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Nine Scientific Pioneers Receive 2014 Kavli Prizes

Learn more about the 2014 Kavli Prize laureates

Fred Hitti selected for the 2013-14 Kavli Institute Award for Distinguished Research in Neuroscience

Fred Hitti, MD/PhD student in the Neurobiology and Behavior program, was awarded the 2013-14 Kavli Institute Award for Distinguished Research in Neuroscience, for work performed in the lab of KIBS Investigator Steve Siegelbaum

Live webcast of the 2014 Kavli Prize laureates announcement

Live webcast: 2014 Kavli Prize Announcements

Jessell lab characterizes the neurons responsible for precise control of motor activity

Lab of KIBS Co-Director Tom Jessell publishes two papers in Nature characterizing the neural populations responsible for precise control of arm movement.

Richard Axel elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society

Congratulations to KIBS Investigator Richard Axel on his election to foreign membership in the Royal Society

Larry Abbott elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to KIBS Investigator Larry Abbott on his election to the National Academy of Sciences

Upcoming neurobiology doctoral thesis defense seminar

Tim Requart, from the laboratory of Nate Sawtell, will defend his thesis on April 11th

Dr. Ed Boyden Winner of 2014 Columbia University Department of Biological Sciences Stephen M. Schuetze Award

Dr. Ed Boyden to present the 2014 Schuetze Memorial Lecture on June 4th

The Kavli Scientist-Writer Workshops

Applications now being accepted for a Kavli Foundation-sponsored writing workshop for scientists, to be hosted at NYU in May.

Losonczy and Hen labs identify fear-supressing neurons in the hippocampus

Fear-supressing neurons identified through a collaboration between the KIBS labs of Attila Losonczy and René Hen, published in Science.

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