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Awards-Winning Graduate Students and Postdocs from Meng's Lab Since 2000

2012

41. Yan-yan Ni won the Best Overall Graduate Student Presentation Award from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Conference for Researcher Workers in Animal Diseases. Dec 2-3, 2012, Chicago, IL.

2011

40. Yan-Yan Ni won the Outstanding Ph.D. Student Presentation Award at the 23rd VMRCVM Annual Research Symposium. September 30, 2011.

39. Caitlin Cossaboom won a Graduate Student Travel Award to present her research on rabbit hepatitis E virus at the 2011 American Society for Virology 30th annual meeting at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, July 16-20th, 2011.

38. R.S. "Sumanth" "Pudupakam won a Graduate Student Travel Award to present his research on hepatitis E virus at the 2011 American Society for Virology 30th annual meeting at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, July 16-20th, 2011.

37. Nathan Beach won a Postdoctoral Travel Award to present his research on porcine circovirus at the 2011 American Society for Virology 30th Annual Meeting at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, July 16-20th, 2011.

36. Scott Kenney won a Postdoctoral Travel Award to present his research on hepatitis E virus at the 2011 American Society for Virology 30th Annual Meeting at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, July 16-20th, 2011.

2010

35. Sara Smith won the best M.S. graduate student presentation award (oral presentation) at the 22nd VMRCVM Annual Research Symposium, Nov. 19th, 2010.

2009

34. Alicia Feagins won the first place graduate student award (oral presentation) at the 21st VMRCVM Annual Research Symposium, November 20, 2009.

33. R.S. “Sumanth” Pudupakam won a second place graduate student award (poster presentation) at the 21st VMRCVM Annual Research Symposium, November 20, 2009.

2007

32. Jennifer Gillespie won a second place graduate student award (oral presentation) at the 19th VMRCVM Annual Research Symposium, May 21-22, 2007.

31. Alicia Feagins won a Graduate Student Travel Award to present her research on hepatitis E virus at the American Society for Virology 26th annual meeting at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, July 14-18, 2007.

2006

30. Kijona F. Key won the best graduate student presentation award by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists at the at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases in Chicago, IL, Dec. 1-3, 2006.

29. Alicia Feagins won a third place graduate student award (Basic Science Category) at the 18th VMRCVM Annual Research Symposium, May 23-24, 2006.

28. Nicole McKeown won a Graduate Student Travel Award to present her research on porcine circovirus the 2006 American Society for Virology 25th annual meeting at Madison, Wisconsin, July 15-19, 2006.

27. Padma Billam won a Graduate Student Travel Award to present her research on avian hepatitis e virus the 2006 American Society for Virology 25th annual meeting at Madison, Wisconsin, July 15-19, 2006.


2005

26. Martijn Fenaux won the University Outstanding Dissertation Award, Virginia Tech (competition including all dissertations submitted to Virginia Tech in Spring and Fall semesters of 2004). March 24, 2005.

25. Padma Billam won the first place award at the 56th Annual Meeting of Animal Diseases Research Workers in Southern States. Blacksburg, VA. April 7, 2005.

24. Fang-Fang Huang won a Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award to attend the 2005 ASV 24th annual meeting at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, June 18-22.

23. Yao-Wei Huang won a Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award to attend the 2005 ASV 24th annual meeting at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, June 18-22.

22. Padma Billam won a Student Travel Award to attend the 2005 ASV 24th annual meeting at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, June 18-22.

21. Kijona Key won the Auxiliary to the American Veterinary Medical Association Award, VMRCVM, May 2005.


2004

20. Nicole McKeown won the first place award (Agricultural, Animal Sciences and Vet. Med. category) at the 20th Annual GSA Research Symposium of Virginia Tech, March 23, 2004.

19. Fang-Fang Huang won the first place graduate student award (Basic Science Category) at the 16th VMRCVM Annual Research Symposium, June 17-18, 2004.

18. Kerri Cooper won the first place award (Biosafety and Biosecurity Category) sponsored by The Animal Health Institute, at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases in Chicago, IL, Nov. 13-16, 2004.


2003

17. Martijn Fenaux won the first place award (Agricultural and Biological Sciences category) at 19th Annual Research Symposium of Virginia Tech, March 26, 2003.

16. Martijn Fenaux received the 2003 VMRCVM Outstanding Graduate Student Award. March 27, 2003.

15. Martijn Fenaux won the second place award at the 15th annual VMRCVM Research Symposium. June 7, 2003.

14. Padma Billam won the Best Virology Graduate Student Presentation Award sponsored by The American College of Veterinary Microbiology, at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases in Chicago, IL, Nov. 9-11, 2003.

13. Nicole McKeown won a Biosafety and Biosecurity Graduate Student Presentation Award (2nd place) sponsored by The Animal Health Institute, at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases in Chicago, IL, Nov. 9-11, 2003.


2002

12. Martijn Fenaux, won the 1st place award (Agricultural and Biological Sciences category) at 18th Annual Graduate Research Symposium of Virginia Tech, April 3, 2002.

11. Fang-Fang Huang, won the 2nd place award (Agricultural and Biological Sciences category) at 18th Annual Graduate Research Symposium of Virginia Tech, April 3, 2002.

10. Kijona Key, won the 1st place award (Basic Science Category) at the 14th Annual VMRCVM Research Symposium, June 6-7 2002.

9. Martijn Fenaux, won the 2nd place award (Basic Science Category) at the 14th Annual VRMCVM Research Symposium, June 6-7, 2002.

8. Fang-Fang Huang, won the 2nd place award (Clinical Sciences category) at the 14th Annual VRMCVM Research Symposium, June 6-7, 2002.

2001

7. Martijn Fenaux, won the 1st place award (Agricultural and Biological Sciences category) at17th Annual Graduate Research Symposium of Virginia Tech, March 26, 2001.

6. Kijona F. Key, won the 2nd place award (Agricultural and Biological Sciences category) at17th Annual Graduate Research Symposium of Virginia Tech, March 26, 2001.

5. Trevor Williams, won the 3rd place award (Agricultural and Biological Sciences category) at17th Annual Graduate Research Symposium of Virginia Tech, March 26, 2001.

4. Kijona Key, won the 1st place award (Clinical Science Category) at the 13th Annual VRRCVM Research Symposium, June 8, 2001.

3. Trevor Williams, won the 2nd place award (Clinical Science Category) at the 13th Annual VRRCVM Research Symposium, June 8, 2001.

2. Martijn Fenaux, won the 2nd place award (Basic Science Category) at the 13th Annual VRRCVM Research Symposium, June 8, 2001.


2000

1. Martijn Fenaux, won the 2nd place award (basic science) at the 12th Annual Research Symposium, VMRCVM June 2000.