College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences


Fri, May 18, 2012

Roy Mariuzza won 2012 Kirwan Faculty Research and Scholarship Prize

Roy Mariuzza, Full Professor at IBBR and CBMG, won the 2012 Kirwan Faculty Research and Scholarship Prize.

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Tue, Jul 12, 2011

UMD Aging Expert Wins Prestigious Ellison Medical Foundation Award

Kan Cao


Assistant Professor Kan Cao (Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics)—has won an Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging Award totaling $400,000 over four years. It is considered the most important career award in the field of aging. Read more

Fri, Jul 1, 2011

Norma Allewell awarded Jefferson Science Fellowship

Dr. Norma Allewell


Norma Allewell has been named a Jefferson Science Fellow, and will be spending the next year working as a science advisor at the State Department. More information on this program from the National Academies can be found at

Mon, Apr 4, 2011

Apoorv Gupta Awarded 2011 Goldwater Scholarship

Apoorv Gupta


Apoorv Gupta, a junior double major in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was awarded a 2011-2012 Goldwater Scholarship, the premier national award granted to undergraduate students majoring in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering who are interested in research careers.

Fri, Mar 4, 2011

Climate Change Could Bring Cholera Back, Scientists Say

An article in California Watch quotes Distinguished University Professor Rita Colwell on the possible risk of cholera being reintroduced to North America, if water treatment plants were overwhelmed by severe weather patterns brought on by climate change. Read the article.