Brain and cognitive sciences


All students are brain and cognitive sciences majors.

Angus MacDonald Awards--for excellence in undergraduate teaching

Ben Balas G, Pittsburgh

Corey Harwell G, Louisville, Ky.

Itamar Kahn G, Rehovot, Israel

Serkan Oray G, Denver

Alex Rivest G, Arlington, Mass.

Richard Russell G, Oakland, Calif.

Walle Nauta Award--for excellence in graduate teaching

David Badre G, Jasper, Ga.

Brandon Farley G, Minneapolis

BCS Awards--for continuing dedication to teaching

Charlene Ellsworth G, Ballston Spa, N.Y.

Josh McDermott G, Arlington, Va.

Yuri Ostrovsky G, Swampscott, Mass.

Amy Pooler G, Wiscasset, Maine

Ned Sahin G, Boston

Nathan Witthoft G, Philadelphia

Walle J.H. Nauta Award--for outstanding research in brain and cognitive sciences

Michelle Machon '04, Albion, R.I.

Irit Rappley '04, Cambridge, Mass.

Hans-Lukas Teuber Award--for outstanding academics in brain and cognitive sciences

Mariko Jameson '04, Henderson, Nev.

Izzat Jarudi '04, Westwood, Mass.

Martin Kurtev '04, Chicago

Sarah Laszlo '04, Billings, Mon.

Caitlin Schein '04, Bloomfield Township, Mich.

Honorable mention for leadership in the BCS Society

Kimberly Kempadoo '05, Hillcrest, N.Y.

Honorable mention for excellent work in a particular subject

Anna Holt '05, Lenexa, Kan.

Honorable mention for outstanding academic record

Melanie Cornejo '05, Lima, Peru

Farhan Merali '05, Toronto

Sidharth Puram '05, Edina, Minn.

Lara Rogers '05, Puyallup, Wash.

Outstanding Thesis Awards

David Freedman, Ph.D. 2002, New Haven, Conn.

Elizabeth Kensinger, Ph.D. 2003, Kansas City

Rebecca Saxe, Ph.D. 2003, Toronto

James Schummers, Ph.D. 2003, Baltimore

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 2, 2004 (download PDF).


Topics: Neuroscience, Awards, honors and fellowships

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