Student Spotlight

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 (below, left) won the competition with her thesis, "War Against Cancer: Drop the Knife and Grab a Laser." Zachary Dunbar (below, right) placed third with "De-Mystifying the Fog: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems".

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.

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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.