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Patrick Gallagher, University of Pittsburgh Chancellor awarded a dozen Pitt faculty members with 2015 chancellor’s awards for research, teaching and service.  In the junior scholar category, CNBC faculty member, Marlene Cohen, assistant professor in the Pitt’s Department of Neuroscience in the Dietrich school was awarded $2,000 cash prize and a $3,000 grant in support of her research.  Chancellor Gallagher recgnized Marlen’s research as “scientifically rigorous, highly creative and novel” work that is making a substantial impact on the field of sensory processing and perception. “Not only have you been extremely successful in obtaining funding for your research, but you have also amply demonstrated that you are an independent, creative and talented scientist who is emerging as one of the true leaders in your field,” he wrote. Read More…