1983 - 1998 | Professor of Pharmacology
John Nicholls moved from Stanford University to become professor of Pharmacology at the Biozentrum from 1983 to 1998 where he taught neurobiology. His research was concerned with regeneration of the nervous system. The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) has named a Fellowship in his honor and a lectureship in his name has been endowed at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; he has two honorary degrees and is a Fellow of the Royal Society. He does research, teaches and has written a book (“From Neuron to Brain”) at Sissa in Trieste.