May 8, 2006
Joshua Stuart to receive Kalpana Chawla award
from University of Colorado, Boulder
Joshua Stuart, assistant professor of biomolecular engineering,
will be honored by the University of Colorado, Boulder, with
the 2006 Kalpana Chawla Outstanding Recent Graduate Award. Stuart
will receive the award at a ceremony on May 10.
Joshua Stuart was also recently
honored with a prestigious Sloan Foundation fellowship
Photo: Tim Stephens
The Kalpana Chawla Award recognizes alumni who have made exceptional
contributions to their field within 10 years of graduation.
This award was named to honor the UC-Boulder alumna who died
aboard the Columbia space shuttle on February 1, 2003. The award
recognizes Stuart's work using large-scale computational approaches
to explore how genes function and produce orchestrated cellular
Stuart received a double degree (B.S./B.A.) from UC-Boulder
in computer science and molecular, cell, and developmental biology
and went on to earn a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He joined
the UCSC faculty in 2003. He recently received an Alfred P.
Sloan Research Fellowship.