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News from the University of Hawaii 10-Campus System http://www.hawaii.edu/cgi-bin/uhnews?20080522172058 1 of 2 5/24/2008 12:08 PM
 

Summary: News from the University of Hawaii 10-Campus System http://www.hawaii.edu/cgi-bin/uhnews?20080522172058
1 of 2 5/24/2008 12:08 PM
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newsroom@hawaii.edu E-MailARCS-Honolulu awards 24 University of
Hawaii scholars for their graduate work in
science, engineering and health
HONOLULU The Honolulu chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, Inc., presented 24 awards to University of Hawai`i graduate
students during its recent 2008 Achievement Awards Banquet. The $5,000 awards recognize the scholars' work, which ranges from tackling
transmission of leptospirosis-causing pathogens and curing a tropical disease called Spam to improving high performance integrated circuits and
solar energy conversion devices to eavesdropping on whales and developing new ways to identify marine viruses.
The Scholar of the Year award, which carries an extra $1,000 prize, went to zoology doctoral candidate Michael Boyle along with the Maybelle
Roth Award in Conservation Biology for his work on developmental biology in marine worms. Boyle, a former construction worker, combines two

  

Source: Alam, Maqsudul - Department of Microbiology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology; Biology and Medicine