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educator , neuroscientist

Jean-Pierre Changeux, French neuroscientist, educator. Member of National Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, European Molecular Biology Organization, European Academy of Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Romanian Academy Medical Sciences, Royal Academy of Sciences, American Neurology Association (honorary), Japanese Bio-chemical Society (honorary).

Background

CHANGEUX, Jean-Pierre was born in April 1936 in 6, in Domont. Son of Marcel Changeux and Jeanne Benoit.

Education

Bachelor, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, 1957. Master, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, 1958. Doctor, Paris University, 1964.

Doctor (honorary), University Torino, Italy, 1989. Doctor (honorary), University Dundee, Scotland, 1992. Doctor (honorary), University Stockholm, 1994.

Doctor (honorary), University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1996. Doctor (honorary), University of California at Los Angeles, 1997. Doctor (honorary), Montréal University, 2000.

Doctor (honorary), Hebrew University Jerusalem, 2004. Doctor (honorary), Ohio State University, Columbus, 2007.

Career

Assistant 1958-1960; assistant • lecturer, Science Faculty, University of Paris 1960-1966. Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California 1966, Columbia University, New York 1967. Vice-Director College, de France (Chair, of Molecular Biology) 1967.

Professor Institut Pasteur since 1974. Professor College, de France since 1975. Correspondent.

Works

Membership

Member of National Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, European Molecular Biology Organization, European Academy of Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Romanian Academy Medical Sciences, Royal Academy of Sciences, American Neurology Association (honorary), Japanese Bio-chemical Society (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Baroque paintings, organ music.

Connections

father:
Marcel Changeux

mother:
Jeanne Benoit