The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences


How to Apply

The individual requesting travel must be currently enrolled and must be in good academic standing. A completed application includes:

  1. Completed Larry Cauller Undergraduate Research Travel Award Application
  2. Research Advisor Form, completed by the student’s research advisor, identifying the specific contributions made by the student to the project
  3. Resume or CV — including education, work experience, honors/awards, publications (abstracts and manuscripts), etc.
  4. Proof of acceptance of research submission

Larry Cauller Undergraduate Research Travel Award

Past Awardees

Jessica Tierney, Fall 2018, Society for Neuroscience
Palmitic Acid induces pain behavior via Toll-like receptor-4 (TLR4) on Sensory Neurons

Ching-Tzu Tseng, Fall 2018, The Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society Symposium
The effect of alteration in adrenergic signaling on vagus nerve stimulation dependent enhancement of neuroplasticity

Kavneet Kaur, Fall 2018, Texas Psychological Association
Introspective Accuracy for Social and Neurocognitive Functions as Predictors of Real-Life Outcomes

Mian Bilal, Fall 2018, Society for Neuroscience
Improving generalization of recovery using vagus nerve stimulation after peripheral nerve injury

William Stanford, Fall 2017, Society for Neuroscience
The development of an SaCas9 based CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system that can be delivered to neurons In vivo via Adeno-Associated-Virus(AAV) and regulated spatially via Cre-recombinase and temporally via Doxycycline

Jawad Khan, Fall 2017, Society for Neuroscience
Genome-wide nonparametric tests of exon expression identify differentially expressed transcripts in human dorsal root ganglia and tibial nerves with sexual dimorphism

Ian Gonzalez, Fall 2016, Society for Neuroscience
Heterotypic signaling by neural HSF-1 specifics thermotolerance and age regulation

Christopher Driskill, Fall 2016, Society for Neuroscience
N-acetyl cysteine treatment prevents behavioral deficits in an NMDA receptor dysfunction model of schizophrenia

Mark Wang, Spring 2016, The Science of Consciousness Conference
Integrated Information Theory: Falsifiable? and An Appendage Theory of Consciousness

Subodh Potla, Spring 2016, American Pain Society Conference
A potential role for eIF4A in regulation of nociceptor plasticity: a motif-based genome-wide search for eIF4A targets

Sheridan Cavalier, Fall 2015, Society for Neuroscience
Extinction training-induced changes in synaptic plasticity-associated proteins in the basolateral complex of the amygdala of valproic acid-exposed rats