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New graduates
PhD
Rebecca Canter, Danielle Feldman, Bryan Higashikubo, Shaiyan Keshvari, Tejas Kulkarni, Rajeev Rikhye, Sangyu Xu, SM Evan Murray

Faculty member Ed Boyden was named a Faculty Scholar by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 

Faculty member Kwanghun Chung received NIH’s New Innovator Award

Faculty member Michale Fee received the School of Science Prize for Undergraduate Education.

Faculty member Mark Harnett was named Frederick A. (1971) and Carole J. Middleton Career Development Assistant Professor of Neuroscience.

Faculty member Myriam Heiman was named Latham Family Career Development Assistant Professor.

Staff member Rosa Liberman received MIT’s 2017 Serving the Client Recipient: Providing consistent and exceptional service excellence award.

Undergraduate Anita Liu was named a Schwarzman Scholar.

Faculty member Troy Littleton received the Menicon Professor in Neuroscience chair.

Faculty member Earl Miller received the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

Faculty member Elly Nedivi was elected to AAAS.

Faculty member Molly Potter received the 2017 Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psychologists

Postdoc Jinsoo Seo (PILM) received a 2016 Infinite Kilometer Award.

Faculty member Li-Huei Tsai received the Society for Neuroscience Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award.

Faculty member Kay Tye received the Society for Neuroscience’s Young Investigator Award, and the Freedman Prize for Exceptional Basic Research from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

BCS undergraduate Lorraine K. Wong received the 2017 Collier Medal.

Faculty member Feng Zhang was named James and Patricia Poitras Professor in Neuroscience, was runner up for TIME’s person of the year, was named a Faculty Scholar by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; and received tenure at MIT.