Neurobiologist Torsten Wiesel is founding director of the Shelby White and Leon Levy Center for Mind, Brain and Behavior at The Rockefeller University, where he served as president from 1991 to 1998. His discoveries have significantly shaped understanding of the brain’s structure, function, and development. In 1981, he and his longtime associate, David Hubel of Harvard Medical School, shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
On June 2, 2014 The Rockefeller University celebrated Torsten Wiesel’s 90th birthday with an afternoon of panel discussions, live music, and reminiscences.
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