2010-11 Honors and Awards

Predoctoral NRSA Awards:

  • David Bass (NRSA) - Advisor Joe Mann
  • David Ehrlich (NRSA) - Advisor Don Rainnie
  • Erin Hecht (NRSA) - Advisor Lisa Parr
  • Christopher Makinson (NRSA) - Advisor Andrew Escayg
  • Nikki Sawyer (NRSA) - Advisor Andrew Escayg
  • Katy Shepard (NRSA) - Advisor Robert Liu

Other National Awards:

  • Laura Mariani - American Heart Association
  • Nikki Sawyer - ARCS Fellowship
  • Kate O'Toole - NIH K12 Fellowship

Travel and other Awards:

  • Nikki Sawyer - Travel Award, Southeast Neuroscience Conference
  • Brittany Howell - Travel Award, Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion
  • Mallory Bowers - Travel Award, Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion
  • Vasiliki Michopoulos - Travel Award, Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion
  • Cecilia Prudente - Travel Award, 5th International Dystonia Symposium in Barcelona, Spain
  • Yanjie Fan - Travel Award, 34th Annual Meeting of Japanese Neuroscience Society in Yokohama, Japan
  • Meriem Gaval-Cruz - Travel Award, Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines (invited speaker)

Teaching Fellowships and Awards:

  • Rebecca Meyer - SIRE Teaching Fellowship
  • James Burkett - GDBBS Student Teaching Award
  • Sara Freeman - Emory Dean's Teaching Fellowship

Other Honors and Awards:

  • James Burkett - SPINR Fellow
  • Ming-fai Fong - Petit Scholar Mentor, Georgia Tech Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience
  • Kevin Fomalont - Early Experience, Stress, and Neurobehavioral Development Center Traineeship
  • Erin Hecht - Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
  • Erin Hecht - Wenner-Gren Osmundsen Initiative Award
  • Vasiliki Michopoulos - TL1 Medical Science Trainee for Dual Degree (PhD/MSCR)
  • Kate O'Toole - Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA)
  • Kate O'Toole - TEACRS Program at Tufts University
  • Cecilia Prudente - Abstract Winner, 5th International Dystonia Symposium in Barcelona, Spain
  • Seyed Safavynia - Petit Scholar, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biomedical Engineering