James Tait Goodrich Award for Excellence in Neurobiology in Honor of James McGaugh

Purpose and Criteria: This award was established in 2018 by James Tait Goodrich, M.D., Ph.D. and Mrs. Judy L. Goodrich to honor Dr. James McGaugh. The award recognizes an undergraduate student completing his/her 3rd year, for outstanding achievement in neurobiology. The recipient will be additionally recognized at the School of Biological Sciences' Undergraduate Honors Convocation Ceremony.

Eligibility: Must be a UCI undergraduate in Biological Sciences and completing his or her third year of studies.

Awards available: 1 or more $1,000 awards

Requirements: CV/resume (max 2 pages), unofficial transcript, and personal statement addressing achievement in neurobiology scholarship and research (500 words).

2020

Medoza, Jorge

Jorge Mendoza

(Advisor: Dr. Norbert Fortin)
"Understanding sequential memory through sound"ocuses on finding insights into the lasting effects of exercise on the developing brain.

2019

Sonia Parievsky

Her research focuses on finding insights into the lasting effects of exercise on the developing brain.

2018


Alana Porat

Her research focused on the impact of microglia upon synaptic pruning in the auditory brainstem.