Fellowship Programs

KLINGENSTEIN-SIMONS FELLOWSHIP AWARDS IN NEUROSCIENCE

Through its collaboration with the Simons Foundation, the Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience supports early career investigators engaged in basic or clinical research that may lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders. The fellowship awards promote high-risk, and potentially high-reward, projects.

Aimed at advancing cutting-edge investigations, the awards are presented to highly promising, early career scientists. At this critical juncture in their careers, funding can be a challenge.

2012 Fellows

Feng Zhang, Ph.D.

Institution

  • Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University

Project

  • Using Genome Engineering to Model Angelman Syndrome

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Michael A. Long, Ph.D.

Institution

  • New York University

Project

  • Establishing a functional role for new generated neurons in the adult brain

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Mala Murthy, Ph.D.

Institution

  • Princeton University

Project

  • Neural Mechanisms Underlying Acoustic Communication

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Tae-Kyung Kim, Ph.D.

Institution

  • University of Texas, Southwestern

Project

  • Functional implication of a novel class of noncoding RNAs in neuronal and behavioral plasticity

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Andrea R. Hasenstaub, Ph.D.

Institution

  • University of California, San Francisco

Project

  • Cortical circuitry underlying dynamic information gating

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Sunil Gandhi, Ph.D.

Institution

  • University of California, Irvine

Project

  • The role of GABAergic interneurons in cortical plasticity

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