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Mind Science Foundation Awards $60,000 at ‘BrainStorm’ Neuroscience Pitch Competition

Oct. 16, 2019—Mind Science Foundation Awards $60,000 at ‘BrainStorm’ Neuroscience Pitch Competition  

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NSF funds Vanderbilt graduate trainee program to develop workplace innovations for those with autism

Sep. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt University will train a new generation of engineers and scientists to develop innovations that connect 21st-century workforce needs to the talents and abilities of neurodiverse individuals, such as those living along the autism spectrum, thanks to a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation. NSF funds Vanderbilt graduate trainee program to develop workplace...

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Graduate Student, Joe Luchsinger (Winder Lab), awarded research fellowship from the NIAAA

Jul. 18, 2019—Graduate Student, Joe Luchsinger, awarded research fellowship from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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Fuhrmann Awarded 2019 Catalyst Award for Innovative Research Approaches for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Jul. 18, 2019—Sabine Fuhrmann (Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences has been awarded $3000,000 RBP Catalyst Award for Innovative Research Approaches for Age-Related Macular Degeneration to support her research. This award is co-sponsored by the American Macular Degeneration Foundation. The award is designed to support novel, ground-breaking research into AMD, with the ultimate goal of creating effective treatments for...

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Graduate Student, Kellie Wilson awarded the HHMI Gilliam Fellowship

Jun. 24, 2019—Kellie Wilson (Winder lab) was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study. Congratulations Kellie!

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Graduate Student, Lauryn Luderman awarded NIDCR fellowship

Jun. 24, 2019—This past month, Lauryn Luderman (lab of Ela Knapik, Medicine) was awarded a fellowship from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research for her work on distinguishing the role of ERC1 isoforms in membrane trafficking during craniofacial and neuronal development. Congrats!

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Graduate Student, Gabriella DiCarlo (Wallace Lab), wins The Vivien Casagrande Neuroscience Travel Award

Apr. 25, 2019—The Vivien Casagrande Neuroscience Travel Award is given in recognition of outstanding research by a graduate student or post-doctoral scholar to support their travel for presenting their research at a conference. This award honors the outstanding scientific achievements of Professor Casagrande and her dedication to the career of young scientists at the graduate and post-doctoral stages of their career. The winner will receive travel support for up to $1,500 to...

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