2011-2012 Honors and Awards

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

  • Katie Barrett - Advisor Larry Young
  • Ming-fai Fong - Advisors Pete Wenner and Steve Potter

Predoctoral NRSA Awards

  • Santiago Archila - Advisor Astrid Prinz
  • David Bass - Advisor Joe Manns
  • Mallory Bowers - Advisor Kerry Ressler
  • Sarah DeWitt - Advisor Donald Rainnie
  • David Ehrlich - Advisor Donald Rainnie
  • S. Alisha Epps - Advisor David Weinshenker
  • Kalynda Gonzales - Advisors Thomas Wichmann and Yoland Smith
  • Erin Hecht - Advisor Lisa Parr
  • Brittany Howell - Advisor Mar Sanchez
  • Christopher Makinson - Advisor Andrew Escayg
  • Jeanne McKeon - Advisor Lian Li
  • Yvonne Ogbonmwan - Advisor David Weinshenker
  • Nikki Sawyer - Advisor Andrew Escayg
  • Katy Shepard - Advisor Robert Liu

Teaching Fellowships and Awards

  • Sara Freeman - Emory Crystal Apple award for excellence in teaching
  • Sara Freeman - Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Curriculum Development Fellow
  • Lucy Guillory - NSF PRISM/STEM GK-12 Teaching Fellowship
  • Rebecca Meyer - ORDER Teaching Fellowship
  • Orion Keifer - HHMI/STEP Curriculum Development Graduate Fellowship
  • Orion Keifer - Emory GDBBS Student Mentor Award
  • Rachael Stewart - Emory GDBBS Student Mentor Award
  • Santiago Archila - IRACDA Scholars in Science (ISIS) post-doctoral research/teaching fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Rebecca Meyer - HHMI Curriculum Development Fellowship
  • Orion Keifer - Best Talk at "Eat. Talk. Teach. Run." Emory Graduate Teaching Initiative

Travel Awards

  • Brittany Howell - Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion
  • Brittany Howell - International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
  • Santiago Archila - "60 Years of the Hodgkin-Huxley Model" Conference
  • Cecilia Prudente - International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
  • Cecilia Prudente - Dystonia Coalition Meeting
  • Travis Rotterman - Training course in Neurophotonics at Centre de Reserche Universite Laval

Other Honors and Awards

  • Santiago Archila - Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA)
  • Christina Nemeth - American Heart Association's 2012 Greater Southeast Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Rachael Stewart - National Eye Institute Training Grant
  • Drew Solyst - Scholars Program in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Research (SPINR) Fellow
  • Drew Solyst - Alumni Doctoral Scholarship, St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Cecilia Prudente - Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research
  • Cecilia Prudente - Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) Pilot Projects Program
  • Harry Aung - Research to Prevent Blindness Pilot Grant