Two Stanford professors win prestigious Kavli Prizes

June 2, 2016Two Stanford professors win prestigious Kavli Prizes Carla Shatz has won the Kavli Neuroscience Prize for her work in understanding how the brain forms the proper connections and Calvin Quate has won the Kavli Nanoscience Prize for his lead role in inventing the atomic force microscope. Facebook Twitter Email Two Stanford professors have won the 2016 Kavli Prize, a biannual award with prizes given in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. One Stanford winner was Carla Shatz, professor of neurobiology and of biology and the director of Stanford Bio-X. She won the Neuroscience Prize along with Eve Marder of Brandeis University and Michael Merzenich of the University of California, San Francisco for the discovery of mechanisms that allow experience and neural activity to remodel brain function. The other was Calvin…

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