Faculty KUDOS: Exciting news, grants, presentations off-campus

Faculty KUDOS: Exciting news, grants, presentations off-campus

NEWEST: Jean Hardwick involved in brain research initative; Dave Gondek is inducted into Sigma Xi; Peter is promoted to full professor; Ian Woods' presents at Bach Festival; Paul De Luca's research is highlighted; Jean Hardwick wins National Service Award; Paul De Luca presented in The Bahamas; Maki Inada presented at t Washington and Lee University; Peter Melcher presented at the University of Vermont; Brooks Miner gets published; Te-Wen presented in the UK

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Jean Hardwick was one of 25 neuroscientists from across the country invited to a workshop focusing on increasing PUI involvement in NSF-funded BRAIN initiative research. This workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, explored ways to increase the involved of undergraduate institutions in the President Obama's BRAIN initiative.  This initiative looks to advance research in our understanding of the brain.  The participants in this workshop spent two days exploring ways that institutions, like Ithaca College, could participate in this important discovery process and several potential grant initiatives were discussed and will hopefully be submitting in the coming months. During this meeting her student, Katie Luckett, presented research conducted in the lab and won a national travel award to attend. 

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Peter was promoted from Associate to Full Professor. He received his Ph.D. and B.S. from University of Hawaii, Manoa, and B.A. from Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu.

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Dave Gondek was inducted into The Paulen A. Smith Chapter of Sigma Xi in April 2015. 

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"Bach and the Brain" invited talk at Baldwin Wallace University's Bach Festival, April 2015

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Jean  was awarded the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) "Outstanding Service Award" at their annual meeting as part of the Society for Neuroscience meetings in Washington DC. Jean was chosen for the award for her work in organizing and hosting the triennial workshop of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience at Ithaca College in August 2014.  The workshop hosted over 100 faculty from across the country and covered topics ranging from laboratory exercises, curricular innovations, teaching techniques, and grant funding strategies.

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