Sudhof received the award for his research on how synapses affect communication between neurons within the brain.
According to Michael Levitt, the last prize he won was in 1986 — the last prize, that is, before he won the 2013 Nobel Prize… Continue Reading »
Thomas Südhof, neuroscientist and professor of molecular and cellular physiology at the Stanford School of Medicine won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this morning.
Former Vice President Al Gore pulled no punches in a 45-minute speech at Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday evening, calling on students to “change the conversation” around climate change and reclaim a democracy that has been “hacked” by the wealthy and special interests.
Alvin “Al” Roth, visiting professor of economics, was awarded the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday morning.