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Awards

JANE GRANDE-ALLEN

National and International Awards

  • 2015 – Elected as Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • 2015 – Elected as Fellow, Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
  • 2014 – Elected as Fellow, American Heart Association (AHA)
  • 2013 – Elected as Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • 2011 – Established Investigator Award, American Heart Association (AHA)
  • 2011 – A.J. Durelli Award, Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
  • 2011 – Elected as Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • 2011 – Appointed to Executive Board, Society for Experimental Mechanics
  • 2010 – Appointed as Associate Editor, Experimental Techniques
  • 2010 – Appointed as Associate Editor, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology
  • 2009 – Appointed as Associate Editor, Annals of Biomedical Engineering
  • 2009 – Elected to Board of Directors, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • 2009 – Appointed as Associate Editor, BMC Biotechnology
  • 2006 – Human Frontier Science Program Short-Term Fellowship Award
  • 2005 – Pfizer Atorvastatin Research Award
  • 2005 – Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Development Award
  • 2003 – Recipient of a Vanderbilt University Medical Center Invited Speakers Award, BMES
  • 2003 – Recognized as an Outstanding Mentor, Siemens Westinghouse Competition
  • 2002 – National American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant
  • 2002 – Whitaker Foundation Biomedical Engineering Grant
  • 2000 – NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship

University and Regional Awards

  • 2016 – (T+R)2 Award, School of Engineering, Rice University
  • 2014 – George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching, Rice University
  • 2014 – Graduate Student Association Teaching and Mentoring Award, Rice University
  • 2014 – Invited Protégé, The Academy of Medicine, Science, and Engineering of Texas
  • 2010 – Excellence in Advising Award, Office of Academic Advising, Rice University
  • 2009 – Presidential Award for Mentoring, Rice University
  • 2007 – President’s Faculty Initiatives International Collaboration Travel Fund Award
  • 2007, 2011 – Rice Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Medical Innovation Award
  • 2006 – Outstanding Associate Award, Hanszen College, Rice University
  • 2005 – 2010 – Distinguished Faculty Associate Award, Hanszen College, Rice University
  • 2005, 2008 – Rice Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Hamill Innovation Award
  • 2005 – Outstanding Young Scientist Award, Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology
  • 1998 – CCF Lerner Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

LAB MEMBERS – for research conducted within the Grande-Allen lab

National Awards

  • 2016 – National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow (Dessy Vekilov)
  • 2016 – National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow (Shelby Bieritz)
  • 2016 – American Heart Association Southwest Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship (Fergus Wong)
  • 2016 – NIH NRSA F30 Predoctoral Fellowship (Reid Wilson)
  • 2015 – American Heart Association Southwest Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship (Matthew Sapp)
  • 2015 – Fulbright and Whitaker Awards (Shelby Bieritz)
  • 2013 – National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow (Dan Puperi)
  • 2013 – American Heart Association Southwest Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowship (Varun Krishnamurthy) and Predoctoral Fellowship (Liezl Balaoing)
  • 2012 – National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow (Alex Arevalos)
  • 2011 – National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow (Fergus Wong)
  • 2011 – Association for Academic Surgery Student Research Award (Brandi Scully)
  • 2011-2012 – American Heart Association South Central Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship (Hubert Tseng)
  • 2010 – Young Investigator Award, 4th Biennial Heart Valve Biology and Tissue Engineering Meeting (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2009 – American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Medical Student Summer Intern Scholarships (Elizabeth Stephens and Brandi Braud Scully)
  • 2008 – NIH NRSA F30 Predoctoral Fellowship (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2008 – USA Today All-USA College Academic Team (Shuai Xu)
  • 2007 – Goldwater Scholarship (Shuai Xu)
  • 2006 – Graduate Student Award, BMES Annual Fall Meeting (Janet Barzilla)
  • 2006-2010 – Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2005 – 1st place award for Chemistry, 5th Annual HBCU-UP National Research Conference (Sherket Peterson)

Local Awards

  • 2016 – Rice University Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni Award (David Allison)
  • 2014 – Gulf Coast Consortium Regenerative Medicine Symposium, Best Poster Award (Alex Arevalos)
  • 2014 – Gulf Coast Consortium Regenerative Medicine Symposium, Oral Presentation Award (Monica Fahrenholtz)
  • 2012 – Best Poster Award, NSF REU in Cellular Engineering (Aline Yonezawa)
  • 2012 – Best Poster Award, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering Summer Research Institute (Rebecca Organ)
  • 2011 – IBB Mary Frances Dunham Morse Graduate Fellowship (Hubert Tseng)
  • 2011 – Bioengineering Department Outstanding Thesis Award (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2010-2011 – NIH Cardiovascular Training Grant Graduate Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine (Patrick Connell)
  • 2010 – Sigma Xi Thesis Award, Rice/Texas Medical Center Chapter (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2009 – Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering 5th Annual Symposium, Best Undergraduate Poster (Brad Otto)
  • 2009-2011 – NIH Biotechnology Training Grant Graduate Fellowship (Dena Wiltz)
  • 2009-2010 – AGEP Graduate Fellowship (Dena Wiltz) (declined)
  • 2008-2010 – NIH Biotechnology Training Grant Graduate Fellowship (Hubert Tseng)
  • 2008 – IBB Edgar O’Rear Travel Grant (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2008 – Publication Award, Baylor MD/PhD Program (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2008 – Best Poster, Baylor MD/PhD Program Scientific Symposium (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2008 – Global Health Technologies Teaching Fellowship (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2008 – Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering 4th Annual Symposium, Best Poster in the Area of Cell and Tissue Engineering (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2008 – Bioengineering Department Graduate Student Service Award (David Allison) and Senior Reseach Award (Nicolas Ripp)
  • 2007 – IBB Edgar O’Rear Travel Grants (Janet Barzilla, Zannatul Ferdous, and Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2007 – IBB Mary Frances Dunham Morse Graduate Fellowship Award (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2007 – Alliance for NanoHealth Scholarship for Summer Nanomedicine Workshop sponsored by European Science Foundation (Vittal Srinivas)
  • 2007 – Honorable Mention, Bioengineering Graduate Student Poster Contest (Janet Barzilla)
  • 2007 – Runner-up, HSEMB Student Poster Competition (Elizabeth Stephens)
  • 2006 – 1st place in poster competition, UMBC 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences (Martine Paulynice)
  • 2006 – Bioengineering Department Senior Research Award (Jennifer Werdenberg)
  • 2006-2008 – NIH Biotechnology Training Grant Graduate Fellowship (Chris Durst)
  • 2006 – 2nd place, Bioengineering Graduate Student Poster Contest (David Allison)
  • 2005 – Best Poster Award, Keck Center Annual Research Conference on Nanobiology (Upma Sharma)
  • 2005 – Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering 1st Annual Symposium, Best Postdoctoral Fellow Poster (Tracy Blevins) and Best Graduate Student Poster, (Vishal Gupta)
  • 2005 – 2nd place in Rice University NIH Biotechnology Training Grant Poster Competition (Janet Barzilla)
  • 2005 – Winner, Bioengineering Graduate Student Poster Contest (Vishal Gupta)
  • 2004-2006 – NIH Biotechnology Training Grant Graduate Fellowship (Janet Barzilla)
  • 2004 – 2nd place award in Rice University IGERT Summer Student Poster Competition (Sherket Peterson)