Dr. Gordon Berman Receives 2019 Cottrell Scholar Award

The Research Corporation for Science Advancement, America's first foundation dedicated wholly to science, recently announced 24 recipients of its 2019 Cottrell Scholar Awards. Among the award winners is Gordon J. Berman, assistant professor of biology and faculty in the physics graduate program at Emory, for his project titled "Information Bottlenecks and the Neural Control of Behavior in Fruit Flies." He is also a faculty member in the NS program.

The Cottrell Scholar Award provides $100,000 to each recipient identified as a leader in integrating science teaching and research at a top U.S. research university or a primarily undergraduate institution. The program is also designed to foster synergy among faculty at major American research universities and primarily undergraduate institutions through an annual networking event. This year’s Cottrell Scholar Conference will be held July 10-12 in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to draw about 100 top educators from around the U.S.

For more information about the Cottrell Scholar Award and a full list of recipients, please visit this link.

This story was featured in Thoughtwork, March 4, 2019, Volume 19, Number 25.