Tank receives Brain Prize for advance in Microscopy

David Tank, the Henry L. Hillman Professor in Molecular Biology and Co-Director Princeton Neuroscience Institute, has been named one of four winners of the Brain Prize, an honor that recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to brain research.

Tank will be presented the 1 million euro, or roughly $1,085,000, prize by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark on May 7 in Copenhagen. Other recipients are Winfried Denk of the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Munich; Arthur Konnerth of the Technical University of Munich; and Karel Svoboda of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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