For many, summer is a time to escape. For rising senior Sarah Grosser of Babylon, N.Y., that has often meant relaxing with work in a greenhouse. But this is a summer when the neuroscience concentrator decided that instead of taking a little bit of a break, she would double down on her research and thesis work.
The Brown Institute for Brain Science has awarded BIBS Innovation Awards to five research teams to help these groups launch new, creative research projects with great potential that are too risky and early stage for external funding sources. Thanks to a generous donation, BIBS awards up to $100,000 for one year for each project. A second year of support is also possible on a competitive basis.