Torsten Wiesel

Rockefeller University, New York, NY, United States 
Visual system
"Torsten N. Wiesel"
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981 was divided, one half awarded to Roger W. Sperry "for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres", the other half jointly to David H. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel "for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system".

Mean distance: 10.66 (cluster 6)


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Akimichi Kaneko grad student Harvard Medical School
William Thomas Thach grad student unknown
Francisco Varela grad student CNRS, Paris
A. James Hudspeth grad student 1967-1974 Harvard
David Ferster grad student 1974-1980 Harvard
Jonathan Horton grad student 1978-1983 Harvard
Rafael Yuste grad student 1987-1992 Rockefeller
Robert W. Baughman post-doc Harvard Medical School
Jürgen Bolz post-doc Rockefeller
Tobias Bonhoeffer post-doc Rockefeller
Nigel W. Daw post-doc Harvard
Charles D. Gilbert post-doc Rockefeller
Lawrence C. Katz post-doc Rockefeller
Sivert Lindström post-doc Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute
Stuart A. Lipton post-doc Harvard Medical School
Takayuki Murakoshi post-doc Rockefeller
Alan L. Pearlman post-doc Harvard
R Clay Reid post-doc Rockefeller
Carla J. Shatz post-doc Harvard Medical School
W Martin Usrey post-doc UC Davis
David C. Van Essen post-doc Harvard Medical School
Louis F. Reichardt post-doc 1974-1977 Harvard Medical School
Michael P. Stryker post-doc 1975-1978 UCSF
William A. Harris post-doc 1976-1980 Harvard Medical School
John P. Horn post-doc 1980-1983 Harvard Medical School
Janice R. Naegele post-doc 1984-1987 Rockefeller
Ralph Mitchell Siegel post-doc 1987-1989 Rockefeller
Corinna Jane Darian-Smith post-doc 1991-1994 Rockefeller
Jose-Manuel Alonso post-doc 1993-1995 Rockefeller
Luis M. Martinez Otero post-doc 1996-2001 Rockefeller
Judith A. Hirsch research scientist USC
Masao Tachibana research scientist 1979-1981 Harvard


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Peter Dews collaborator Harvard
David Hubel collaborator Harvard
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Hubel DH, Wiesel TN, Yeagle EM, et al. (2015) Binocular stereoscopy in visual areas V-2, V-3, and V-3A of the macaque monkey. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 25: 959-71
Wiesel T, Sandrone S. (2014) Q&A: Torsten Wiesel. Progress in sight. Nature. 514: S11-2
Wiesel T. (2014) Fellowships: Turning brain drain into brain circulation. Nature. 510: 213-4
Hubel D, Wiesel T. (2012) David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel. Neuron. 75: 182-4
Hubel DH, Wiesel TN. (2012) Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration Brain and Visual Perception: the Story of a 25-Year Collaboration. 1-738
Hubel DH, Wiesel TN. (2009) Republication of The Journal of Physiology (1959) 148, 574-591: Receptive fields of single neurones in the cat's striate cortex. 1959. The Journal of Physiology. 587: 2721-32
Daar AS, Jacob F, Koiller B, et al. (2007) In support of academic freedom [1] Science. 316: 1840
Wiesel T, Agre P, Arrow KJ, et al. (2007) The Israeli-Palestinian Science Organization [1] Science. 315: 39
Ito M, Wiesel T. (2006) Cultural differences reduce Japanese researchers' visibility on the Web. Nature. 444: 817
Frankel MS, Li L, Green SK, et al. (2005) Using ethics to fight bioterrorism [1] (multiple letters) Science. 309: 1012-1017
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