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April / 2011

Brandeis University

To support research in synaptic plasticity underlying experience-dependent development by John Merck Scholar finalist Stephan Van Hooser.

April / 2011

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

To support research on neural circuits for multisensory decisionmaking by John Merck Scholar Anne Churchland.

April / 2011

Columbia University

To support research on the effects of the chemical and social environments on reading impairment by John Merck Scholar finalist Kimberly Noble.

April / 2011

Harvard Medical School

To support research on the role of glia and the complement cascade in the refinement of developing neural circuits by John Merck Scholar Beth Stevens.

April / 2011

Stanford University

To support research on social attention and word learning in typical development and autism spectrum disorders by Michael Frank.

April / 2011

Stanford University

To support research on elucidating protein synthesis defects in Fragile X Syndrome using new molecular tools by John Merck Scholar finalist Michael Z. Lin.

April / 2011

University of California, San Diego

To support research on genetic dissection of CNS wiring specificity in development and disease by John Merck Scholar finalist Andrew Huberman.

May / 2010

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

To support research into functional dissection of the central cholinergic system in cognition by John Merck Scholar Adam Kepecs.

May / 2010

Duke University Medical Center

To support research on regulation of excitatory synaptogenesis by GABA in the developing brain by John Merck Scholar finalist Cagla Eroglu.

May / 2010

Emory University

To support research on the development of magnitude reasoning, including normative and atypical trajectories, by John Merck Scholar Stella Lourenco.