Dr. Carol A. Barnes - Honors and Awards

Joe Shymanski, Society for Neuroscience
2013 Ralph W. Gerard Prize awardee Carol A. Barnes, PhD with SfN Past President Larry W. Swanson, PhD.

 

 

 

 


Elected to National Academy of Sciences, 2018
 

Membership to the academy is one of the highest honors a scientist can receive. It is reserved for those with distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

The National Academy of Sciences is a private nonprofit that claims 2,382 active members in the United States and 484 nonvoting members from around the world.


MOCA Local Genius Award, 2017

The MOCA Local Genius Awards honors those visionary and innovative Tucsonans whose activities have a global impact, and whose talents have been internationally recognized. The Awards are a testament to the rich intellectual diversity of Tucson and a reflection of MOCA's commitment to honoring cutting edge creativity in all disciplines and practices.


Quad-L award, 2017

The Quad-L award is intended to honor a distinguished contemporary scientist who is actively engaged in research in some facet of learning/memory/cognition. Among previous awardees are: Robert A. Rescorla, Larry R. Squire, Brenda Milner, Michael I. Posner, Anne Treisman, James L. McClelland.


APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, 2014

The APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, first given in 1956, recognizes senior scientists for distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology.


Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience, 2013

Carol Barnes, director of the McKnight Brain Institute, was recently awarded the prestigious Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience, the highest honor awarded by the Society for Neuroscience. The prize honors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of neuroscience throughout his or her career. 


Galileo Fellow, College of Science, University of Arizona, 2011 - present


2010 APA Division 6 D.B. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award for Behavioral Neuroscience, 124:559-573, 2010


Society for Neuroscience Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010


2009 APA Division 6 D.B. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award for Behavioral Neuroscience, 122:535-548, 2008


Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007 - present


Endowed Chair: Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging, 2006 - present


Regents Professor, University of Arizona, 2006 - present


MERIT Award, National Advisory Council on Aging, 2004 - 2014


Foreign Member, The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (Natural Sciences), 2004 -present


ADAMHA Research Scientist Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1994 -1999


ADAMHA Research Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1989 -1994


Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health, 1984 -1989


NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science, 1981-1982


NIH National Research Service Award, 1979 -1981


Ontario Graduate Fellowship, 1972-1974


Elected Phi Beta Kappa, 1971


National Science Foundation Summer Research Fellowship, 1969