Stanford neurobiologist Carla Shatz wins Kavli Neuroscience Prize

Yesterday, the Stanford Neurosciences Institute hosted the annual Shooter lecture with Eve Marder, PhD, of Brandeis University as the guest speaker. Unfortunately, as happens, she had forgotten to turn off her cell phone and got a flurry of calls mid-talk, to much laughter. While heading to a reception for what she called a “brilliant” seminar, Stanford neuroscientist Carla Shatz, PhD, who is director of Stanford Bio-X, got an urgent message to return a call to Norway. That’s when she learned that she had won the prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, along with Marder and Michael Merzenich, PhD, of UCSF. It turns out the flurry of phone calls during Marder’s lecture was the prize committee trying to reach her as well. Shatz and Marder, in their own ways, have both done work to understand…


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