Student + PostDoc Fellowships

The Neuroscience Department's excellence is a reflection of our incredibly talented Graduate students and Postdocs. Those that have received Fellowships in recognition for their work are listed below.

Graduate Students in Neuroscience:

Bilal Bari 2016-2019 NIH F30 NRSA – Predoctoral Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowship PI: Jeremiah Cohen/Dwight Bergles
Megha Subramanian 2016-2017 Autism Science Foundation Predoctoral Training Award PI: Mollie Meffert
Elena Lopez Ortega 2014-2016 La Caixa Fellowship for graduate studies in the USA PI: Richard Huganir
Kyle Cavagnini 2016 Drescher Endowment Graduate Medical Research Award PI: Mollie Meffert
Mai Nakamura 2016 Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging PI: Shanthini Sockanathan
Bilal Bari 2016 Society of Biological Psychiatry 2016 Predoctoral Scholar Award PI: Jeremiah Cohen/Dwight Bergles
Daniel Silverman 2016 Visual Science Training Program Fellowship PI: King-Wai Yau
David Ottenheimer 2016 First Place in the 2016 Lasker Essay Contest PI: Patricia Janak
Yi Zhou 2016 American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship PI: Hongjun Song
Mark Sabbagh 2016 Individual Predoctoral NRSA for MD/PhD Fellowships PI: Jeremy Nathans
Maxime Chevée 2016 Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Ph.D. Fellowship PI: Solange Brown
Manish Pranjpe 2015 Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship PI: Mollie Meffert
Joshua Schwartz 2015 National Science Foundation GROW Fellowship PI: Mollie Meffert
Timour Al-Khindi 2015 HHMI International Student Research Fellowship PI: Alex Kolodkin
Kevin Monk 2015 Visual Science Training Program Training Fellowship PI: Marshall Shuler
Wendy Xin 2015 Fellows Award for Research Excellence, National Institutes of Health PI: Antonello Bonci
Maxime Chevée 2015 The Kelly Award PI: Solange Brown
Bilal Bari 2015 Kelly Young Scholars Award PI: Jeremiah Cohen/Dwight Bergles
Bilal Bari 2015 MENSA Award Diana Mossip Memorial Scholarship PI: Jeremiah Cohen/Dwight Bergles
Joseph Bedont 2015 Alicia Showalter Reynolds Research Award PI: Seth Blackshaw
Juhyun Kim 2014 Baltimore Society for Neuroscience - best postdoc poster award in the molecular and cellular category PI: Solange Brown
Wendy Xin 2013-2016 Graduate Research Fellow, National Science Foundation PI: Antonello Bonci
Wendy Xin 2013 Thomas J. and Mary L. Kelly Award for Young Scholars, Johns Hopkins University PI: Antonello Bonci
Chanel Matney 2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship PI: Solange Brown
Junjie Guo 2012 Harold M. Weintraub Award PI: Hongjun Song
Daniel Lee 2012 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: Seth Blackshaw
Juhyun Kim 2011-2012 National Research Foundation of Korea Fellowship PI: Solange Brown
Chanel Matney 2011-2012 Turock Award PI: Solange Brown
Ryota Matsuoka 2011 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: Alex Kolodkin
Ting Guo 2011 David Israel Macht Research Award PI: David Ginty
Michael David Kornberg 2011 Nupur Dinesh Research Award PI: Solomon Snyder
Shuohao Sun 2011 William and Mary Drescher Award First Year Rotating Student
Xiaoyue Wang 2010 Hans Joaquim Prochaska Award PI: Craig Montell
Catherine Weisz 2010 Alicia Showalter Reynolds Research Award PI: Paul Fuchs & Elisabeth Glowatzki
Tiffany Link 2010 Michael A. Shanoff Research Award Michael Caterina
Ning Cheng 2009 Paul Erlich Research Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Ivy Dick 2009 Alicia Showalter Reynolds Research Award PI: David Yue
Lindsay DeBiase 2009 Robert Goodman Scholar Neurosciences Award PI: Dwight Bergles
Andrew Kim (BCMB) 2009 Paul Erlich Research Award PI: Xinzhong Dong
Tanya Marton 2009 Turock Family Foundation Research Award PI: Paul Worley
Gerald Sun 2009 William and Mary Drescher Research Award PI: Hongjun Song
Michael R. Tadross 2009 Michael A. Shanoff Research Award PI: David Yue
Sasrutha Wickramasinghe 2009 Martin & Carol Macht Research Award PI: David Ginty
Jonathan Williford 2009 Fred and Ruth Kort Young Scholar Award PI: Rudiger von der Heydt
Emily Wood 2009 Turock Young Scientist Award PI: Daniel Reich
Nicolas Tritsch 2008 David Israel Macht Award and Harold Weintraub Award PI: Dwight Bergles
Xin Duan 2008 Nupur Dinesh kdi Award PI: Hongjun Song
Andre Sdrulla 2008 Paul Erlich Award PI: Richard Huganir & Paul Worley
Alyssa Toda 2008 Thomas J. and Mary L. Kelly Award PI: Richard Huganir & Paul Worley
Gabriela Cantarero 2008 William and Mary Drescher Award PI: Pablo Celnik & Amy Bastian
Steven Eliades 2007 Paul Ehrlich Award PI: Xiaoqin Wang
Young Kwon 2007 Paul Ehrlich Award PI: Craig Montell
Cheuk Leung 2007 Nupur Dinesh Thekdi Award PI: Randall Reed
His-Wen Liao 2007 Paul Ehrlich Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Ting Guo 2006 Thomas J and Mary Kelly Young Scholar Award PI: David Ginty
Meenakshi Rao 2006 Michael A. Shanoff Award PI: Shanthini Sockanathan
Jordan Steinberg 2006 Nupur Dinesh Thekdi Award PI: Richard Huganir
Chih-Ying Su 2006 Mette Strand Research Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Xiaoyue Wang 2006 Hfans Joaquim Prochaska Award PI: Craig Montell
Vikas Bhandawat 2005 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Ting Guo 2005 Thomas J. and Mary L Kelly Young Scholar Award PI: David Ginty
Yanhua Huang 2005 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: Dwight Bergles
David B. Kantor 2005 Martin and Carol Macht Research Award PI: Alex Kolodkin
Shih-Chun Lin 2005 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: Dwight Bergles
David Baranano 2003 Hans Joaquim Prochaska Research Award PI: Solomon Snyder
Haining Zhong 2002 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Donna Hansel 2001 David Israel Macht Award PI: Gabriele Ronnett
Jun Xia 2001 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: Richard Huganir
Sohyun Ahn 2000 Martin & Carol Macht Research Award PI: David Ginty
Carlos Aizenman-Stern 1999 David Israel Macht Research Award PI: David Linden
Kevin O’Donovan 1999 Mette Strand Research Award PI: Jay Baraban
Samie Jaffrey 1999 Hans Joaquim Prochaska Research Award PI: Solomon Snyder
Hualing Dong 1999 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: Richard Huganir
Andrew Cameron 1998 Hans Joaquim Prochaska Research Award PI: Solomon Snyder
David Cory Adamson 1998 David Israel Macht Research Award PI: Ted Dawson
Hung-Hsiang Yu 1998 Paul Ehrlich Research Award PI: Alex Kolodkin
David Sabatini 1997 Michael A. Shanoff Research Award PI: Solomon Snyder
Michael Ehlers 1996 David Israel Macht Award PI: Richard Huganir

Postdoctoral Fellows in Neuroscience:

Jennifer Orthmann Murphy 2018 Co-Chair, Gordon Research Seminar on Myelin PI: Dwight Bergles
Priyanka Pundir 2016-2019 Canadian Institutes of Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship PI: Xinzhong Dong
Jocelyn Richard 2016-2018 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant PI: Patricia Janak
Amit Agarwal 2016-2018 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation PI: Dwight Bergles
Wendy Yue 2016 Michael A. Shanoff Young Investigator Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Jennifer Orthmann Murphy 2016 Best Young Investigator Poster Prize at ACTRIMS(American Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis) Conference PI: Dwight Bergles
Phillippe Vincent 2016 European Molecular Biology Organization Fellowship PI: Elisabeth Glowatzki
Jeffrey Ehmsen 2016 Burroughs Wellcome Collaborative Research Travel Grant PI: Solomon Snyder
Amit Agarwal 2016 W. Barry Wood Jr. Young Investigator Award, Johns Hopkins University PI: Dwight Bergles
Amit Agarwal 2016 ENS-IBRO/PERC travel grant, FENS Forum 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark PI: Dwight Bergles
Hongdian Yang 2016 Paul Ehrlich Young Investigator Award, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine PI: Dan O'Connor
Frederica Lucantonio 2015-2018 Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellowship PI: Jeremiah Cohen
Jeffrey Ehmsen 2015-2017 Maryland Stem Cell Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship PI: Solomon Snyder
Christina Timmerman 2015 FRAXA Postdoctoral Fellowship PI: Mollie Meffert
Jennifer Orthmann Murphy 2015 Best Platform Presentation at the National MS Society Tykeson Fellows Conference PI: Dwight Bergles
Bindu Paul 2015 Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award PI: Solomon Snyder
Jeffrey Ehmsen 2015 Helmsley Fellowship (CSHL) PI: Solomon Snyder
Jennifer Orthmann Murphy 2014-2017 National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Postdoctoral Award fellowship grant PI: Dwight Bergles
Brian Lee 2014 National Eye Institute Fellowship PI: Seth Blackshaw
Hongdian Yang 2014 Best poster award, Greater Baltimore Society for Neuroscience Chapter PI: Dan O'Connor
Jocelyn Richard 2013-2016 NIAAA National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship PI: Patricia Janak
Amit Agarwal 2013 Best Poster award at 3rd Tykeson Fellows Conference on Multiple Sclerosis PI: Dwight Bergles
Amit Agarwal 2011-2014 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Post-doctoral Fellowship PI: Dwight Bergles
Wendy Yue 2011-2013 Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship PI: King-Wai Yau
Roger Lee Clem Jr 2011 Daniel Nathans Research Award PI: Richard Huganir
Youngsoeck Lee 2011 McGehee Harvey Research Award PI: Craig Montel
Qin Liu 2011 Helen B. Taussig Research Award PI: Xinzhong Dong
Jooho Shin 2011 Alfred Blalock Research Award PI: Ted Dawson
Wenqin Luo 2010 A. McGehee Harvey Research Award PI: David Ginty
Nilkantha Sen 2010 W. Barry Wood Jr. Research Award PI: Solomon Snyder
Srini Subramaniam 2010 PI: Solomon Snyder
Tracy Tran 2010 Alfred Blalock Research Award PI: Alex Kolodkin
Xin Ye 2010 Martin & Carol Macht Research Award PI: Jeremy Nathans
Michael Tri Hoang Do 2009 W. Barry Wood, Jr. Research Awards PI: King-Wai Yau
Akishi Onishi 2009 A. McGehee Harvey Young Investigator Award PI: Seth Blackshaw
Kartik Venkatachalam 2009 Daniel Nathans Research Award PI: Craig Montell
Ye Yan 2009 Albert Lehninger Research Award PI: Shanthini Sockanathan
Hsi-Wen Liao 2007 Paul Ehrlich Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Akishi Onishi 2009 Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Research Award PI: Seth Blackshaw
Wenqin Luo 2006 A. McGehee Harvey Research Award PI: David Ginty
Chenghua Gu 2005 W. Barry Wood Jr. Research Award PI: David Ginty
Rejji Kuruvilla 2005 Helen B. Taussig Research Award PI: David Ginty
Damian B. van Rossum 2005 Albert Lehninger Research Award (shared) PI: Solomon Snyder
Samer Hattar 2004 Albert Lehninger Award PI: King-Wai Yau
Hongbo R. Luo 2004 W. Barry Jr. Research Award PI: Solomon Snyder
Jeroen Pasterkamp 2004 Daniel Nathans Research Award PI: Alex Kolodkin