The John W. Haycock Memorial Graduate Student Travel Award
Purpose and Criteria: This award was established to honor John W. Haycock, a former UCI graduate student. Dr. Haycock’s siblings established this endowed award, and many friends and colleagues have also contributed to it. The award will be presented to an outstanding graduate student in neuroscience to assist him/her in attending the annual Society for Neuroscience (SFN) conference. The student must prepare an abstract and plan on presenting their research at the SFN meeting. The purpose of the award is to defray the student’s registration and travel costs to the meeting.
Eligibility: Must be a graduate student who is in the laboratory of a CNLM Fellow on the UCI campus.
Awards available: 1 or more $1,000 awards
Requirements: CV/resume (max 2 pages), unofficial transcript, and a personal statement addressing research accomplishments, experience, and how the student will benefit from travel and presenting at SFN (500 words).
Her research focuses on rewiring the brain using neuronal transplantation.
She researches Alzheimer's Disease.
His research focuses on understanding the brain mechanisms of risky decision making.
Maria Montchal, PhD
While at UCI, Maria was interested in understanding how brain regions work together to support memory for complex, dynamic events.