Behavioral Neuroscience Professor, Tamara J. Phillips, Ph.D, received the 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award from the International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society and presented her talk at their annual meeting on May 15, 2010 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Her talk was entitled, "Cool! I can breed for this!" and she gave highlights of her more than 30 years of research using selectively bred lines to study the genetics of addiction related traits.
Dr. Phillips is the youngest person to receive this distinguished award.
Congratulations Dr. Phillips!