Jeremy Clark was just awarded the President's Early-Career Scientist award.
This is the highest award bestowed by the US Government on early-career science professionals (http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/12/23/president-obama-honors-outstanding-early-career-scientists ). Jeremy received his PhD from our Behavioral Neuroscience program in 2006, under the mentorship of Psychology Professor Ilene Bernstein (now Emeritus Professor). He is currently Assistant Professor in the UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department. Jeremy's current NIAAA funded research seeks to identify the 'Neural Mechanisms on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism'. He is also Co-I on an NIA grant studying the 'Contribution of Dopamine to Risk Attitude Across the Lifespan'.