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Merab Kokaia

researcher , neuroscientist

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