Elizabeth Sweger Receives Thomas Collum Butler Award 2007

Elizabeth Sweger Receives Thomas Collum Butler Award 2007 click to enlarge 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.