I know what you did last year: Highlights of Neuroscience student accomplishments

Originally published August 2005.

Neuroscience students have seen quite a few success stories in the last few months from the awarding of 7 Ph.D.s to an article in Science. Here are some highlights:

Ph.D.’s Awarded:

Joanna Bonsall with Dr. Marla Luskin
Isadora Bielsky with Dr. Larry Young
Lisa Stanek with Drs. Mike Davis and Kerry Ressler
Liz Hammock with Dr. Larry Young
Anne-Elise Tobin with Dr. Ron Calabrese
Cary Zink with Dr. Greg Berns
Ricardo Caceda with Dr. Charles Nemeroff

 Research Fellowships:

Emory is currently tied with John’s Hopkin’s University in fourth place nationwide for funding of NRSA’s. We are preceeded only by Stanford, Harvard and UCSF.

 NIH NRSA’s:

Lisa Kreiner with Amy Lee (began 2/05)
Eric Backes with Scott Hemby (began 9/17/04)
Jasmeer Chhatwal with Kerry Ressler(began 8/1/04)
Kimberly Dougherty with Shawn Hochman (began 9/04)
Jennifer Felger with Andy Miller (9/04-9/07)
Dinesh Raju with Yoland Smith (Begin 9/1/05)
Lisa Imboden with Lian Li
Jill Bordelon with Chris Muly

 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship:

Todd Ahern-Honorable Mention

Other national awards:

Charlene Cole-FACES -Facilitating Academic Careers in Engineering and the Sciences
John Pullium-American Psychological Association Diversity Fellowship Program predoctoral fellowship and FACES – Facilitating Academic Careers in Engineering and Sciences predoctoral Fellowship.
Gus Davis-Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship from PhRMA

Teaching Fellowships:

Charlene Cole-PRISM Fellowship
Jaime Hatcher– Piedmont Project Fellowship on integrating environment and sustainability in Teaching.
Amanda Freeman-Dean’s Teaching Fellowship 2005-2006 and the International School of Biophysics.

Travel Awards:

Masa Kuwajima– Atlanta Chapter of SFN/Eli Lilly Graduate Student Travel Award
Elyse Katz-Travel Award to the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference in Toronto
Lizabeth Martin-2005 Univ. Wisconsin Health and Emotion Symposium and RIKEN Brain Science Institute Summer Lecture Series.
Maryse Paquet-Women in Neurosciences, Eli Lilly and Pfizer Student Travel Awards and best poster Award (3rd place) GDBBS Annual Symposium

Other Awards:

Zoe Donaldson was named to The Chancellor’s List.

Student Publications:

Please see our website at http://www.emory.edu/NEUROSCIENCE for a current list of student publications

Something missing? Contact Zoe at zdonald@emory.edu

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