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Lawrence B. Cohen, PhD

Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology; Principal Scientist, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

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Lawrence B. Cohen, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Cellular & Molecular Physiology

    PO Box 208026, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8026

    United States

Lawrence B. Cohen
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Biography

Research Interests: Neuroscience; Olfactory processing; and Imaging brain activity

My laboratory pioneered the development and use of optical methods for following, on a large scale, rapid electrical events that underlie brain activity and changes in ion concentration in biological systems. Some contemporary imaging methods of modern neurobiology and cardiac physiology are founded on these developments.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Columbia University (1965)
  • Postdoctoral fellow
    Animal Research Council, Institute of Animal Physiology, Babraham, Cambridge, England

Activities

  • Neuroscientist in the Center for Functional Connectomics at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology
    Seoul, South Korea (2011-2020)
    My laboratory in Seoul has the same goals as the Yale laboratory

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Cairn LecturerNottingham University2009
Issekutz LecturerDalhousie University2007
Fellow AAASAAAS1999
Joseph Erlanger Distinguished LecturerAmerican Physiological Society1998
Elizabeth Roberts Cole AwardBiophysical Society1987
McMaster Award for Excellence in TeachingColumbia University1965

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Department of Physiology, Yale universityDirector of Graduate Studies1975 - 1980

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