Christopher Markosian has received a number of awards during his time at Rutgers. Some of the awards include the Rufus E. Kleinhans Memorial Award, given to the top Honors General Chemistry students, and a prestigious Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship. He founded the Rutgers Research Review, an on-line student science journal. He has also excelled in extracurricular involvement. As a member of the Rutgers University Senate, he is always striving to improve the University. He co-authored a Molecule of the Month article article. He was also recognized for his dedication to biochemistry research by being invited to attend the D.E. Shaw Research Science and Engineering Summit for Undergraduates.