Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recognizes outstanding scientists and engineers who, early in their careers, show exceptional potential for leadership at the frontiers of knowledge. This Presidential award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers. This award is presented by the Office of Science and Technology Policy on behalf of the White House. Seven U.S. government departments and two independent agencies participate in this program.
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Mariel Vazquez, professor (MMG) – 2012
William DeBello, associate professor (NPB) and Center for Neuroscience – 2004
W. Martin Usrey, associate professor (NPB) and Center for Neuroscience – 2001