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researcher , neuroscientist

Nikos Konstantinos Logothetis, Turkish neuroscientist, researcher. Recipient DeBakey award for Excellence in Science, Golden Brain award, Minerva Foundation, Louis-Jeantet prize medicine, 2003, Zülch-Price for Neuroscience, ISPEN Foundation prize on Neuronal Plasticity.


Logothetis, Nikos Konstantinos was born on November 5, 1950 in Istanbul, Turkey. Came to the United States, 1985. Son of Kostas N. and Thalia K. (Mumgi) Logothetis.


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Athens, Greece, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Biology, University Thessaloniki, Greece, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Human Neurobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1985.


Research assistant University Thessaloniki, 1977-1980, University Munich, 1982-1985. Postdoctoral fellow, brain and cognitive science department Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1985-1988, senior scientist, 1988-1990. Research associate professor, division neuroscience Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1990—1997.

Director, department physiology of cognitive processes Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, since 1997. Adjunct professor neurobiology Salk Institute, San Diego, since 1992. Adjunct professor ophthalmology Baylor College Medicine, Houston, since 1995.

Associate Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, since 1995. Senior visiting fellow University College, London, since 1995. Council secretary, chair nominating committee Human Brain Mapping.

Advisory board member McGovern Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Centre of Excellence in Systems Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Academy Finnland in Helsinki, Posit Science Corporation, San Francisco, ICM, Paris, Hebrew University, Weizmann Institute, Israel.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor several articles to professional journals.


Member of German Academy Natural Scientists Leopoldina, Mathematics Association America, American Mathematics Society, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, New York Academy Sciences, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, European Neuroscience Association, Society Neuroscience, American Academy Arts & Sciences (foreign) (honorary), Rodin Remediation Academy.


Married Yanna G. Karagianni, January 11, 1981.

Kostas N. Logothetis

Thalia K. (Mumgi) Logothetis

Yanna G. Karagianni