Accolades

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

The University of Virginia's Harrison Undergraduate Research Award program funds outstanding undergraduate research projects conducted by current first-, second-, and third-year full-time UVA undergraduate students who work under the guidance of a University of Virginia faculty member. Each recipient plans and implements a substantial and significant research project. Applicants are urged to think creatively in designing their research projects and applications that integrate different areas and approaches are encouraged. More information about this award is available here. The following Neuroscience Majors have been recipients of this award:

2019-2020 Recipients, Listed Alphabetically (Graduation Class)

Robin Bai (2020)         

Krystyna Cios (2021)

Nisha Dabhi (2020)

Elsa Nylund (2020)

Lasyapriya Pidaparthi (2020)

Samantha Strohm (2020)

Elizabeth Wat (2020)

Isabelle Witteveen (2020)

2018-2019 Recipients, Listed Alphabetically (Graduation Class)

Patrick Andrews (2019)         

Samantha Crowley (2020)

Diogo Miguel Goncalves Fortes (2019)

Madison Hecht (2019)

Dove-Anna Johnson (2020)

Aman Kapadia (2019)

Sara Martin (2019)

Mary Grace Milam (2019)

Rahul Patel (2019)

Vignesh Rajasekaran (2020)

Alisha Sahu (2019)

Jimmy Woznak (2019)

2017-2018 Recipients, Listed Alphabetically (Grauation Class)

Joseph Ephrem (2018)           

Lucy Jin (2018)

Alex Lupi (2018)

Thomas Parks Remcho (2018)

Benjamin Scott Winter (2018)


Double Hoo Research Grant Recipients

The Double Hoo Research Grant supports pairs of undergraduate and graduate scholars seeking to pursue research together. The program is intended to encourage collaborative interaction between the undergraduate and graduate communities throughout the University. These collaborations provide opportunities for more advanced research for undergraduates and valuable mentoring experiences for the graduate student. More information about this award may be found here. These Neuroscience Majors have been recipients of this award:

2019-2020 Recipients, Listed Alphabetically (Graduation Class)

Alison Goldstein (Class of 2021) For her project in collaboration with Amalia McDonald (Psychology-Graduate student)

Jeewoo Kim (Class 0f 2020 who received additional funding) For her project in collaboration with Sihan Li (Biochemistry-Molecular Genetics major in School of Medicine)

2018-2019 Recipients, Listed Alphabetically (Graduation Class)

Megan Chappell (Class of 2019) For her project in collaboration with Anthony Fernandez-Castaneda (5th year Medicine)

Kate Haynes (Class of 2019) For her project in collaboration with Caroline Kelsey (Psychology-Grad).

Jeewoo Kim (Class 0f 2020) For her project in collaboration with Sihan Li (Biochemistry-Molecular Genetics major in School of Medicine)

Zeming Eileen Zheng (Class of 2019) For her project incollaboration with Piotr Przanowski (Post-Doc School of Medicine)

2017-2018 Recipients, Listed Alphabetically (Graduation Class)

Kate Haynes (Class of 2019) For her project in collaboration with Caroline Kelsey (Psychology-Grad).

Zeming Eileen Zheng (Class of 2019) For her project incollaboration with Robyn Sherman (Biochemistry-Molecular Genetics graduate student)


Stull Family Undergraduate Research Award

The Stull Family Undergraduate Research Award program funds an outstanding undergraduate research project conducted by current first-, second-, and third-year full-time UVA undergraduate student who is working under the guidance of a University of Virginia faculty member and is an active member of a fraternity or sorority. The following Neuroscience Majors have been recipients of this award:

Connor Haynes (Class of 2020) Researching how each of the senses' own unique circuits form, which will help discern the mystery surrounding the brain's responses to stimuli.

Calli Bellinger (Class of 2019) Researching the sexual bias toward males in autism through the mouse model of autism and maternal immune activation.


Rahul Patel (Class of 2019): awarded the Schwager Scholarship, which supports ten weeks of summer research in a UVA biology laboratory or at the Mountain Lake Biological Station under the direction of a Biology faculty mentor.


McKenzie Prillaman (Class of 2017): received the UVA College Minerva Award which funds scholarly projects conducted by College students during the summer.


Aman Manglamurti (Class of 2017): awarded a Hutcheson Foundation Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship.