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Susumu Tonegawa

1986 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner
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1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

Researchers turn bad mouse memories into good ones

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Senior study author Susumu Tonegawa, the Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, and colleagues found a neuronal circuit connection between the hippocampus and the amygdala of the brain, which plays a key role in associating certain emotions ...

1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

President of Japan's RIKEN research labs resigns

Nature.com
Noyori implemented a rigorous evaluation system that established the idea of meritocracy in science in Japan, says Susumu Tonegawa, a Nobel-prizewinning immunologist and director of RIKEN's Brain Science Institute in Saitama. Noyori's bid to recruit ...

1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

Notable Young Neuroscientist Dies

Scientist (blog)
As a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Susumu Tonegawa at MIT, Liu and graduate student Steve Ramirez used optogenetic techniques to identify the neurons involved in encoding fear memories in mice. In a follow-up study, Liu and Ramirez used ...

1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

70 years after WWII: My thoughts / Tonegawa: Only individual thinking can make ...

The Japan News
What prompted me to pursue a career as a researcher were the protests against revisions to the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty. I participated in those demonstrations in Tokyo in 1960 when I was a sophomore at Kyoto University, but the treaty was eventually ...

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