Yuki was awarded the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad for 2012-2014 from the the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He received the fellowship following his research project titled "Functional evaluation of genetic variants identified through whole-genome genetic analyses."
Yi-Fan was awarded the Government Scholarships for Study Abroad (GSSA) fellowship for 2012-2014 by the government of Taiwan. Applicants were scored and selected according to research proposal, GPA (grad and under), TOFEL test, and the overall impact of the field on the nation’s development. Yi-Fan was previously awarded the Duke University Chancellor's Scholarship for students in biomedical science for 2010-2012.
Slavé was awarded the NHMRC CJ Martin Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2012-2016. CJ Martin fellowships provide full-time training in basic research within the biomedical sciences, both in Australia and abroad. These fellowships are offered to a limited number of persons of outstanding ability who wish to make biomedical research a significant component of their career. Slavé was previously awarded the 2009-2010 American Australian Association Fellowship.
Elizabeth was awarded the Jo Rae Wright Fellowship for Outstanding Women in Science from Duke University (2012-2013). This annual award is offered to one female graduate student in the biomedical sciences, in honor of Jo Rae Wright (former dean of the Duke University Graduate School and professor of cell biology, medicine and pediatrics), to recognize achievement and potential in biomedical research. Elizabeth was also awarded a Predoctoral Research and Training Fellowship from the Epilepsy Foundation (2012-2013). This competitive award supports the graduate work of a select group of graduate students who focus on epilepsy research. Elizabeth was previously awarded the Ray J. Tysor Graduate Fellowship from Duke University (2010-2011).