• Congratulations to Evan Haley for receiving the Creative Arts, Research, and Scholarship Award. 
  • Tara Peterson has accepted a Research Associate Position at Avrobio Inc. We wish her the best for next career step. 
  • Congratulations to Irem Asci for being accepted into the Doctoral program in Bioengineering at Temple.


  • Mike Duggan received a travel scholarship from NIA to participate in the Workshop on Research Definitions for Reserve and Resilience in Cognitive Aging and Dementia. 
  • Congratulations to Tara Peterson for receiving the Temple University Creative Arts and Research Travel Award for presenting her research at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.
  • Jane Gaisinsky  is starting a Research Tech position at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. All the best!


  • Congratulations to Evelynn Harrington for receiving the 2nd prize for best poster presentation at the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. Evelynn completed her Master’s degree in Neuroscience and has now accepted a position at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
  • Jacob Strupp who recently graduated from our Master’s program has started a new start-up venture Bilateral Inc. to develop next generation neurotechnologies for healthcare system.
  • Best wishes to Zoe Steinberg for starting a Research Tech position at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
  • Congratulations to Tara-Jade Francois for being awarded with the Liberal Arts Undergraduate Research Scholarship.
  • Congratulations to Meghna for being accepted into the MD program at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.



  • Congratulations to Rob Cole for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis. Rob is heading to Vanderbilt University to pursue postdoctoral training.
  • Matty is accepted into the Pharm D. program at Thomas Jeffererson University. All the best!
  • Robert Cole was awarded the Travel fellowship from the Winter Conference on Brain Research to present his research at the annual meeting in Big Sky, MT
  • Dr. Parikh is elected as the Associate Member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Matty Zimmerman and Cassandra Wolsh are the joint recipients of Creative Arts and Research Scholarship grant from Temple University. Congratulations both!



  • Rob Cole received the prestigious Thomas E. Shipley Jr. Research Prize in Psychology for his work on the cognitive mechanisms of nicotine dependence.
  • Congratulations to Rob Cole for getting the best Poster Award at the 2016 IBNS Meeting.
  • Brittney Yegla successfuly defended her doctoral dissertation. Dr. Yegla is joining the McKnight Brain Institute (University of Florida) as a postdoctoral fellow.
  • Matty won the best Poster Award of the BA/BS division of the Thomas Jefferson University Sigma Xi Research Day
  • Jasmine Forde received the 2016 Psychology Department Service Recognition Award.
  • Matty Zimmerman has been elected as the President for the Temple University Pre-Pharmacy Association for 2016-2017.
  • Rob received the 2016 IBNS travel award. He will be traveling to Budapest, Hungary this summer to present his research.
  • Congratulations Matty for being a recipient of the highly coveted Diamond Peer Teaching Award.
  • Brittney received the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant from the Graduate School.



  • Rob is presenting his work at the SFN Nanosymposium this year.
  • Congratulations to Jasmine for receiving the Diamond Research Scholarship.
  • Jenn received the Undergraduate Research Grant from Psi Chi to study how aging influences strategic decision-making.


  • Jenn received the Creative Arts & Research Scholarship Project Grant from Temple University to pursue her undergraduate research in NECO Lab.
  • Vinay is invited to present research at the 2014 ACNP Meeting.Parikh-Cover-Neuroscience
  • Brittney’s research was featured on the cover page of the journal “Neuroscience”.
  • Jay is heading to the University of Minnesota (twin cities) to pursue Ph.D. in Educational Psychology
  • Adnan accepted a “Research Associate” position at Agios Pharmaceuticals




  • Purav (Jay) Patel received the 2013 Creative Arts and Research Travel Award from Temple University to present resesarch at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting.
  • Sean Naughton joined the Georgia Regents University to pursue Ph.D. in the Biomedical Science Program.
  • Dawn Guzman was accepted into the graduate Neuroscience program at UT Austin.

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