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Merab Kokaia

Merab Kokaia, American neuroscientist, researcher. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Society Neurosci.

Background

  • Kokaia, Merab was born on March 16, 1956 in Tbilisi, Georgia, United States. Son of Gedevan Kokaia and Ineza Sanadiradze.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Tbilisi State University, 1978. Master of Science, Institute Physiology, Tbilisi, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Physiology, 1991.

    Career

    • Junior scientific fellow Institute Physiology, Tbilisi, 1983-1986, senior scientific fellow, 1986-1989, senior scientific fellow, group leader, 1989-1991, chief scientific fellow, 1991-1995. Research assistant Lund (Sweden) University, since 1996. Visiting scientist Lund University, 1987-1988, postdoctoral fellow, 1991-1995.

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, Society Neurosci.

    Connections

    • Married Tamara Landia, October 6, 1979. Children: Thea, Givi.
    • father: Gedevan Kokaia
    • mother: Ineza Sanadiradze
    • spouse: Tamara Landia
    • children: Thea Kokaia
    • Givi Kokaia
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    Born March 16, 1956
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      Tbilisi State University
    • 1983
      Institute Physiology
    • 1991
      Institute Physiology
    • 1983 - 1986
      Junior scientific fellow, Institute Physiology
      Tbilisi, Dushet'is Raioni, Georgia
    • 1996
      research assistant, Lund (Sweden) University
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