2023 Department End-of-Year Celebration

The Department of Neuroscience celebrated an outstanding year of teaching and research with a beautiful dinner at the Trolley Room in Forest Park and live music by the jazz artist Anita Jackson.

Anita Jackson performing with band at Trolley Room in Forest Park
Harrison Gabel, Nick Thompson, Steve Harmon
Associate Professor Harrison Gabel presenting Nick Thompson (middle) and Steve Harmon (right) with thank you gifts

2023 was a historic year for the Department of Neuroscience, with the move of most of our research labs to the new, state-of-the-art Neuroscience Research Building. Faculty presented Nick Thompson, Research Lab Manager, and Steve Harmon, Staff Scientist, with gifts to thank them for their tireless efforts to make the move as smooth as possible.

The Department also honored members who reached anniversary milestones in 2023:

35 years
  • Troy Jones, Coordinator of Procurement & Accounting, 35 years
Troy Jones and Gwen Yates
Troy Jones and Gwen Yates
20 years
  • Yuh-Jiin (Ivy) Jong, PhD, Staff Scientist
  • Jennifer Trigg, Research Lab Supervisor
15 years
  • Heide Schoknecht, Research Lab Supervisor
10 years
  • Anna Oldenborg, Research Lab Supervisor
5 years
  • Kwang-Soo Kim, PhD, Staff Scientist
  • Kevin Duckworth, Technician