2004-05 Honors and Awards

New PhDs

  • Debbie Backus - Advisor Michael Crutcher
  • Kevin Erreger - Advisor Stephen Traynelis
  • Daniel Mcclatchy - Advisor Allan Levey
  • Marni Silverman - Advisor Andrew Miller
  • Isadora Bielsky - Advisor Larry Young
  • Joanna Bonsall - Advisor Marla Luskin
  • Ricardo Caceda - Advisor Charles Nemeroff
  • Liz Hammock - Advisor Larry Young
  • Stan Nakanishi - Advisor Tim Cope
  • Lisa Stanek - Advisors Mike Davis and Kerry Ressler
  • Anne-Elise Tobin - Advisor Ron Calabrese
  • Cary Zink - Advisor Greg Berns

National Awards:

  • Miranda Lim
    2005 Donald Lindsley Award for Behavioral Neuroscience for the best thesis in general Behavioral Neuroscience submitted in the previous year - advisor Larry Young -
  • Isadora Bielsky
    Won the second prize for her oral presentation of her work at "The World Congress on Neurohypophysins" Kyoto, Japan.
  • Zoe Donaldson
    Invitation to the International Achievement Summit held by the Catherine Reynolds Foundation, Chicago, June 2004. 200 students invited from all fields of Graduate studies - Leaders of tomorrow to meet today's leaders
  • Gus Davis
    PhRMA Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship - advisor Allan Levey.
  • Todd Ahern
    Honorable Mention, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship competition - advisor Larry Young.
  • John Pulliam
    FACES ­ Facilitating Academic Careers in Engineering and Sciences predoctoral Fellowship - advisor Paul Plotsky.
  • John Pulliam
    American Psychological Association Diversity Program pre-doctoral fellowship - advisor Paul Plotsky.
  • Lizabeth Martin
    RIKEN Brain Institute Summer Lecture Series - advisor Charles Nemeroff.
  • Jaime Hatcher
    Howard Hughes ORDER Teaching Fellowship - advisor Gary Miller.
  • Lizabeth Martin
    Howard Hughes ORDER Teaching Fellowship - advisor Charles Nemeroff.
  • Amanda Freeman
    International School of Biophysics - advisor David Rye.

NRSA Awards:

  • Lisa Kreiner - advisor Amy Lee
  • Jasmeer Chhatwal - advisor Kerry Ressler
  • Kim Dougherty - advisor Shawn Hochman
  • Jennifer Felger - advisor Andy Miller
  • Dinesh Raju - advisor Yoland Smith
  • Lisa Imboden - advisor Lian Li
  • Jill Bordelon - advisor Chris Muly

Travel and other Awards :

DONALDSON, Zoe
  • 2004: Gordon Conference on Genes and Behavior, Ventura, CA

HAMMOCK, Liz
  • 2003: Young Investigator Award for the International Brain and Neural Genetics Society in November
  • Fine Science Tools travel Award recipient
  • 2004: First place poster award, "Life and Death in the Brain", Hunter College, CUNY.
  • 2004: Travel Award (along with Miranda Lim) "Neural Control of Behavior" UCLA
  • 2004: Selected (along with labmates Heather Ross, Zoe Donaldson, and Miranda Lim) to attend the Gordon Research conference on Genes and Behavior in February.

Katz, Elyse
  • 2005: Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference in Toronto, Canada

Kuwajima, Masa
  • 2005: Atlanta Chapter of SFN/Eli Lilly Graduate Student Travel Award

LIM, Miranda
  • 2004: Travel Award (along with Miranda Lim) "Neural Control of Behavior" UCLA
  • 2004: Selected (along with labmates Heather Ross, Zoe Donaldson, and Miranda Lim) to attend the Gordon Research conference on Genes and Behavior in February

Martin, Lizabeth
  • 2005: Univ. Wisconsin Health and Emotion Symposium

Paquet, Maryse
  • 2005: Women in Neuroscience Travel Award
  • 2005: Eli Lilly Travel Award
  • 2005: Pfizer Student Travel Award

Institutional Awards:

  • Charlene Cole - PRISM Fellowship
  • Amanda Freeman - Dean's Teaching Fellowship 2005-2006 .
  • Jaime Hatcher - Piedmont Project Fellowship on integrating environment and sustainability in Teaching.