Concepts familiar from grade-school algebra have broad ramifications in computer science.
All award recipients are seniors majoring in biology unless otherwise noted.
Asinari Award--for outstanding research in life sciences
Caitlin Dwyer-McNally G, Brockport, N.Y.
Julie Pinkston, Berwyn, Pa.
Luria Prize--for outstanding scholarship and research of publication quality
Naina Ahmad, Gulshan Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ned Holt Prize--for excellence in scholarship and service to the department and the MIT community
Sonali Mukherjee, Yorktown, Va.
Whitehead Prize--for a student who has shown outstanding promise for a career in biological research
Namiko Abe, Coppell, Texas
Merck Award--for outstanding research and academic performance in biophysical or bioinformatics sciences
Jason Kelly, Jupiter, Fla.
Gene M. Brown Award--for a senior who has both an outstanding academic record and has made important contributions to the biology teaching program
Angela P. Won, San Francisco
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2003.