Environmental Toxicology

Awards and Recognition



Dr. Yinsheng Wang

  • 2018 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Mass Spectrometry
  • Biemann Medal, the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2013
  • Inaugural Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award, Division of Chemical Toxicology of American Chemical Society and Chemical Research in Toxicology 2012
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences 2012
  • Research Award, the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2005

Dr. Haizhou Liu

  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award 2017

Dr. Roya Bahreini

  • Recognized as 2014 Highly Cited Researchers and 2014 Most Influential Minds by Thomson Reuters
    Received NSF CAREER Award
  • Received Regents Faculty Fellowship

Dr. Julia Bailey-Serres

  • Recognized as 2014 Highly Cited Researchers and 2014 Most Influential Minds by Thomson Reuters

Dr. Carl Cranor

  • Selected by the UCR Academic Senate to receive its Distinguished Teaching Award - the top teaching award given to UC Riverside faculty
  • Awarded the prestigious Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professorship in Philosophy for 2014-15

 Dr. Sarjeet Gill

  • Selected by the Entomological Society of America for its Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology 

Dr.  Cindy Larive

  • Received the 2015 Award for Volunteer Service from the American Chemical Society



Roxana Coreas

  • Awarded the Society of Toxicology Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award
  • Received the 2018 WRPI/USDA Watershed Management Doctoral Scholarship
  • Awarded the NIH T32 Training Grant
  • Awarded the Dr. Marcela Ramirez Scholarship at UCR

 My Hua

  • Awarded Competitive TRDRP Predoctoral Fellowship 
  • Recipient of the Gary Allen Ross Memorial Book Fund Scholarship
  • Abstract "Identification of Cytotoxic Flavor Chemicals in Popular Electronic Refill Fluids" was chosen for PAPiD Poster Session at 2018 International American Thoracic Society Meeting in San Diego, CA
  • Received the TRDRP Cornelius Hopper Diversity Fellowship Award for 2014-2016

 Lauren Walker

  • Society of Toxicology Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Committee Award
  • Society of Toxicology Southern California Regional Chapter Travel Award
  • Honorable Mention, Society of Toxicology Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section Trainee Poster Competition
  • Received a travel award for the 2014 Annual SACNAS National Conference
  • Received a travel award from the UCR Stem Cell Center to attend the 2015 International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting. 
  • Awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Stacia Dudley

  • Awarded the IGERT WaterSENSE Fellowship

 Monique Williams

  • Awarded the Graduate Research Mentorship Program Fellowship for two quarters
  • Awarded the TRDRP Predoctoral Fellowship for 2015-2017
  • Awarded the SOT Graduate Student travel award for the 2015 Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting
  • Invited by the FDA to give a presentation during their Electronic Cigarette workshop in December 2014
  • Brought in as an expert to consult the town of Julian, California on electronic cigarettes and their composition, to aid in beginning to regulate use of the devices

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