Congress Awards

Science of Learning Symposium

The Science of Learning Symposium, sponsored by the Jacobs Foundation, highlights early career scientists who are identified based on merit and overall fit with the Flux mission.

2021 Science of Learning Symposium presenters

ALINA QUACH, Northeastern University
IRYNA SCHOMMARTZ, Goethe University Frankfurt
PHOEBE THOMSON, University of Melbourne

2020 Science of Learning Symposium presenters

MARIA ECKSTEIN, University of California, Berkeley
ANNA MATEJKO, Georgetown University
CHRISTY ROGERS, Texas Tech University

2019 Science of Learning Symposium presenters
STEPHANIE DECROSS, Harvard University
JULIA MOSER, University of Tübingen
RACHEL ROMEO, MIT & Boston Children’s Hospital
2018 Science of Learning Symposium presenters

TERESA IUCULANO, Université Paris – Sorbonne
DUNCAN ASTLE, University of Cambridge
TORKEL KLINGSBERG, Karolinska Institutet

2017 Science of Learning Symposium presenters

GREGOIRE BORST, Paris Descartes University
JASON YEATMAN, University of Washington
CAROLYN JOHNSON, Harvard University
OLA OZERNOV-PALCHIK, Tufts University

2016 Science of Learning Symposium presenters

SAMANTHA DEPASQUE UCLA

ALYSSA KERSEY University of Rochester

WOUTER VAN DEN BOS Max Planck Institute for Human Development

Thank you to our sponsor the Jacobs Foundation, these awards are possible because of your generous support.

Student Travel Awards

During the abstract submission process, we invite post-doc and graduate students to apply for Flux Travel Awards. These awards will be reviewed by the Scientific Program Committee and will be allocated based on scientific merit and an evaluation of a written application.

Winners of the 2019 Flux Travel Awards

MICHELLE ACHTERBERG, Leiden University
MARJOLEIN BARENDSE, University of Melbourne / University of Oregon
LAURA DE LA FUENTE, LPEN
KATHY DO, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SAMUEL FORBES, University of East Anglia
ARIANNA GARD, University of Michigan
KATIE INSEL,, Harvard University
BART LARSEN, University of Pennsylvania
ASHLEY NIELSEN, Washington University in St. Louis
MATTHEW PEVERILL, University of Pittsburgh
GIORGIA PICCI, Pennsylvania State University
LAURA QUINONES-CAMACHO, University of Pittsburgh
KRISTINA RAPUANO, Yale University
CHIARA SACCHI, University of Padova
ELINA THOMAS, Oregon Health & Science University
JIN WANG, Vanderbilt University 

Winners of the 2018 Flux Travel Awards

ELOISE CAMERON MURDOCH, Childrens Research Institute/University of Melbourne
LIA FERSCHMANN, University of Oslo
DELIA FUHRMANN, University of Cambridge
JOAO GUASSI MOREIRA, University of California, Los Angeles
TERESA IUCULANO, Universite’ Paris Descartes – Sorbonne Paris
EDUARD KLAPWIJK, Leiden University
KATHERINE LOPEZ, Washington University in St Louis
SCOTT MAREK, Washington University in St. Louis
ROSEMARIE PERRY, New York University
CHRISTINA ROGERS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
NOELIA SÁNCHEZ PÉREZ, University of Murcia
MARION VAN DEN HEUVEL, Tilburg University
QIJING YU, Wayne State University

Winners of the 2017 Flux Travel Awards

LM WIERENGA, Leiden University
JONATHAN HOLM-SKJOLD, University of Copenhagen
KATE NUSSENBAUM, University of Oxford
AMALIE EKSTRAND, Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance
ANITA MONTAGNA, King’s College London
BARBARA BRAAMS, Harvard University
SCOTT MAREK, University of Pittsburgh
SYLVIA RUSNAK, Georgetown University
JULIET DAVIDOW, Harvard University
CHARLOTTE HELENIAK, University of Washington
KRISTEN TUMMELTSHAMMER, Brown University
DAVID PIEKARSKI, University of California Berkeley
WAN CHEN LIN, University of California Berkeley
SUNG JUN JOO, University of Washington
CHELSEA HARMON, Columbia University

Winners of the 2016 Flux Travel Awards

MICHELLE ACHTERBERG Leiden University

LAUREN DEMERS University of Minnesota

SILA GENC Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

MARIA JALBRZIKOWSKI University of California, Los Angeles

BART LARSEN University of Pittsburgh

CORINNA LAUBE Max Planck Institute for Human Development

LUCIA MAGIS-WEINBERG University College London

CHARLES MALPAS Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

JANESSA MANNING Wayne State University

LILLIAN MATTHEWS Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

DUSTIN MORACZEWSKI University of Maryland, College Park

JASON NOMI University of Miami

ZDENA OP DE MACKS UC Berkeley

DAVID PAGLIACCIO Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience

JEROD RASMUSSEN Univ. of California, Irvine