The Sawyer Prize

The Sawyer Prize is awarded to that second-semester sophomore who, in the opinion of the Biology Department, has shown the most promise as a student of Biology.


2024: Thomas O'Connor '26 / Ana Ortiz-Gudeman '26
2023: Nora Dockter '25 /  Alexander Heywood '25
2022: Rebecca Cutforth '24
2021: Steven Yu ’23
2020: Andera Munoz Ledo ‘22 / Kelly Zheng ‘22
2019: Samantha Liu '21 / Samantha Rothberg '21
2018: Derek Schneider '20
2017: Rachel Cohen '19 / Sean Garcia '19 / Leah Kim '19
2016: Nicole Roberts '18
2015: Victoria J. Luizzi '17 / Amanda C. Patsis '17
2014: Noah M. W. Lerner '16 
2013: Eileen Troconis-Gonzalez '15
2012: Christina England '14 / Christopher Finch '14 
2011: Maxwell Gilbert '13 / Mizuho Ota '13 
2010: Nathan Belkin ’12 / Rebecca Eppler-Epstein ’12 
2009: Emma C. Fink '11 / Ambika Kamath '11 
2008: Leigh K. Harris '10 / Rebecca M. Resnick '10 
2007: John S. Barbieri '09 / Katerina L. Byanova '09 
2006: Amanda K. Gibson '08 
2005: Elizabeth S. Kuperberg '07 
2004: Evan L. Guiney '06 
2003: Allison M. Campbell '05
2002: Alexei U. Kudla ‛04 / Wendy R. Brill ‛04 
2001: Carolyn P. Snyder '03 / Jeffrey B. Young '03 
2000: Nora L. Sullivan '02 
1999: Sheena Hadi '01 
1998: Makoto -0- Tsunozaki '00 
1997: Josephine H. Haduong '99 
1996: Anna Heineman '98 
1995: Jeffrey Zarin '96 
1994: Jennifer Burch '96 
1993: Rajesh Ranganathan '95 
1992: Qi Wang '94 
1991: Bruno Walther '93 
1990: Marcus Doane '92E 
1989: Hyuck Jin Lee '91 
1988: Lara Sutherland '90 / James Carroll '90
1987: Laura Goetzl '89