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Individual Prizes and Fellowships

Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award recipient honored at Neuroscience 2013.

2013 Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Xandra O. Breakfield, PhD with SfN Past President Larry W. Swanson, PhD.

The Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual with outstanding career achievements in neuroscience who has also significantly promoted the professional advancement of women in neuroscience.

Recipients receive a $5,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The SfN president presents the prize at a lecture at the meeting, and the recipient is honored at the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Luncheon, held during the meeting.

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Achievement Awards Selection Committee

ChairpersonTerm Ends
Leslie P Tolbert, PhD
University of Arizona
Jill B Becker, PhD
Univ Michigan
Susan Y Bookheimer, PhD
Adrienne L Fairhall, PhD
Univ Washington
Christopher J Pittenger, PhD, MD
Yale University
Amita Sehgal, PhD
HHMI/Perelman School of Medicine At the University of Pennsylvania