Developmental Neurotoxicology Society

Developmental Neurotoxicology Teratology Society Conference/Travel Awards

2023 DNTS Conference Awards

Nella Delva

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Stress-Related Adaptations Following Loss of Dopamine D1 Receptors in Cerebral Cortical Interneurons

MaryAnn Hawks
Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment, Research Triangle Park, NC Reductions in Neocortical Parvalbumin Expression Due to Iodine Deficiency and Ammonium Perchlorate Exposure
Amber Parnell
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL E-cigarette aerosol exposure decreases GABA neuron migration in the embryonic brain
Yasmeena Thabet

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
An apparent increase in medial frontal cortical glutamatergic neurons following loss of the dopamine D2R in a GABAergic interneuron subpopulation

Ryne Thomas

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, TN
Prevalence of Periventricular Heterotopia within Adult Rats Following Developmental Exposure to Perchlorate and Dietary Iodine Deficiency

Mia Trupiano

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Selective deficits in frontal cortical parvalbumin containing GABA neurons following developmental nicotine exposure

2022 DNTS Conference Awards

Alexa Friedman

Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA Reproductive and Developmental Outcomes Following Deployment to the Gulf War

Jillian Winn

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Neurobehavioral Health of Children Living Near Coal Ash Storage Sites


2021 No awards (meeting cancelled)



2020 DNTS Conference Awards

Students received a certificate and we want to recognize and celebrate their accomplishments!

Jenna Sprowles

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Associations of prenatal phthalate exposure and neurobehavioral outcomes in 7.5-month-old infants

Andrew Hawkey

Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Embryonic benzo[a]pyrene exposure causes persistent neurobehavioral effects in zebrafish

Elizabeth Enright

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Using Electroencephalography (EEG) in Human Infants as a Measure for Environmental Epidemiology and Developmental Neurotoxicology

Nick Paige

University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Impulsivity, Working Memory, and Dopamine Dynamics in Lphn3 Knockout Rats