2012 Fine Science Tools "USA," Inc. Travel Awards
Congratulations to NGG student: Collin Challis for being awarded this year's Fine Science Travel Award. The Fine Science Travel Award is a reward of $1,000 to help fund the travel of NGG students.
2012 Dorothea Jameson and Leo M. Hurvich Travel Awards
Congratulations to NGG students Ashwin Ramayya, Melissa Wang, Ankit Jain, Toni Prince, Amy Price, Marino Pagan, Alexis Gerber, and Laura Felgendreger for being awarded this year's Jameson/Hurvich Travel Awards. The Jameson / Hurvich family has generously donated funds used to help support travel of NGG students working in the area of behavioral neuroscience, or having a behavioral neuroscience component to their work, to attend scientific meetings.
2012 Winegrad Award Winner
Congratulations to Stephanie Cross in Dr. Dennis Kolson's lab who is the recipient of the Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Thesis in the Neurosciences. The award will be announced at the BGS Commencement Ceremony, Monday, May 14th, 1:30 pm, Harrison Auditorium, Museum of Archeology and Anthropology. All are invited to attend. (Reception 12:30-1:30 pm, Warden Garden.)
2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Congratulations to Khaing Win, a winner of a 2012 NSF Fellowship, and to four other NGG students who received Honorable Mentions for their proposals: Leonardo Guercio, Shivon Robinson, Anna Stern, and Morgan Taylor.
2012 NIH NRSA Recipients
Congratulations to Morgan Bridi (Ted Abel's lab), Armen Moughamian (Erika Holzbaur's lab), and Whitney Parker (Pete Crino's lab) on receiving NRSAs from the NIH.
2011 NGG Graduates
The NGG awarded 17 Ph.D.s in 2011. Congratulations to Jared Iacovelli, Brian Lewandowski, Steve Mague, Naomi Twery, Keith Feigenson, David Hurtado, Jeremy Manning, Rachel White, Andrew Fairless, Rishi Kalwani, Laura Gordon, Solsire Zevallos, Kristen Malkus, Fair Vassoler, Stephanie Cross, Greg Dunn, And Vanisha Lakhina.
2011 Flexner Award Winner
Congratulations to Bioengineering student Michael Gandal (Dr. Steve Siegel's lab) for being awarded this year's Flexner Award for Outstanding Thesis Work in the Neurosciences. Michael received a monetary award and his name will be engraved on a plaque that hangs in the Barchi Library. Students in any graduate group who did their Ph.D. on a neuroscience related topic in any lab across the University are eligible for the Flexner Award. Recipients are selected by the NGG Awards Committee.
2011 Dorothea Jameson and Leo M. Hurvich Travel Awards
Congratulations to NGG students Michelle Dumoulin, Laura Felgendreger, Amy Price, Mathieu Wimmer, and Melissa Wang for being awarded this years Jameson/Hurvich Travel Awards. The Jameson / Hurvich family has generously donated funds used to help support travel of NGG students working in the area of behavioral neuroscience, or having a behavioral neuroscience component to their work, to attend scientific meetings.
2011 Fine Science Tools "USA," Inc. Travel Awards
Congratulations to NGG students: Jing Guo and Katie Kopil for being awarded this year's Fine Science Travel Award. The Fine Science Travel Award is a reward of $1,000 to help fund the travel of NGG students.
2011 Soros Scholars Fellowship Award Winner
Congratulations to Yin Li, MD/PhD NGG student in Dr. Josh Gold's lab who has been named as one of this year's Soros Scholars (http://www.pdsoros.org/). The Fellowship provides up to $90,000 towards graduate education over two years for 30 Scholars. The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family.
2011 HHMI International Fellowship Award Winner
Congratulations to Ankit Jain, MD/PhD NGG student in Dr. Rita Balice-Gordon's lab who has been named as one of this year's 48 Fellows. This program supports outstanding international predoctoral students studying in the United States with a 3-year fellowship.
2011 CTL Teaching Certificates
Congratulations to Katie Kopil and Kristen Malkus who earned Teaching Certificates from the Center for Teaching and Learning.
2011 Winegrad Award Winner
Congratulations to Josh Hawk in Dr. Ted Abel's lab who was the recipient of the BGS Winegrad Award for an NGG student. Josh accepted his award at BGS Graduation on May 16th, 2011.
2010 Cognitive Science Society Robert J. Glusko Dissertation Prize Recipient
Congratulations to Jeff Chih-tat Law, in Dr. Josh Gold's lab, who received his Ph.D. in 2009, on receiving the 2010 Glusko Dissertation Prize from the Cognitive Science Society.