Exceptional Mentor Award

In 2022, the CNLM Award Ceremony will include faculty awards. Nominations can be made by anyone in the CNLM community (self-nominations are not permitted). Co-nomination by multiple individuals permitted. These awards are an opportunity for the CNLM community to recognize the contributions of our incredible CNLM Faculty Fellows.

  • Purpose and Criteria: The Exceptional Mentor Award recognizes a CNLM Fellow who demonstrates a track record of excellent intentional mentorship, or who has impacted the climate of a department or graduate program to better support the training experiences of early career scientists, particularly those from historically underrepresented groups.
  • Eligibility: Must be a current and active CNLM Fellow.
  • Requirements: Nomination statement summarizing the nominee’s qualifications for this award (no more than two pages) and nominee’s CV.


Aaron Bornstein
Assistant Professor
Cognitive Sciences




Stephen Mahler

Stephen Mahler
Associate Professor
Neurobiology and Behavior



CNLM Faculty Award Recipient, Katherine Thompson-Peer

Katherine Thompson-Peer
Assistant Professor
Developmental & Cell Biology