Charles Gilbert on Teaching at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  Charles Gilbert     Biography    
Recorded: 08 Sep 1999

It is hard me to anticipate. There are several ongoing courses that I've been asked to return to give lectures at. I'm not sure-these don't always meet every year.

There’s one course that’s offered by Larry Squire, the one I’ve been involved in most recently on learning. And there’s a course that—I mean—some of the courses that I’ve also been involved in recently I think have been taken over other people.

Charles Gilbert is a Head of Laboratory of Neurobiology at Rockefeller University and Arthur and Janet Ross Professor of Neuroscience at The Rockefeller University. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D from Harvard University. In 1993 he joined Rockefeller University as assistant professor and head of laboratory. In 1985 he became associate professor and professor in 1991.

Gilbert's research focus on the brain mechanisms of visual perception and learning, including the specific role of the brain’s primary visual cortex in analyzing visual images and in processing visual memory.

He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Posit Science Corporation and member of the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has received the W. Alden Spencer Award from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.