Biochemistry students continue to be active in the faculty labs.  As a result, they are able to present their research. Many times students are co-authored on papers and receive awards and/or funding for their presentations.

Students are recognized with their peers on the web pages in their respective department.

  • Awards
  • Presentations & Publications; some are co-authored
  • Special Recognition

2020 Phi Kappa Phi

Presidential Scholar Award:

  • The John Bernard Scholar:  Elizabeth Ryan (Biochemistry)

Recognition for all Phi Kappa Phi Award Nominee:

  • Mikayla Heid (Biochemistry)

Details are here on the Phi Kappa Phi and the IC chapter 

2020 Sigma Xi Inductees

Congratulations, Inductees!

The Ithaca College Paulen A. Smith chapter of Sigma Xi is for science and engineering.  In 2005, the chapter was named the Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College in honor of Paulen Smith, Professor Emeritus of Physics, a long standing advocate for the honor society. 

Congratulations, to our newest inductees:

  • Fardin Ahmed, Biochemistry 
  • Claire Conklin, Biochemistry
  • Cory Davis, Biochemistry
  • Jelani Williams, Biochemistry

2020 Tri-Beta Inductees

TriBeta has evolved to become a nationally recognized professional honor society whose purposes are to promote scholarship in the biological sciences, growth in biological knowledge and to encourage research.


  • Eric Choi, Biochemistry
  • George DuCasse, Biochemistry
  • Allison Fan, Biology
  • Kristina Morris, Biochemistry
  • Elizabeth Ryan, Biochemistry