Awardees Selected to Present Their Research at the 12th Federation of European Neuroscience Societies Forum
Washington, D.C. — Eight members of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) have been selected from a highly competitive applicant pool to attend to the 12th Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum from July 11 – 15, 2020. The eight PhD candidates or postdoctoral fellows, with a U.S., Canadian, or Mexican citizenship or permanent residency, and first authors of their abstract to be presented at the Forum, were chosen based on the scientific merit of their submitted abstract, academic and research achievements and productivity, and drive to advance their career goals.
The awardees are:
- Maude Bordeleau, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
- Cesar Echavarria, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Ayuno Nakahashi, Université de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
- Euan Parnell, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
- Andrew Riquier, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska
- Gareth Rurak, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
- Dongyu Wei, PhD, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
- Catherine Hume, PhD, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The FENS Forum Travel Award is part of a partnership SfN has with FENS. Each organization provides travel award programs for graduate students who have reached PhD candidacy and/or postdoctoral fellows, to attend their respective meetings. SfN offers up to 15 travel awards for participation in the FENS Forum, which takes place biennially.
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is an organization of more than 36,000 basic scientists and clinicians who study the brain and the nervous system.