Neuroscientist Eve Marder ’69 receives prestigious Kavli Prize

Neuroscientist Eve Marder ’69 receives prestigious Kavli Prize Along with eight other pioneering scientists, Marder accepted her award in a ceremony in Norway. She was honored for her work in the field of neuroplasticity. Photo/Thomas Brun/NTB Scanpix Marder, third from right, at the end of the ceremony with her fellow awardees. Sept. 7, 2016 At a ceremony at the Oslo Concert Hall on September 6, 2016, Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon bestowed the honor on Marder, the Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience and member of the US National Academy of Sciences. The event was hosted by Alan Alda. Marder’s research on small neural circuits found in lobsters and crabs has revolutionized our understanding of the fundamental nature of neuronal circuit operation, including how neuromodulators control behavioral outputs and how the stability of circuits is maintained over time. …


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