Congratulations to Dr. Pola Philippidou for being appointed to the Weidenthal Family Designated Professorship in Career Development.
The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Case Western Reserve University established the Weidenthal Family Designated Professorship in Career Development to support an early career faculty member working in academic areas with the greatest potential for impacting the future of medicine as well as the quality and stature of the University.
Dr. Philippidou has been appointed to the Weidenthal Family Designated Professorship in Career Development for a three-year term starting in September 2021.
Neurosciences Welcomes Dr. Britton Sauerbrei
Dr. Britton Sauerbrei will join the faculty September 15, 2021.
Dr. Britton Sauerbrei earned a Ph.D. in Computation and Neural Systems from Caltech. He has been a postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Adam Hantmanfrom, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Janelia Research Campus. Dr. Sauerbrei's research focuses on the principles governing neural population activity in the cerebral cortex and cerebellum, and on how these principles enable the control of skilled movement.
Congratulations to Dr. Ashley Nemes-Baran for receiving the J. Bruce Jackson MD Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring.
Interim President Scott Cowen made the announcement in a Zoom bombing event in Ashley’s NEUR202 lecture. Interim President Cowen cited many letters of support from the students and congratulated Dr. Nemes. He said it is rare for a year-one professor to win this prestigious award.
We are so proud of you, Dr. Nemes!
Congratulations to Ritesh KC in Pola Philippidou’s lab for his F31 predoctoral fellowship award.
Congratulations to Alicia Vagnozzi in Pola Philippidou’s lab for her F30 predoctoral fellowship award.
Ashley Nemes-Baran has been appointed Assistant Professor of Neurosciences and will teach in the Neurosciences undergraduate major curriculum.
The undergraduate major in Neuroscience has launched!
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