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Roger Nicoll

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Name  Roger Nicoll

Role  Neuroscientist
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Awards  NAS Award in the Neurosciences

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Roger A. Nicoll (born 1941) is an American neuroscientist at the University of California, San Francisco where he is professor at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology.


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Nicoll grew up in Princeton, New Jersey. He studied biology and chemistry at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin before he shifted to medical studies at University of Rochester School of Medicine where he obtained a M.D in 1968. In between he studied electrophysiology for one year at National Institutes of Health where he later returned to work as a researcher. Subsequently, he got a position with the State University of New York in 1973 where he worked with John Eccles whose work he had got interested in after reading a book by Eccles about using electrodes to record impulses from neurons.

Nicoll has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Physiology.

List of awards and honors

  • 1994 Member of National Academy of Sciences
  • 1999 Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2004 Heinrich Wieland Prize
  • 2006 Gruber Prize in Neuroscience
  • 2006 Perl-UNC Prize in Neuroscience
  • 2008 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize, Robarts Research Institute.
  • Honorary member of The Physiological Society
  • References

    Roger Nicoll Wikipedia

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