To recognize outstanding contributions of faculty, post docs, students and staff in the WashU Neuroscience Community.

The Neuroscience Program Steering Committee is hosting the second annual Neuroscience Community Awards Program! The awards recognize the efforts of faculty and trainees in teaching, mentorship, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.  All faculty and trainees in the WashU Neuroscience Community are eligible. Each awardee will receive a cash prize and recognition at the awards ceremony.

Nominations are closed.

Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2022 winners!

Award categories

1. The Award for Excellence in Teaching (Faculty):

This award recognizes a faculty member who has shown outstanding commitment to teaching in the neuroscience community.


2. The Award for Excellence in Teaching (Students):

This award recognizes a graduate student who has shown outstanding commitment to teaching in the neuroscience community.


3. The Award for Outstanding Mentorship (Faculty, Staff, Postdocs, Students):

This award recognizes a member of the neuroscience community who has shown excellence in mentorship.


4. The Award for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion (Faculty):

This award recognizes a faculty member in the neuroscience community who has shown a strong commitment to creating diverse and inclusive spaces, programs, or laboratories.


5. The Award for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion (Students):

This award recognizes a graduate student in the neuroscience community who has shown a strong commitment to promoting diverse and inclusive spaces through mentorship or advocacy.

Previous winners of Neuroscience Community Awards

2020

Award for Excellence in Teaching (Faculty)

  • Martha Bagnall, PhD (WashU Neuroscience)
  • Steven Mennerick, PhD (WashU Psychiatry)

Award for Excellence in Teaching (Students)

  • Lorenzo Lones (Neuroscience PhD Program)

Award for Outstanding Mentorship (Faculty, Staff, Postdocs, Students)

  • Joseph Dougherty, PhD (WashU Genetics)

Award for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion (Faculty)

  • Erik Herzog, PhD (WashU Biology)

Award for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion (Students)

  • Annie Zheng (Neuroscience PhD Program)
  • Peppar Cyr, MPhil (Neuroscience PhD Program)

Questions?  Contact Marwa Mikati, Jennifer Lawrence, or Simona Sarafinovska (Student Representatives, Neuroscience Program Steering Committee)