2017 Conte Students Win Awards for Outreach and Service


Conte students Byron Gardner and Desiree DeLeon win awards for Outreach and Service

Congratulations to two of our Conte Center PhD students for winning awards at this year’s Neuroscience program Award Ceremony.  Byron Gardner (Young Lab) received the 2017 Graduates in Neuroscience Student Service Award for his excellent work in outreach, recruitment, and website design for various organization.  Byron also documented the March for Science Atlanta activities with an excellent aerial video generated by his drone! See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VmlMAgbrDY.  Byron also documented the 2016 Atlanta Science Festival.  See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9xoB2Vx5Hg   Desiree DeLeon received the Neuroscience Outreach Award.  She has served as Chair of Atlanta Brain Bee for the past two year, and as Coordinator of the ACSfN booth for the Atlanta Science Festival and of ACSfN Brain Awareness activities, coordinating school visits, for the past three years.