FUN Faculty Awards

 

The Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience annually recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to undergraduate neuroscience.  These awards are based on peer nominations and are announced at the FUN Social and Poster Session at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. The specific awards and previous winners are listed below. To nominate a member for 2017, please email a short letter of nomination explaining your reasons for nominating to ajstavnezer@wooster.edu. The deadline for nominations for 2017 is September 1.

 

FUN Career and Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Career and Lifetime Achievement awards are FUN's highest honor and are based on a nominating letter from a member. The Career and Lifetime Achievement Awards will be given from time to time, to recognize individuals who have made outstanding efforts on behalf of undergraduate neuroscience education and research. Outstanding efforts may include singular achievements that have provided wide benefit to the undergraduate neuroscience community, or sustained efforts across years.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

  • 2015 Steven Zottoli
  • 2014 Carol Ann Paul
  • 2012 Steven George
  • 2011 Andrew Mickley
  • 2010 Alan Gittis
  • 2009 Andy Sinauer
  • 2008 Jeanne Narum
  • 2006 Ron Hoy
  • 2004 Jeff Wilson
  • 2003 Gary Dunbar
  • 2002 Dennison Smith
  • 2002 Jack Boitano

Career Achievement Award Winners

  • 2016 Wesley P. Jordan and  Douglas Weldon
  • 2015 Lee Coates
  • 2014 Bruce Johnson
  • 2013 Edward Bilsky
  • 2012 Richard Olivo
  • 2010 Michael Kinder
  • 2007 Eric Wiertelak
  • 2006 Eric Chudler
  • 2005 Felix Schweizer
  • 2004 Debbie Colbern
  • 2001 Julio Ramirez

 Carol Ann Paul FUN Educator of the Year Award

The Educator Award is given annually to a regular member or fellow of FUN in recognition of notable efforts related to promoting effective teaching of neuroscience at the undergraduate level, and is based on a nominating letter from a member. 

  • 2016 Elaine Reynolds
  • 2015 Mary Morrison
  • 2014 Wes Colgan
  • 2013 Michael Ruscio and Christopher Korey
  • 2012 Patsy Dickinson
  • 2011 Dorothy Kozlowski
  • 2010 Amanda Clinton
  • 2009 Mark Bradford
  • 2008 Alan Gittis
  • 2007 Ann E. Stuart and Andrew Mickley
  • 2006 Robert Wyttenbach
  • 2005 Richard Olivo
  • 2004 Mary Lou Caspers
  • 2003 Cheryl Frye
  • 2002 Barbara Lom
  • 2001 Bruce Johnson, Carol Ann Paul, and JoAnn Berger-Sweeney

FUN Service Award

The Service Award will be given from time to time, to recognize individuals who have made outstanding efforts towards the continuing development of FUN as an organization.

  • 2016 Jeffrey Smith
  • 2015 Jennifer Yates
  • 2014 Jean Hardwick
  • 2013 Ronald Bayline
  • 2012 Bob Calin-Jageman
  • 2011 Karen Parfitt and Gary Dunbar
  • 2009 Barbara Lom
  • 2008 Gayle Brosnan-Watters

FUN Mentor Award

The Mentor Award will be given from time to time, to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions as mentors for young neuroscientists.

  • 2016 Lora Becker
  • 2015 Anthony Kline
  • 2014 Barbara Lom
  • 2012 Leslie Sargent-Jones
  • 2011 Julio Ramirez
  • 2009 Gary Muir, Shelly Dickinson, and Eric Wiertelak
  • 2006 Malathi Srivatsan
  • 2000 Dale Sengelaub