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(Oct. 16, 2020)

Ellyn Riley awarded R21 grant from National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders

Ellyn Riley, associate professor in Communication Science and Disorders, has received an R21 grant from NIDCD to conduct research focused on improving aphasia outcomes though TDCS-mediated attention management.

Professor Sandra Hewett in her lab.

(Aug. 24, 2020)

Inspired Mentorship

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke recognizes neuroscience professor for “inspiring and guiding” brain scientists.

Headshot of Julia Riley

(May 21, 2020)

Julia Riley Awarded the 2020 Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) announces that Julia Riley ’20, a double major in biochemistry and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently received the first place award of the 2020 Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize. The annual prize is awarded to undergraduate researchers in their junior or senior year who demonstrate excellence in research.

(May 20, 2020)

Ph.D. Student Wins American Chemical Society Award for Blood-Brain Barrier Research

Nandhini Rajagopal, a biomedical and chemical engineering doctoral student in Professor Shikha Nangia’s research group in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has won the American Chemical Society’s prestigious Chemical Computing Group Research Excellence Award. This award recognizes exceptional research conducted by graduate students in the field of computational chemistry. The winners of the award are chosen based on the quality and significance of the research. Rajagopal will receive financial support to present her work at the national ACS meeting in the fall.

(April 1, 2020)

Three A&S graduate programs associated with the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience graduate concentration rank among US News and World Report top 50

Three A&S graduate programs associated with the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience graduate concentration rank among U.S. News and World Report top 50: Audiology (#29), Speech and Language Pathology (#32) and Clinical Psychology (#50).  Biological Sciences come in at #112.

(April 1, 2020)

Two Neuroscience undergraduates named 2020 Syracuse University Scholars

Two Neuroscience undergraduates (Alex Aguirre and Margaret Garber) have been named as the 2020 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

Sheila Shahidzadeh Sears in a labcoat.

(April 1, 2020)

Former Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate student, Dr. Sheila Shahidzadeh Sears nominated for the 2020 Epilepsia Open Prize

Former Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate student, Dr. Sheila Shahidzadeh Sears nominated for the 2020 Epilepsia Open Prize.

(May 13, 2019)

Kate Lewis Awarded Outstanding Faculty

Kate Lewis Awarded the James K. Duah-Agyeman Award for Outstanding Faculty

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