György Buzsáki, an internationally recognized leader in brain physiology (h-index 93), Brain Prize 2011 winner, and author of about 300 scientific articles will speak on "Emergence of cognition from action" in KFU.
The lecture will be held on Tuesday, 26 August at the conference hall of the Nikolai Lobachevsky Scientific Library of KFU.
György Buzsáki was born in Hungary and he graduated (M.D.) from the University of Pecs in 1974. He received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Academy of Sciences, Budapest in 1984. Currently he is a Board of Governors Professor of Neuroscience at Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, USA. His primary research interest is how neuronal circuits code, transfer and store information, especially how different brain oscillations serve such mechanisms. His two-stage (wake-sleep) model of memory has been supported by research in numerous laboratories world-wide. Dr. Buzsáki is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and he sits on the editorial boards of several leading neuroscience journals, including Science and Neuron.
Awards and Distinguished Lectures
Scientific awards and prizes
György Buzsáki is a member of editorial boards of several research journals