Just one of 60 posters selected from over 700 submissions from across the nation.  Jordan Wheatley, B.S. Biology, 2010.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  5.  Undergraduate Environmental Chemistry Award, American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry, April 2010.  One of fourteen awards presented.  Anthony M. Darrington, B.S. Biological Chemistry, 2010.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  6. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2010.  Anthony M. Darrington, B.S. Biological Chemistry, 2010.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  7. Certificate of Merit, American Chemical Society (ACS) – Division of Environmental Chemistry, March 2010.  Shannon Carter, B.S. Biology, 2009.  Project Mentors: Dr. Keka Biswas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, and Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry

2009

  1. Northern Illinois University (NIU)-50th Anniversary Alumni Award – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences awarded to Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry, Wesley College: one of 50 alumni selected over a 50 year-span (1959-2009) from over 77,000 graduates at Northern Illinois University (NIU)
  2.  2009 Certificate of Recognition – for poster presentation by Anthony Darrington, B.S. Biological Chemistry, 2010. NASA Space Grant, November 2010.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  3. 2009 Certificate of Recognition – for poster presentation by Jordan Wheatley, B.S. Biology, 2010. NASA Space Grant, November 2010.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  4. 2009 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award – $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Jordan Wheatley, B.S. Biology 2010, to continue undergraduate research in the development of a cancer drug database. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  5. 2009 NASA Space Grant Tuition Award – $3,000 from the Delaware NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (http://www.delspace.org/) to Anthony M. Darrington, B.S. Biological Chemistry 2010, to continue undergraduate research in evaluating the decomposition of haloaryl compounds in the earth’s atmosphere. Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  6. 2009 Undergraduate Environmental Chemistry Award given by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Environmental Chemistry to Kevin E. Shuman, B.S. Biology 2009, Wesley College Honors Program. Nationally, just 8 awards were given in 2009 for excellence in Chemistry and other related areas.
  7. 2009 Certificate of Merit – ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry to Kevin E. Shuman, B.S. Biology 2009, Wesley College Honors Program, for poster presentation at the 237th National ACS Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Project Mentors: Dr. Keka C. Biswas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, and Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
    CHED 508 Biodegradation of steroidal pharmaceuticals by environmental bacterial isolates

2008

  1. Nominated to 2008 E. Emmett Reid Award for Excellence in Teaching at a Small College – Nomination submitted by the DE ACS Section – Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.
  2. 2008 Posters on the Hill – 1 of 60 posters competitively chosen by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) from across the nation (this was the first time that DE participated).  Kevin E. Shuman, B.S. Biology 2009, Wesley College Honors Program; Arnold O. Omondi, B.S. Medical Technology 2008, presenters.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry. 2008 Posters on the Hill
  3. 2008 ACS Experiential Program Certificate awarded to Fumie Koyoshi, B.S. Biology 2008, for a poster in the Division of Chemical Education, Medicinal Chemistry Section, 235th National ACS Meeting, New Orleans, LA.  Project Mentors: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry, and Dr. Lynn M. Everett, Associate Professor of Biology. Analysis of SAR patterns observed within a series of common consumer drugs 

2007

  1. 2007 ACS Experiential Program Certificate awarded to Arnold O. Omondi, B.S. Medical Technology 2008, and Kevin E. Shuman, B.S. Biology 2009, Wesley College Honors Program, for a poster in the Division of Chemical Education, Organic Chemistry Section, 233th National ACS Meeting, Chicago, IL.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.  INBRE Research Interns from Wesley College Recognized by the American Chemical Society
  1. 2007 ACS Experiential Program Certificate awarded to Fumie Koyoshi, B.S. Biology 2009, for a poster in the Division of Chemical Education, Medicinal Chemistry Section, 233th National ACS Meeting, Chicago, IL.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.  INBRE Research Interns from Wesley College Recognized by the American Chemical Society
  1. 2007 ACS Experiential Program Certificate awarded to Stacey Mlynarski, B.S. Biological Chemistry 2008, for a poster in the Division of Chemical Education, Organic Chemistry Section, 233th National ACS Meeting, Chicago, IL.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry. INBRE Research Interns from Wesley College Recognized by the American Chemical Society

2004

  1. 2004 DE-ACS 2nd Place Poster Cash Award awarded to Mary Stant-Boggs, B.S. Biology 2004, for a poster presented in the 2004 DE-ACS Student-Industry Poster Session, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.  Project Mentor: Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, Professor of Chemistry.