Student Spotlight

Doctoral student Riddhi Falk-Mahapatra wins first place at the University at Buffalo's "Three Minute Thesis" in 2019.

In 2019, two Roswell Park doctoral students had the privilege of competing in the University at Buffalo's "Three Minute Thesis" competition. Riddhi Falk-Mahapatra (above) won the competition with her thesis, "War Against Cancer: Drop the Knife and Grab a Laser." Zachary Dunbar (right) placed third with "De-Mystifying the Fog: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems".



dr. seshadri and laurie rich dissertation award
Dr. Laurie Rich, a recent graduate of the Roswell Park doctoral program (pictured with his mentor, Mukund Seshadri, DDS, PhD), earned a series of prestigious awards, culminating in the 2017-2018 Northeastern Association of Graduate School's Doctoral Dissertation Award.  Click here for further details!





Doctoral student Camila Rosat Consiglio is the recipient of a prestigious 2018-2019 STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship from the Embassy of France.  This merit-based award will allow Camila to spend nine months in Paris performing cancer research.  Dr. Marie Coignet, a 2018 graduate of the Roswell Park program, received a 2016-17 Chateaubriand Fellowship.




Doctoral student Kelly Singel was named a Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellow at the National Academy of Sciences. Kelly will participate in a 12-week science policy fellowship in Washington, DC in the spring of 2018.