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David Bauer

College: Macaulay Honors College | City College
Awards: Rhodes Scholarship, 2009; Goldwater Scholarship, 2007

The Right Chemistry

David L.V. Bauer was a 2009 Rhodes Scholar. A chemistry major in the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, he is conducting research in clinical medicine at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at Oxford University. Bauer won first prize in the Intel Science Talent Search in 2005 while a student at Hunter College High School. He also won a Harry S. Truman Scholarship for Public Service and a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, as well as the Macaulay Honors College Chancellor's Award and the Creativity Foundation's Legacy Award. His extracurricular activities at City College included serving as vice president, president and co-president of the Baskerville Chemistry Society, chemistry workshop recitation instruction and anchor for CUNY-TV's "Study with the Best" series.

He also was a 2009 recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. He is specializing in bioengineering and biomedical research.