Marder wins Kavli Prize for work with crabs and lobsters

By Spencer Taft | Published 2 hours ago | Updated 2 hours agoCrustaceans may be delicious additions to a summer seafood menu, but thanks to the work of Prof. Eve Marder ’69 (NBIO), they have given the neurological community valuable insight into the mechanisms of learning and development in the brain. On Jun. 2, Marder was awarded the prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for her work studying the nervous systems of crabs and lobsters. Marder, the University’s Gwendolyn Benfield Professor of Neuroscience, is no stranger to prizes; she was awarded the Gruber Award in Neuroscience in 2013 and was named to the inaugural class of fellows of the American Physiological Society last year. “I am very pleased and flattered to have been selected as one of the Kavli Prize winners…


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