Neuroscientist Wins Shanghai Peony Award

Dr. Du Jiulin was recognized for his research into neural circuit mechanisms.

AsianScientist (Oct. 25, 2016) – Dr. Du Jiulin, principal investigator at the Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences has received the 11th Shanghai Peony Award.

The Peony Award was established in 1994 by the Shanghai City Council to encourage basic research in mathematics and physics, chemistry, information technology, material sciences and engineering, biology and agriculture, medicine and pharmacy. It is awarded every two years to up to six young scientists who have made exceptional contributions in the above-mentioned fields and are working in the city of Shanghai.

Du was recognized for his research into the neural circuit mechanisms underlying visuomotor transformation and adaptive behavior generation, and molecular mechanisms underlying brain vascular development.


Source: Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences.
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