Prof. Israel Nelken
Dept. of Neurobiology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
1982: B.Sc. in mathematics and physics; 1985: M.Sc. in neurobiology; 1991: Ph.D. in Neurobiology (advisor: Moshe Abeles); 1991-1993: Postdoctoral studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, USA (advisor: Eric Young); 1993 – faculty at Hebrew University; 2008 – Full Professor. I am the Milton and Brindell Gottlieb Professor of Brain Science. I received the Katz Prize (2000), the Bruno prize (2008) and the Landau prize (2015). I’m the director of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, jointly with Prof. Adi Mizrahi.