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Nobel laureate to inaugurate lecture series, April 22

Dr. Paul Greengard, a winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will be the inaugural speaker for the Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by Princeton's Center for the Study of Brain, Mind and Behavior on Monday, April 22.

Greengard will speak on "The Neurobiology of Synaptic Transmission" at 4 p.m. in the Friend Center Auditorium.

Greengard is the Vincent Astor Professor and head of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience at Rockefeller University. He shared the Nobel Prize for his discovery of how dopamine and a number of other transmitters in the brain exert their action in the nervous system. His research has provided a conceptual framework for understanding how the nervous system functions at the molecular level.

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