Sheila Nirenberg

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Sheila Nirenberg
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Nirenberg in 2013
Fields Neuroscience
Institutions Cornell University
Alma mater SUNY Albany (1983)
Harvard University (1993)
Notable awards MacArthur Fellows Program
Website
physiology.med.cornell.edu/faculty/nirenberg/lab/

Sheila Nirenberg is an American neuroscientist. She won a 2013 MacArthur Fellowship.[1]

Life[edit]

Nirenberg graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1983 with a B.A.[2] and from Harvard University in 1993 with a Ph.D.[3]

Her research studies the neuroscience of vision.[4]

She is director of the Nirenberg Lab, at Cornell University.[5] She is on the board of the Lifeboat Foundation.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benson, Barbara (2013-09-26). "Sheila Nirenberg, a genius with vision". Crain's New York Business. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  2. ^ "UAlbany Psychology Department Alumna Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for Pioneering Work in Neuroscience". University at Albany, State University of New York. 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-23. Dr. Sheila Nirenberg, Class of 1983 
  3. ^ "MacArthur Fellows / Meet the Class of 2013: Sheila Nirenberg". MacArthur Foundation. 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  4. ^ Macrae, Fiona (2012-08-14). "Sheila Nirenberg: Scientists make blind mice see with radical new implant". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  5. ^ "Nirenberg Lab Website". Physiology.med.cornell.edu. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  6. ^ "Lifeboat Foundation Bios: Dr. Sheila Nirenberg". Lifeboat.com. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 

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