Erick was nominated by the School of Medicine for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research! This award is given by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and seeks to recognize a student’s outstanding research accomplishments. UROP will be sharing a video recognizing Erick during the UROP Symposium Engagement Hub and at the in-person Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, May 21st, 2022.
The Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral NRSA for MD/PhD students is intended to enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students who are pursuing a dual-doctoral degree.
Mehr was chosen by the Honors Committee to receive a Robert Ernst Prize in Biological Sciences for her 2021-2022 Excellence in Research project. Awardees will be honored at the Bio Sci Honors Convocation on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 6:30PM.
Dr. Robert Ernst received a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences in 1979 after retirement from a career in organic chemistry. He was fascinated by orchids and their physiology, and he grew orchids for many years, combining this interest with his academic knowledge. Since 1983, the Robert Ernst Prizes have been given for outstanding research in the area of plant biology and in biological sciences.
Ghalia was chosen by the Honors Committee to receive a Poster Award for her 2021-2022 Excellence in Research Project. Awardees will be honored at the Bio Sci Honors Convocation on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 6:30PM.
As part of the Excellence in Research program, students submitted posters which summarized their work in visual form. The Poster Awards recognize students for their exceptional posters.
Congratulations Ghalia and Mehr! We’re proud of you!
Our latest paper, “An extended amygdala-midbrain circuit controlling cocaine withdrawal-induced anxiety and reinstatement”, was published today in Cell Reports. Check it out here! This paper was a combined effort from the whole lab – congratulations to all!
From the CNLM: “This award was established in the School of Biological Sciences in 2003 by Carol Joyce Becker McGaugh and James L. McGaugh. The award is presented to an undergraduate student completing his/her 3rd year for outstanding research in the neurobiology of learning and memory. The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward a student who excels in both scholarship and research, and to support the student in completing research in their senior year.”
Ghalia Azouz, Mehr Bawa, and Karina Tran presented their Excellence in Research posters today! Congratulations on all your hard work!