Individual Prizes and Fellowships

Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience

2014 Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience recipients Roger Nicoll, PhD, and Richard Tsien, DPhil.

2014 Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience recipients Roger Nicoll, PhD, and Richard Tsien, DPhil, with 2014 SfN President Carol Mason.

The Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience honors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to neuroscience throughout his or her career.

The highest recognition conferred by SfN, the Gerard Prize is named for Dr. Ralph W. Gerard, a revered neuroscientist who was instrumental in establishing SfN and served as honorary president 1970-1974.

Recipients receive a $25,000 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.

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Ralph W. Gerard Prize Selection Committee

ChairpersonTerm Ends
Nicholas C Spitzer, PhD
UCSD
11/17/2018
Members 
Frances E Jensen, MD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
12/31/2016
Eve E Marder, PhD
Volen Center
12/31/2016
John M O'keefe, PhD
Univ Col London
12/31/2017
Marcus E Raichle, MD
Washington Univ Sch Med
12/31/2016
Michael N Shadlen, MD, PhD
HHMI & Columbia University
12/31/2017
Carla J Shatz, PhD
James H. Clark Center
12/31/2017
Leslie B. Vosshall, PhD
The Rockefeller University
11/15/2017

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