‘Marco Polo of neuroscience’ to give IAS lecture
14 June 2010
The renowned neurologist Professor Vilayanur S Ramachandran is to give the 2010 Institute for Advanced Studies Distinguished Lecture.
Professor Ramachandran has been called ‘the Marco Polo of neuroscience’ by Richard Dawkins, and Newsweek magazine has named him a member of ‘The Century Club’ – one of the ‘hundred most prominent people to watch in the next century’. In 2003 he delivered the BBC’s Reith Lectures.
Professor Ramachandran is Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California, San Diego, and Adjunct Professor of Biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences.
The lecture takes place on Monday 28 June from 4:30pm to 6pm in the Tyndall Lecture Theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory.