2014 Profiles in Discovery: Trailblazing Bioscientists Lecture

Nicholas Spitzer
The Ever-Changing Brain: From Embryo To Adult

Monday, October 6th, 2014
4 p.m.
Liebow Auditorium

The lecture is open to the public. No RSVP required.

Profiles in Discovery Lecture 2014 poster

Nicholas Spitzer

About the Lecturer

Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology
UC San Diego

Nicholas C. Spitzer is a distinguished professor of Neurobiology and director of the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind at UC San Diego. He is a developmental neurobiologist known for his studies on calcium-dependent embryonic neuronal excitability and activity-dependent neuronal differentiation. He received his B.A. in biology and his Ph.D. in neurobiology from Harvard University and was a postdoctoral fellow there and at the University College London before joining the UC San Diego faculty in 1972. He is Editor-in-Chief of BrainFacts.org, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of both the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences.

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