Institute of Neuroscience (ION) Poster Award

AWARD DETAILS

The Institute of Neuroscience (ION) will sponsor two $300 awards at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. One award will be given to an undergraduate student who is presenting a poster, is a declared Neuroscience major or involved in research that involves observation or experimental manipulation of the nervous system of any organism.  ION is committed to broadening the participation of individuals in neuroscience research in traditionally underrepresented groups. A second ION diversity and equity award ($300) will be presented to a student who is part of an underrepresented group and is a declared Neuroscience major or involved in research that involves observation or experimental manipulation of the nervous system of any organism.

2022 AWARD RECIPIENTS

$300 ION Oral/Poster Award

  • Amanda Linskens "Decreasing Hunchback and Bicoid Levels in Pair1 Neurons Alters the Pair1 Circuit in Drosophila

$300 ION Diversity and Equity Award

  • Tyler Ramos "A Homeodomain Protein Generates Neuronal Diversity and Connectivity in the Drosophila Lamina"

2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS

$300 ION Oral/Poster Award

$300 ION Diversity and Equity Award

Award specific Eligibility criteria

  • "ION Poster Award"
    • Declared Neuroscience major or other major and is involved in studying the nervous system
  • "ION Diversity and Equity Award"
    • Part of an underrepresented group, and is a declared Neuroscience major or other major and is involved in studying the nervous system

Award AMOUNTs

  • One (1) $300 ION Poster Award 
  • One (1) $300 ION Diversity and Equity Award

Sponsorship

Institute of Neuroscience