Student Chapters

Undergrad chapter members honored

Stephanie Paxson
June 8, 2020

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honor Society, Chi Omega Lambda, recognizes exceptional undergraduate juniors and seniors pursuing degrees in the molecular life sciences at colleges or universities with ASBMB Student Chapters. Students are recognized for their scholarly achievement, research accomplishments and outreach activities. ASBMB usually holds an induction ceremony during the annual meeting, but the 2020 meeting was canceled due to COVID-19 so inductees instead will be recognized on the society’s website.

ASBMB’s Student Chapters program also presents an Outstanding Chapter award each year to recognize a Student Chapter that demonstrates leadership in education activities, exceptional commitment to increasing public scientific awareness, interaction with other campus events, and participation in regional and national meetings. This year’s winner is the Northeastern University Student Chapter, advised by Kirsten Fertuck.

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Northeastern University Student Chapter
Dr. Sloan Devlin, an assistant professor of biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Harvard Medical School, was the keynote speaker at a Student Chapter regional meeting at Northeastern University titled ”The Active Site: Promoting Favorable Interactions Among Undergraduates” and also attended by students from Roxbury Community College. Pictured, from left, are Faith Boyd-Mutinga of Roxbury CC; Julian Amirault, Kathleen Merritt and Evan Mun of Northeastern; Sloan Devlin; Anders Lindberg, Ariella Bourdeau, and Jared Subiono of Northeastern; and Lleyan Hashim, Roxbury CC.

2020 honor society inductees

Nana Aikins, Rochester Institute of Technology
Emily Aleksandrovic, Hartwick College
Ivy Antunes, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Jacob Boyer, Purdue University
Alon Brown, Marymount Manhattan College
Nina Bui, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Nhu Chau, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Lillian Cool, Otterbein University
Alexis Craft, Lane College
Allison Cruikshank, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Kevin DiMagno, Rochester Institute of Technology
Daniel Do, Stockton University
Madison Donovan, University of Tampa
Danielle Duryea, Otterbein University
Ryan Fink, Monmouth University
Zachary Fralish, Florida Southern College
Wihib Hankore, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Cassidy Illum, Manhattan Marymount College
Bailey Jameson, Stephen F. Austin State University
Rachel Jansen, University of Massachusetts
Meera Joshi, Wesleyan University
Marjan Khan, Manhattan Marymount College
Charya Khun, Wesleyan University
Rochelle Knier, University of Wisconsin–Stout
Sunnie Kong, Boston University
Austin Lai, Emory College
Noah Langenfeld, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point
Renee Lawrence, University of San Diego
Colin Lemire, University of Massachusetts
Rebecca Leuschen, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Sean Lewis, Rochester Institute of Technology
Christopher Lore, Manhattan College
Wei-Shin Lu, Otterbein University
Ryan Maki, University of Wisconsin–Lacrosse
Megan McClain, Otterbein University
Erin McNell, St. Bonaventure University
Victoria Miller-Browne, Northeastern University
Daniela Molina Palacios, University of Massachusetts
Victoria Momyer, Boston University
Rachel Muti, Otterbein University
Kathleen Ngo, Stockton University
Tenzin Ngodup, Wesleyan University
Brett Palmero, Lake Forest College
Surya Pulukuri, Boston University
Gwendolyn Pyeatt, Boston University
Paige Richards, Stockton University
Ashley Robinson, Hamline University
Catherine Rojas, Stockton University
Jordyn Ross, Stevenson University
Braeden Sagehorn, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Sashrika Saini, University of Massachusetts
Diana Sanchez-Zevallos, Stockton University
Sharon Shania, University of San Diego
Raheed Sunesra, Trinity College
Huong Trinh, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Chiemeka Uwakwe, St. Johns University
Gina Wade, University of Wisconsin–Lacrosse
Stephanie Paxson

Stephanie Paxson is the ASBMB’s diversity and undergraduate education coordinator.

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