Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

X Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Natural Science
Gift code: A502
Description: Department discretionary fund.

Dr. Richard U. and Claire M. Byerrum Endowed Fellowship
Gift code: A50204
Description: Awarded to graduate students in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

E Biochemistry Enrichment Fund Endowment
Gift code: A5023
Description: Provides support to departmental projects, which may include, but are not limited to: student awards, equipment purchases, faculty travel, research awards or other expenses.

Department of Biochemistry Undergraduate Fellowship
Gift code: A5020
Description: This fund provides student recipients support for education while devoting time toward a research project. Students need to carry a 3.0 GPA and be a junior or senior.

F Dr. Jack Preiss Endowment in Biochemistry
Gift code: A50201
Description: This fund supports a graduate fellowship or faculty position in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

X Mitochondrial Medicine Discretionary Fund
Gift code: A50202
Description: The Center for Mitochondrial Science and Medicine seeks to identify key cellular players in the mitochondrial life cycle and leverage this in the design and development of therapeutics for treatment of diseases.

Prof. Richard L. Anderson Endowed Undergraduate Research Prize and Dr. James K. Billman, Jr., Undergraduate Research Award(s)
Gift code: A50205
Description: This award will be given to junior or senior-level Biochemistry and Molecular Biology undergraduates performing research. Recipients must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

E Pamela J. Fraker Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment in Biochemistry
Gift code: A50206
Description: Preference will be given to students who have achieved sophomore status, who demonstrate financial need and who have earned a 3.0 GPA.

Pamela J. Fraker Undergraduate Scholarship Expendable Fund in Biochemistry
Gift code: A502060
Description: Preference will be given to students who have achieved sophomore status, who demonstrate financial need and who have earned a 3.0 GPA.

F Craig and Joyce Ritchie Endowed Scholarship in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gift code: A502061
Description: This endowment benefits an incoming freshman to the Department of Biochemistry with a GPA of no less than 3.6 and ACT score of 26. The recipient must be an in-state student who has qualified for financial need as determined by the Federal Government.

Jack Throck Watson Graduate Fellowship in Biochemistry Endowment

Gift code: A502062
Description: Recipients will be graduate students in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

James K. Billman, Jr., M.D. Endowed Professorship
Gift code: A502063
Description: Faculty / Endowment.

Richard E. Palmer Endowment Fund
Gift code: A502064
Description: Expendable amounts will be used to enhance research opportunities for graduate students by providing programmatic funding and research awards to cover travel expenses for presentation of professional papers, essential research supplies and other expenses related to graduate research.

E J. K. Billman, Jr., M.D. Endowed Research Professorship Fund
Gift code: A502065
Description: Recipients will be assistant professors with great potential for promising scientific careers in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Positions will be held for a non-renewable term of five years.

F Dr. Jean D. Deupree Assistant Professor Research Development Award
Gift code: A502066
Description: Recipients of the award must have at least a 60% appointment in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Preference shall be given to promising independent researchers who are working toward their first grants. Expendable Amounts may be used for travel, equipment, lab staffing, academic development or any other research priorities, and will only be available to assistant professors whose start-up package funds have been fully expended.

John and Julia Gawarecki Fellowship
Gift code: A502067
Description: This fund will provide fellowships to graduate students in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with preference given to those with financial need.

Moore-Billman Scholarship in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gift code: A502068
Description: Recipients must be Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or Biotechnology majors and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Spartan BioInnovation Team Competition
Gift code: A5020680
Description: This fund provides support for student teams in national or international scientific competitions.

William W. Wells Lectureship in Biochemistry
Gift code: A5022
Description: This endowment funds a lectureship for the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

N. Edward Tolbert Endowed Lectureship in Plant Biochemistry
Gift code: A5024
Description: The endowment funds a lectureship in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Dr. Charles C. Sweeley Lectureship in Biochemistry
Gift code: A5026
Description: This fund supports the Sweeley Lectureship each year and consists of a lecture from a prominent scientist in the field of biochemistry.

R. Gaurth Hansen Lecture
Gift code: A5028
Description: The endowment supports a lectureship for the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  Lectureship candidates will have received undergraduate research training in the laboratory of a faculty member of the department, graduate research training leading to the Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or graduate training leading to the Ph.D. in a program. Recipients must be within their first six years of a tenure track appointment at an established academic institution, or in the equivalent early stages of a career in a non-academic setting.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Legacy Endowment
Gift code: A5029
Description: This endowment will be used for Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology purposes at the discretion of its Chairperson.

Center for Biological Modeling
Gift code: A55
Description: The purpose of the Center is to foster interdisciplinary research between biological, physical and computational sciences in modeling important biological processes. These funds will support any aspect of this research.

John A. Boezi Memorial Alumnus Award in Biochemistry
Gift code: AG0201
Description: Recipients will be selected based on the criteria of distinguished achievements in the field of biochemistry.