Susumu Tonegawa
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Director, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Departments of Biology and Brain and Cognitive Sciences Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Alumni)

Susumu Tonegawa has received the highest honors for his work, including the 1987 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Albert and Mary Lasker Award and the Bristol Myers Squibb Prize in Cancer Research. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of California at San Diego and trained at the Salk Institute as a postdoctoral student. In 1981, he was appointed Professor of Biology at MIT and a member of the Center for Cancer Research. He founded the Picower Center for Learning and Memory in 1994.


flag Vision of the Future (Part 1)
as author at  MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers,
together with: Sydney Brenner, Richard Axel, Ira Flatow,
flag Neurobiology of Memory: How Do We Acquire, Consolidate and Recall Memory
as author at  MIT World Series: Fundamentals of the Brain and Mind: A Short Course in Neuroscience,