At the 2016-2017 Chancellor's Celebration of Faculty Excellence held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Professor Gabriella D'Arcangelo was recognized for receiving an Idea Development Award from the Department of Defense, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program. This grant award supports current research in Professor D'Arcangelo's lab aimed at better understanding the cellular mechanisms of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, a developmental brain disorder associated with autism and epilepsy.