Heilshorn Biomaterials Group

Honors & Awards


Katarina Klett

PhD Student, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Ashley Westerfield

Undergraduate Student, Bioengineering

2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Michelle Huang

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2019 Stanford ChEM-H O'Leary-Thiry Graduate Fellow

Lucia Brunel

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2019 Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Pam Cai

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2019 Honorary Stanford Bio-X Graduate Fellow

Sarah Hull

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

2019 Bio-X Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF)
2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship through the National Eye Institute (NEI)

Riley Suhar

PhD Student, Materials Science

2019 Stanford Lieberman Fellowship

Bauer LeSavage

PhD Student, Bioengineering

2018 Stanford Bioengineering Teaching Assistant Award
2018 Stanford Bio-X Graduate Student Fellowship, Bowes Fellow
2017 Stanford Bioengineering Agilent Fellowship

Julien Roth

PhD Student, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2017 Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF)

Mike Kratochvil

Postdoc

2018 Outstanding Poster Award at GRC: Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices
2016 ChEM-H Mechanobiology Postdocotral Fellowship

Chris Lindsay

PhD Student, Materials Science

2016 Kodak Fellowship





Nicole Romano

PhD Student, Materials Science

2008 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship
2008 Stanford Graduate Fellowship
2010 Attended 60th Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany

Kelly Huggins

Postdoc

2012 Carl Storm Underrepresented Minorities Travel Fellowship

Patrick Benitez

PhD Student, Bioengineering

2011 Guest Researcher, Amrita Center for Nanosciences in Cochin, India
2012 Ruth L. Kirschstein NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship
2012 Carl Storm Underrepresented Minorities Travel Fellowship

Midori Greenwood-Goodwin

PhD Student, Bioengineering

2009 Stanford School of Engineering 3D Fellowship
2009 Department of Homeland Security ORISE Fellowship
2010 Stanford NIH Biotechnology Training Grant Fellowship

Rebecca DiMarco (Snyder)

PhD Student, Bioengineering

2009 Bio-X Bioengineering Graduate Student Fellowship
2011 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship
2012 MRS Meeting Poster Award - Honorable Mention
2012 Bio-X Travel Award
2014 Class of Siebel Scholars

Kyle Lampe

Postdoc

2011 Ruth L. Kirschstein NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship
2012 SBE International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (ICBN) Poster Award - 1st Place
2012 Stanford Postdoctoral Association Postdoc Research Award

Hui Xu

Postdoc

2010 NIH T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

Cindy Chung

Postdoc

2010 American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship

Andreina Parisi-Amon

PhD Student, Bioengineering
2008 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship
2009 Fletcher Jones Foundation NSF Graduate Fellowship in Enginering
2011 Joshua E. Neimark Memorial Travel Assistance Endowment
2012 MRS Graduate Student Silver Award
2012 Bio-X Travel Award

Cheryl Wong Po Foo

Postdoc

2008 UK-US Stem Cell Collaboration Development Award

Widya Mulyasasmita

PhD Student, Bioengineering
2008 Stanford Graduate Fellowship
2011 Society for Biomaterials Student Travel Achievement Recognition
2012 SBE International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (ICBN) Student Travel Award
2012 Siebel Scholar Award (Class of 2013)
2012 Tissue Engineering Young Investigator Council Representative

Alia Schoen

PhD Student, Materials Science
2008 Larry and Joan Owen Fellowship
2009 Bio-X Graduate Student Fellowship, Bowes Fellow
2010 MRS/NSF Apprentice Science Reporter Award
2010 ACS Arthur K. Doolittle Award nominee
2011 Guest researcher, FOM AMOLF in Amsterdam
2012 MRS Graduate Student Gold Award
2012 ARCS Fellowship
2012 Bio-X Travel Award
2013 California Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

Debanti Sengupta

PhD Student, Chemistry

2006 Forris Jewett Moore Graduate Fellowship
2009 Lyons Award for Leadership
2010 Bio-X Travel Award
2011 Society for Biomaterials Student Travel Achievement Recognition

Karin Straley

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

2007 Bio-X Travel Award
2007 Biointerface Conference - Best Poster Award