October 18, 2019
Eve Marder To Receive Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences
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Carnegie Mellon University will award the Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Science to renowned neuroscientist Eve Marder of Brandeis University. Marder is known for pioneering studies of neural circuits.
In its seventh year, the Carnegie Prize recognizes trailblazers in the brain and behavioral sciences. Sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the prize is awarded by the Neuroscience Institute. Its director, Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, will present the award to Marder at 4:30 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 in the Rashid Auditorium, 4401 Gates Hillman Center. As part of the award ceremony, Marder will present a talk, "Differential Resilience to Perturbation of Circuits with Similar Performance."