Honors and Awards

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14th Annual GDBBS DSAC (Division Student Advisory Council) Student Research Symposium

  • Stephanie Pollitt - 1st place ICI Image Contest Winner
  • Travis Rotterman - 2nd place ICI Image Contest Winner

Predoctoral NRSA Awards

  • James Burkett - advisor Larry Young
  • Paul Evans - advisor John Hepler
  • Kelly Lohr - advisor Gary Miller

Travel Awards

  • David Ehrlich - Selected speaker & travel award, Gordon Research Seminar: Amygdala in Health and Disease.
  • Christina Nemeth - Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Conference Travel Award
  • Christina Nemeth - South East Neuroscience Conference Travel Award
  • Philip Price - Advanced Training Mentored Sponsorship, Magee-Womens Research Institute, UMPC

Teaching Fellowships and Awards

  • Sara Freeman - Crystal Apple Teaching Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching
  • Rachel Allen - STEP / Howard Hughes Medical Institute -  Curriculum Development Fellowship
  • Ming-fai Fong - Scholarly Inquiry and Research at Emory / Howard Hughes Medical Institute - graduate fellowship / teaching fellowship

Other Honors and Awards

  • Todd Carter Deveau - American Heart Association Fellowship
  • Christina Nemeth - American Heart Association Fellowship
  • Harry Aung - Research to Prevent Blindness Departmental Grant
  • Ming-fai Fong - Second place, Atlanta Chapter Society for Neuroscience poster preview

Third Annual Neuroscience Graduate Program Awards

The NS Awards were established in 2013 to recognize the outstanding work and contributions of our students and faculty.  The 2015 winners are:

  • Outstanding Scientific Achievement: Kelly Lohr
  • Outstanding Early Achievement: Maria Briscione
  • Scientific Outreach: Carlie Hoffman
  • University Service: Natty Chalermpalanupap
  • Leadership: Ashley Sullivan
  • Excellence in Teaching: Karl Schmidt
  • Excellence in Mentorship: Zachary Johnson
  • GIN Faculty of the Year:  Malu Tansey
  • GIN Service Award: Maylen Perez Diaz
  • Director’s Impact Award:  Machelle Pardue
  • Director’s Unsung Hero Award: Don Noble
  • Excellence in Service: Gary Longstreet

See Honors and Awards from past years: