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Prof. Dr. John Nicholls, Emeritus

1983 - 1998 | Professor of Pharmacology

John Nicholls  (*1929, † 2023) 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 the function and network 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 had two honorary degrees and was a Fellow of the Royal Society. After his retirement he continued doing research and teaching at Sissa in Trieste and he wrote a book (“From Neuron to Brain”) . Obituary