Pasko Rakic#


Pasko Rakic
Email:pasko.rakic 'at' yale.edu
Membership Number:3914
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:prakic
Homepage: http://medicine.yale.edu/lab/rakic/576_182427_Pasko_Rakic_Curriculum_Vitae.pdf





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004- present Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale University
  • 1978 - present Chairman and Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 1972 - 1978 Associate Professor of Neuropathology, Harvard Medical School
  • 1969 - 1972 Assistant Professor of Neuropathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston
  • 1967 - 1969 Assistant Professor of Dev. Biology & Genetics, Biological Institute, Belgrade
  • 1962 - 1966 Clinical and Research Fellow in Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston
  • 1961 - 1962 Resident in Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Belgrade

Fields of Scholarship
  • Developmental neurobiology
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neuronal proliferation, migration and synaptogenesis
  • Genetic and epigenetic regulation of neuronal interactions during development
  • Spontaneous and induced mutations in mice
  • Neuropathology of congenital brain disorders
  • Brain evolution

Honours and Awards
  • Memberships
    • 1985 - Member: National Academy of Sciences (USA)
    • 1994 - Member: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    • 1996 - President Society for Neuroscience
    • 1999 - Member: Institute of Medicine (USA)
    • 1990 - Foreign Member: Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences
    • 1985 - Foreign Member: Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences
    • 2008 - Foreign Member: Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • Awards:
    • 1985 - Grass Foundation Award and Lecture (SFN)
    • 1986 - Francois I Medal, College de France
    • 1992 - Fyssen International Science Prize
    • 2000 - Marta Philipson Award, Stockholm, Sweden
    • 2002 - Bristol-Myers Squibb Neuroscience Award
    • 2002 - Gerard Prize, SFN
    • 2008 - Kavli Neuroscience Prize
    • 2010 - Krieg Lifetime Achievement Award shared with Paul Allen
    • 2013 - Max Cowan Award
    • 2014 - Child Mind Institute Award
  • Honorary Degrees:
    • 1990 - Doctor Honoris Causa, Albert Sent-Georgyi University, Szeged (Hungary)
    • 1997 - Doctor Honoris Causa Universitatis Studiorum Zagrebiensis
    • 2011 - Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Buenos Aires

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