Elizabeth Sweger Receives Thomas Collum Butler Award 2007

Elizabeth Sweger Receives Thomas Collum Butler Award 2007
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Elizabeth Sweger receives award from Gary Johnson.

The winner of the 2007 Thomas Collum Butler Award is Elizabeth Sweger, a member of the McCarthy Lab. The award was announced at the Annual Pharmacology Holiday Party, on December 13. Elizabeth received a plaque and a check for $1000.

The Thomas Collum Butler Award supports outstanding advanced graduate students who are undertaking their research training in areas broadly related to the understanding of developmental disabilities; this might include work in neurobiology, neuropharmacology, or developmental biology.

Candidates for the Fellowship must be full-time Ph.D. or M.D. / Ph.D. students who have completed their doctoral oral and written exams, and who are engaged in research in the laboratory of a CORE or JOINT member of The Department of Pharmacology.

Candidates for this award submitted a 1-page summary of their research interest, which included a statement as to how their work relates to developmental disabilities and a list of publications, abstracts or awards.

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See Photo 2 - Elizabeth Sweger describes the research that won her the award.

Read Elizabeth's statement describing her research that won her the Thomas Collum Butler Award.