Several past members of the SURE program participated and received awards at the 2012 Marshall University Annual Sigma Xi Research Day, which was held on April 27, 2012.
- Excellence in Research Award ($100 and sponsorship to Sigma Xi):
Michael Tanner, THE FUNCTIONALIZATION OF ACTIN FILAMENTS FOR A NANO-CARGO DELIVERY SYSTEM, Chemistry (SURE 2010)
- Outstanding Poster Award ($50 and nomination to Sigma Xi):
Benjamin D. Woodworth, COMPARISON OF LIPID ACCUMULATION IN PHOTOMIXOTROPHICALLY AND HETEROTROPHICALLY GROWN CHLORELLA VULGARIS CULTURES, Chemistry (SURE 2011)
- Honorable Mention (nomination to Sigma Xi):
Hannah Mick, DEVELOPMENT OF A SCREENING METHOD FOR IDENTIFICATION OF NEW PROTEINS THAT REGULATE GRAVITROPISM KINETICS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA, Biological Sciences (SURE 2010)
Nathaniel Crow, DEVELOPMENT OF A MICROFLUIDICS SYSTEM FOR ON-CHIP PURIFICATION OF DNA ORIGAMI, Chemistry (SURE 2010)
Sumaiya Chaudhry, DISCRETE SENSORY ENCODING OF FORCE INCREASES OR DECREASES IN THE STICK INSECT LEG, Biological Sciences (SURE 2011).
- They have documented proof of what they have done for patents and/or scientific papers.