Excellence in Teaching-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Award Winning Teachers

Peter Berget, Ph.D.

Peter Berget, Ph.D.

“He has been an amazing and enthusiastic advisor. He has conveyed to me the excitement of discovery and the patience to deal with troublesome or tedious experiments.”

2009 Julius Ashkin Award
2005 Richard Moore Award
2005 Honored by the National Conference of Governor’s Schools

Amy Burkert, Ph.D.

Amy Burkert, Ph.D.

2008 Julius Ashkin Award
1998 Academic Advising Award

Carrie Doonan, Ph.D.

Carrie Doonan, Ph.D.

2000 Julius Ashkin Award

Jonathan Minden, Ph.D.

Jonathan Minden, Ph.D.

2007 Innovation in Education Award

Robert Murphy, Ph.D.

Robert Murphy Ph.D.

2006 Howard Hughes Medical Institute NIBIB grant – to develop an innovative comprehensive curriculum for the new joint Carnegie Mellon – University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology (one of ten awarded nationwide)

Gordon Rule, Ph.D.

Gordon Rule, Ph.D.

2007 William H. and Frances S. Ryan Award for Meritorious Teaching
2005 Julius Ashkin Award
1998 Eberly Chair in Structural Biology and Chemistry

John Woolford, Ph.D.

John Woolford, Ph.D.

“He genuinely wants all of his students to understand the material he teaches, so he encourages all questions.”

2003 Richard Moore Award
1998 Julius Ashkin Award