Awards

Dr. Beane
2018     Honorary Faculty Fellow (Award) 
             Lee Honors College, Western  Michigan University
 
2018     Excellence in Discovery Award
             Western Michigan University
2018     Distinguished Research & Creative Scholarship Award 
             Office of the Vice President for Research,
             Western Michigan University
Beane Lab Graduate Students
2016-          Alanna Van Huizen, Doctoral Student
                   2nd Place, Best Poster Competition, BioEM 2019 Conference
                   WMU Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award
                               (Ph.D. - Research) 2019 
                    Best Poster Award, WMU Research and Creative Activities
                                Poster and Performance Day 2109
                    Distinguished Graduate Student in Biological Sciences 2018
                    Society for Developmental Biology Travel Award, 2017
2014-8        Taylor Birkholz, Ph.D.
                    WMU Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award
                               (Ph.D. - Teaching) 2018  
                    Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
                                Travel Award, 2018           
                    WMU Graduate College Graduate Student Travel Award, 2018 
                     Society for Developmental Biology Travel Award, 2017 
                     WMU Distinguished Graduate Student in Bio. Sciences 2017
                     Best Poster Award, WMU Poster Day, 2016
                     Midwest Regional Society for Developmental Biology
                                 Travel Award, 2014
2013-6         Michelle Deochand, M.S.
                     Midwest Regional Society for Developmental Biology
                                 Travel Award, 2014  
                     University Fellowship Award (Graduate Doctoral
                                  Assistantship) 2013-5
Beane Lab Undergraduate Students
2017-          Yarielis Rosario, Member Lee Honors College
                    Frank Hinds Zoology Award 2019
                    WMU OVPR Undergraduate Research Excellence Award
                                  Spring 2018
2017-           Emily Bolhuis, Member Lee Honors College
                    WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Spring 2018
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
                    WMU Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Fall 2017
                                  Office of the Vice President for Research
                                                                        
2016-19        Marwa Saad, Member Lee Honors College
                      Discovery Driven Pillar Award, Lee Honors College Spring 2019
                      WMU Presidential Scholar for Biological Sciences for 2019 
                                  (University-Wide Academic Honor) 
                      WMU Presidential Scholar for Chemistry for 2019
                             (University-Wide Academic Honor)
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Spring 2019
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Spring 2018                    
                       WMU Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Spring 2017
                                  Office of the Vice President for Research
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2016
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
2016-19         Breanna Varker
                      WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Spring 2018
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
                      WMU Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Fall 2017
                                  Office of the Vice President for Research
2016-18        Gabrielle Watson, Member Lee Honors College
                       WMU Distinguished Senior in Biomedical Sciences for 2018 
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Spring 2018        
                       WMU Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Fall 2017
                                  Office of the Vice President for Research
                       WMU Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Sum 2017
                                  Office of the Vice President for Research
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Spring 2017    
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2016
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
  
2016-18         Luke Kinsey, Member Lee Honors College
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Spring 2018    
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2016
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
 
2015-18          Marcos Santiago, Member Lee Honors College
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2017
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
                       WMU Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Sum 2017
                                  Office of the Vice President for Research
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2015
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
2015-17         Jacob Morton, Member Lee Honors College 
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Spring 2016    
                       WMU Distinguished Senior in Biomedical Sciences for 2015
2014-17         Marine Bolliet, Member Lee Honors College
                      WMU Presidential Scholar for Biological Sciences for 2017 
                                  (University-Wide Academic Honor) 
                       Best Thesis Presentation Award, Lee Honors College, 2017
                       WMU Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Spring 2017
                                  Office of the Vice President for Research
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2016
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Spring 2016   
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Fall 2015   
2013-16         Jessica Bacher, Member Lee Honors College
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2015
                                  College of Arts and Sciences
                       Lee Honors College Research and Creative Activities Award
                                  Summer 2015 
            
2013-15          Khoa Duong
                       WMU Undergraduate Research & Creative Award Fall 2015
                                  College of Arts and Sciences