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Scientific Awards

Students in our programs have ample opportunity to get hands-on experience in undergraduate research and present their findings at national scientific meetings. As evidenced below, they have a strong record of bringing home awards for their hard work.


Scientific Meetings and Conferences

  • Annual Sigma Xi Conference, St. Joseph’s University (2009-2019)
  • Annual Meeting of PA Academy of Science (2011-2012, 2015-2017, 2019)
  • Drexel University Student Research Day (2011-2019)
  • SEPCHE Honors Conference (2009-2019)
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of the Sciences, (2018-2019)
  • The Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at UMBC (2009-2019)

Rosemont Students Win Top Research Awards

Students from Rosemont win science awards.

Students from two of Rosemont’s science disciplines – Biology and Environmental Science – brought home the first place awards from the 21st Annual University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences on October 20th, 2018.  This is the third year in a row students from Dr. Skokotas’ research team have won the top prize in the biology division. Read more about the accomplishments of Jamira Bowens '19 and Mary Grace Murray '20. 


James Hughes and Nathan Navarro

Award: Poster presentation received first prize award in the Biological Science Section (2017)

Title: The role of dityrosine in the protection of Saccharomyces cerevisiae spores from UV light

20th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Maryland Baltimore Campus, Poster 55

James Hughes and Nathan Navarro winning award.


Elizabeth Walton and Aaron Pinninti

Award: Poster presentation received first prize award in the Biological Science Section, (2016)

Title: Developing a switchable system to induce synchronous meiosis in the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae

19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Maryland Baltimore Campus, Poster 213

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 Saarah Hussain and Hailey Summa

Award: Poster presentation received second prize award in the Biological Science Section (2014)

Title: Assessing the role of sunscreens against UV light

Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Maryland Baltimore Campus, poster 156 


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Disha Shah

Award: Poster presentation received an award in the Undergraduate Section, (2010)

Title: Analysis of sum-1 regulation by Cdk1 during meiosis in S. cerevisiae

Thomas Jefferson University Sigma Xi Student Research Day, poster 44


  Disha Shaw award.

Winifred Wolfe and Nidha Azam

Award: Poster presentation received second prize award in the Biological Science Section (2009)

Title: Regulation of meiosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiaevia PKA

Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Maryland Baltimore Campus, poster 48