Thomas Karger Award in Evolutionary Neuroscience
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Acknowledging the Excellence in Evolutionary Neuroscience
The Thomas Karger Award in Evolutionary Neuroscience is an award organized by the J. B. Johnston Club for Evolutionary Neuroscience and sponsored by Brain, Behavior and Evolution and Karger. The award is in honor of Dr. Thomas Karger, and it is awarded to a young investigator who, at the time of his or her application, is a candidate for the Ph.D., or is within a year of having received the Ph.D. The award carries:
A monetary prize and a year's complimentary membership to the J.B. Johnson Club.
Complimentary registration to both days of the meetings.
The opportunity to present your work and get recognized by your peers around the world at the annual meeting of the J. B. Johnston Club for Evolutionary Neuroscience.
A complimentary individual subscription to Brain, Behaviour and Evolution (year of the award).
Interested in applying? Find more details and the selection criteria on the J. B. Johnston Club's page.
The winners are encouraged to submit a manuscript on the topic of their winning proposal to Brain, Behavior and Evolution. This is voluntary and publication of the work is pending a successful peer review process.
Thomas Karger Award Winners
Applegate, M. (2023)
PhD dissertation, Columbia University.
Research topic: The pallial region in the amniotic-anamniotic transition
Capshaw, G. (2021)
PhD dissertation, University of Maryland, 219p.
Wang, Z. (2018)
PhD dissertation, The University of Chicago, 134p.
Field Homology: Still a Meaningless Concept
Brain Behav Evol 2019;93:1–3 (DOI:10.1159/000500770)
Brain Behav Evol 2018;91:1–3 (DOI:10.1159/000486529)
Brain Behav Evol 2017;89:65-67 (DOI:10.1159/000460812)
Brain Behav Evol 2016;87:1-3 (DOI:10.1159/000442436)
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