JLSI Student Awards and Achievements

NCAA awards

  • Recipient, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship (2016-2017): Ciny John
  • Recipient, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Newell Doctoral Fellowship (2016-2017): Stephanie Kelly
  • Recipients, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Graduate Diversity Fellowship (2016-2017): Ciny John, Emir (Tyrone) Penserga and James Jaggard 
  • Recipient, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Thesis and Dissertation Scholarship (2016-2017): Joan Lora 
  • Recipients, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Dissertation of the Year Award (2016-2017): Ciny John and Joan Lora
  • Recipients, FAU Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Scholarship (2016-2017): First Runner-Up and Heat 8 First Runner-Up: Stephanie Kelly; Second Runner-Up and Heat 2 Winner and People’s Choice Winner: Keith Murphy
  • Recipient, Outstanding College of Science Graduate Student of the Year, (FAU Northern Campus Achievement Award (2016-2017): Emir (Tyrone) Penserga
  • Recipients, FAU Department of Biological Sciences Vincent Sarino Scholarship (2016-2017): Stephanie Kelly and Melissa Slocumb
  • Recipient, FAU Department of Biological Sciences John Nambu Scholarship for Molecular Biology: Priyanka Kakad

JLSI Student Awards and Achievements-Previous Years

  • Joan Lora, a doctoral IBAN student, was an author on memory study published in Biological Psychiatry. (November 23, 2016)
  • IBAN student Keith R. Murphy is the primary author of a paper about how different foods can play roles in the immediate effects of sleep. (November 23, 2016)
  • FAU Brain Institute postdoc, Matthew Robson, Ph.D., granted Young Investigator Award (October 2016)
  • Integrative Biology and Neuroscience (IB-N) student, Daniel E. Wilson publishes his work titled, "Orientation selectivity and the functional clustering of synaptic inputs in primary visual cortex," in Nature Neuroscience.
  • Research Supplement to Promote Diversity from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (6/2016-5/2017): Roberto Hernandez (Greg Macleod’s laboratory).
  • Recipient, Outstanding Student of the Year (FAU Northern Campus Achievement Award April 2016): Stephanie Kelly.
  • Recipients, Lifelong Learning Society Scholarship (FAU Northern Campus Achievement Award April 2016): Monica Risley and  Dorota Tokmina-Roszyk.
  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Newell Doctoral Fellowship (2015-2016): Monica Risley.
  • Recipient, The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Graduate Fellowship for Academic Excellence (2015-2016): Stephanie Kelly.
  • Recipient, The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science 2015 Dissertation of the Year Award: Shweta Singh. 
  • Recipients, Travel Awards to Bonn International Graduate School (BIGS) Meeting in Germany (November 2015): Nanna Ásgeirsdóttir, Joan Lora and Jennifer Krill.
  • Recipient, First Place Award for Best Presentation at Bonn International Graduate School (BIGS) Meeting in Germany (November 2015): Joan Lora.
  • Recipients, Saurino Scholarship (2015-2016): Ciny John and Shweta Singh.
  • Recipient, Krinzman Scholarhip (November 2015): Karlis Justs.
  • Representatives, IB Ph.D. Program at FAU Day in Tallahassee (November 2015): Stephanie Kelly and Emir (Tyrone) Penserga.
  • Participants, Electrophysiology Course “ELECTRAIN 2015” at Georg-August-Universitat in Goettingen in May 2015 (will serve as an FAU course model): Brandon Lloyd and Monica Risley.
  • Participants, “Neurizons In Molecular Biology” Meeting at The Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Goettingen (May 2015): Brandon Lloyd, Monica Risley and Nanna Ásgeirsdóttir.
  • Recipients, Saurino Scholarship (April 2014): Monica Risley, Brandon Lloyd and Kent Fairchild.
  • Recipient, Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year from the College of Science (FAU Northern Campus Achievement Award April 2014): Monica Risley.
  • Recipients, Lifelong Learning Society Scholarship (FAU Northern Campus Achievement Award April 2015): Emir (Tyrone) Penserga and Priyanka Kakad.
  • Recipient, First Place Award in Interdisciplinary Category (FAU GPSA Research Day March 2015): Olena Makhnyeva.
  • Recipients, FAU 2015 Pilot GRIP (Graduate Research and Inquiry Program) Award, Emir (Tyrone) Penserga and Ye Sun.
 Last Modified 7/18/17