Prof. Janice Naegele Recognized for Mentorship in Neuroscience

Give a big Wesleyan cheer to Janice Naegele, professor of biology, neuroscience and behavior, for the honor to be bestowed upon her by the Society of Neuroscience. According to the association, the Louise Hanson Marshall Special Recognition Award honors “individuals who have significantly promoted the professional development of women in neuroscience through teaching, organizational leadership, public advocacy, and more.” Here’s what the society says: Naegele  began her career studying the characteristics of cortical neurons and more recently has performed pioneering studies of transplantation of inhibitory neurons in the brain as a potential treatment for severe epilepsy. She has also been an avid communicator and advocate for the study and treatment of epilepsy. As director of the Center for Faculty Career Development at Wesleyan, Prof. Naegele has worked tirelessly to raise…


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