Season 3 October 20-30th 2011

Rodolfo Llinas

Neuroscientist  |  United States
Rodolfo Llinas - © All rights reserved
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Rodolfo Llinás, a founding father of modern brain science, is the Thomas and Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience and Chairman of the Department of Physiology & Neuroscience at the New York University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Universidad Javeriana, in Bogota, Colombia and obtained his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the Australian National University in Canberra, under John Eccles (Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology). His most recent book is I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self. He has published over 400 scientific articles.

Latest book: I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self (MIT Press, 2001)

Rodolfo Llinas will participate in:
« What Does the Brain Do? Questioning Perception, Consciousness and Free Will », round-table, Tuesday, April 12th, The Institute for Public Knowledge.

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton