Emory Report
August 24, 2009
Volume 62, Number 1


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August 24, 2009

Ginger Cain has been elected vice president of the Board of Trustees of the Delta Delta Delta Foundation.
Cain, director of library public programs at Emory and former university archivist, has been a long-time volunteer for Tri-Delta and has served in a number of leadership roles at both the national and collegiate level. At Emory she was named Alumnae Chapter Woman of the Year and Greek Chapter Adviser of the Year.

The Foundation funds fraternity programming, undergraduate and graduate scholarships and emergency assistance to collegians and alumni in financial crisis.

David Lambeth has won the 2009 Discovery Award from the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine.

Lambeth, professor of pathology in the School of Medicine, was recognized for “his pioneering work related to the discovery of the NOX homologs and their regulators as a major achievement that has highly impacted the field,” the awards committee noted.

Lambeth will give a featured lecture at the Society’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco in November. He will also be presented a cash award and a medal.

Donna Maney was awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Distinguished Mentoring Award.
Maney, assistant professor of psychology and a member of Emory’s Graduate Program in Neuroscience.
makes her laboratory accessible to undergraduates, post-baccalaureate students and public high school students and teachers participating in a variety of local education programs.
She also encourages undergraduates to participate actively in research.

Larry J. Young has received a Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award from the McKnight Foundation.

Young, the William P. Timmie Professor of Psychiatric and Behavioral Science, was recognized for his work in the development of transgenic technologies in prairie voles for dissecting the genetics and neural circuitry of social bonding.

Young, who is also division chief of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, aims to generate transgenic prairie voles, which are highly social, and identify the genes responsible for individual variations in social behavior.