News Archive 2020

Two awards for 'Outstanding Junior Scientist' Dr Erin Harris

5 Jun 2020
Dr Erin Harris

Congratulations to Dr. Erin Harris, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience who has been awarded an IBANGS 'Outstanding Junior Scientist Travel Award' and a 'Neuroscience Ireland Travel Bursary' to attend FENS 2020. Dr. Harris, is a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr Olivia O'Leary in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience is delighted to receive both prestigious travel awards.

Erin received the IBANGS (International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society) Outstanding Junior Scientist Travel Award for her research abstract ' Stress during puberty exerts sexually dimorphic effects on antidepressant-like behaviour and monoamine neurotransmitters in adolescence and adulthood, the $500 stipend awarded to Erin is to attend the FENS Forum this July. Neuroscience Ireland were also impessed with Erin's application and awarded her the Neuroscience Ireland Travel Bursary for FENS 2020 and a cheque for €300 to use towards the costs of the conference, as the FENS forum will now be entirely virtual the awards will go towards registration fees. 

Dr Olivia O'Leary and Dr Erin Harris.

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