Neuroscience Seniors Receive Senior Thesis Prize

Two graduating Neuroscience seniors will be awarded the Class of ’43 Brinster Neuroscience Award. This prize is presented each year to seniors for the most outstanding thesis in the field of neuroscience. The recipients for the Class of 2020 and their thesis research titles are Fleming Peck, “Autism spectrum disorder prediction at 12 months using nonlinear analysis of language-related EEG” and Miah Pitcher, “Investigating the Role of Dorsomedial Striatum Perineuronal Nets in Behavioral Flexibility and Inhibitory Signaling.”  This year the recipients will be recognized during the Neuroscience virtual Class Day ceremony, and each will give a presentation of their research.