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Jafri Malin Abdullah, Neuroscience Center of Excellence, Malaysia

Michelle Adams, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

John Adelman, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA

Ehud Ahissar, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

H.R. Ahmad, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Huda Akil, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science, President Emeritus of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A., Professor UCSF, U.S.A., and President Obama’s ‘Science Envoy’ for Pakistan and Indonesia.

Mustafa Al’Absi, University of Minneapolis Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

nobel_prize.jpg Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, Petersburg, Russia., is an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2002 for developing semiconductor heterostrctures used in high-speed- and optoelectronics.

Abid Azhar, Karachi Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Pakistan

Aftab Ahmad, National Academy of Young Scientists, Pakistan

Mohammed Akaaboune, University of Michigan, U.S.A.

Abdulmonem Al-Hayani, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

Matthew P. Anderson, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.

Fazal Arain, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla, BioCruces Health Research Institute, Bilbao, Spain.

Deniz Atasoy, İstanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey

Jesús Avila, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid. Spain

Mimoun Azzouz, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Hilmar Bading, Universität Heidelberg, Germany

Ashraf Badawi, University of Science and Technology, Zewail City, Giza, Egypt

Herwig Baier, Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany

Abdul Mannan Baig, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Ernst Bamberg, Max Planck Institute for Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany

Farouk El Baz, Center for Remote Sensing Boston University, U.S.A.

Carlos Belmonte, Instituto de Neuroscienas, Alicante, Spain

Sabina Berretta, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

Hagai Bergman, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Ilaria Bertocchi, Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi, Torino, Italy

Heinrich Betz, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

Konrad Beyreuther, Network Aging Research, Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Mina J. Bissell, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S.A.

Colin Blakemore, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

nobel_prize.jpg Günter Blobel, Rockefeller University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1999 for the discovery of signal peptides that allows for the unidirectional translocation of distinct proteins across specific intracellular membranes.

Tobias Bonhoeffer, Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany

Paolo Bonifazi, BioCruces Health Research Institute, Bilbao, Spain

Nils Brose, Max-Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany

Randy Bruno, Columbia University, U.S.A.

Federico Calegari, Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering, Germany

Tansu Celikel, University of Southern California, U.S.A.

nobel_prize.jpg Martin Chalfie, Columbia University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008 for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP.

Catherine Chang, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, U.S.A.

Ta-Yuan Chang, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, U.S.A.

Jean-Pierre Changeux, Collège de France, Paris, France

Ami Citri, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Hollis Cline, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

nobel_prize.jpg Stanley Cohen, Washington University, USA., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1986 for discovering the nerve growth factor.

Susana Martinez Conde, SUNY, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Jesus M. Cortes, BioCruces Health Research Institute, Bilbao, Spain

Kathleen Cullen, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Kellie Dean, Cork University, Cork, Ireland

José Maria Delgado-García, Universidad Pablo de Olivide, Seville, Spain

Mathieu Desroches, Inria, Sophia Antipolis Research Centre, Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France

Sulayman D. Dib-Hajj, Yale School of Medicine, U.S.A.

John F. Disterhoft, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Andreas Draguhn, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

John E. Dowling, Harvard University, U.S.A.

Valsamma Eapen, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Oussama El Far, NSERM UMR 641, Marseille, France

Izumi Fukunaga, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan

Sherif El-Khamisy, University of Science and Technology, Zewail City, Giza, Egypt

Ather Enam, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Juan M. Encinas, Achucarro Basque Centrer for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain

Asier Erramuzpe-Aliaga, BioCruces Health Research Institute, Bilbao, Spain

José A. Esteban, Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, Madrid, Spain

Isabel Fariñas, Universidad de Valencia, Burjassot, Spain

Dirk Feldmeyer, Medical Campus of the Aachen University, Germany

Hans-Joachim Fedi Freisleben, Medical Research Unit, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

nobel_prize.jpg Edmond H. Fischer, University of Washington, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1992 for describing how reversible phosphorylation regulate various cellular processes.

Iñigo Gabilondo, Hospital Universitario Cruces, Bilbao, Spain

Detlev Ganten, Charité Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Peter Gass, University Mannheim, Germany

Nouria Lakhdar Ghazal, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Rabat, Morocco

Albert Gidon, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Anwar Gilani, Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Ahmed El Gohary, President of El-Fayoum University, Egypt

Juan Carlos Gomez-Esteban, Hospital Universitario Cruces, Bilbao, Spain

nobel_prize.jpg Paul Greengard, The Rockefeller University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000 for discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system.

Valery Grinevich, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Jaime Grutzendler, Yale University, U.S.A.

Agnes Gruart, Universidad Pablo de Olivide, Seville, Spain

nobel_prize.jpg Roger Guillemin, Salk Institute, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1977 for his work on neurohormones.

nobel_prize.jpg Sir John Gurdon, Gurdon Institute, United Kingdom, an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 for discovery that mature cells can be converted to stem cells.

Azmy M. Hadidy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Ahmad R. Hariri, Duke University, U.S.A.

Tobias Hartmann, Medical Campus of the Saarland University, Germany

nobel_prize.jpg Lee Hartwell, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2002 for discovering protein molecules that control the cell division.

Mazahir T. Hasan, Achucharro Center for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain

Bassem Hassan, VIB and KU Leuven School of Medicine, Belgium

nobel_prize.jpg Harald zur Hausen, DKFZ, Germany., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008 for dicovering the role of papilloma viruses in cervical cancer.

Michael Hausser, University College London, London, UK

Yasunori Hayashi, Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Leslie P. Henderson, Dartmouth Medical School, U.S.A.

nobel_prize.jpg Jules Hoffmann, CNRS, France., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011 for discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity.

nobel_prize.jpg Roald Hoffmann, Cornell University, U.S.A., an awardee of the The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1981 for their theories concerning the course of chemical reactions.

Florian Holster, Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Münich, Germany

Konstantin-A. Hossmann, Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne, Germany

nobel_prize.jpg David H. Hubel †, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981 for discovering information processing in the visual system.

Natasha K. Hussain, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Adnan Jabbar, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Mohamed Jaber, INSERM U-1084, Université de Poitiers, France

Reinhard Jahn, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

Janahi, Essam Mohammed Ahmed, University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain

Mohamed Kabbaj, Florida State University, U.S.A.

Baruch Kanner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Ahmad Khalifa, Syrian Society of Neuroscience, Syria

Helmut Kettenmann, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

nobel_prize.jpg Brian Kent Kobilka, Stanford University Scholl of Medicine, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012 for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors.

Shira Knafo, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Leioa, Spain

Georg Köhr, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany

Shoji Komai, NARA Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma, Japan

nobel_prize.jpg Roger D. Kornberg, Stanford University School of Medicine, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2006 for discovering how genetic information from DNA is copied to RNA.

nobel_prize.jpg  Sir Harold Kroto †, The Florida State University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996 for their discovery of fullerenes.

Leah Krubitzer, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Bernd Kuhn, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan

Ilan Lampl, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Matthew E. Larkum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Michel Lazdunski, CNRS Institute of Molecular and Cell Pharmacology, France

nobel_prize.jpg Yuan T. Lee, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1986 for his contributions to the dynamics of chemical elementary processes.

nobel_prize.jpg Rita Levi-Montalcini †, European Brain Research Institute, Italy., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1986 for discovering the nerve growth factor.

Thomas Lissek, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Michey London, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Pier Luigi Luisi, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Italy

Artur Luzgin, Achucarro Basque Centrer for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain

Pierre Magistretti, Brain Mind Institute, Switzerland

Rabia Malik,  Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Abdul Mannan, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Abdeljabbar El Marina, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Mouna Maroun, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

Ricardo Marticorena, Achucarro Basque Centrer for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain

Carlos Matute, Achucharro Center for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain

James L. McGaugh, University of California, Irvine, U.S.A.

Jacopo Meldolesi, San Raffaele Institute, Italy

Daniel M. Michaelson, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Katsuhiko Mikoshiba, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan

Luis Martinez Millan, Achucharro Center for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain

Bita Moghaddam, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

Jaber MohamedINSERM U-1084, Université de Poitiers, France

David D. Moore, Baylor College of Medicine, U.S.A.

Ahmed A. Moustafa, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia

Allan U. Munck †, Dartmouth Medical School, U.S.A.

nobel_prize.jpg Ferid Murad, The George Washington University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998 for discovering the role of nitric oxide in the cardiovascular system.

Anwar Nasim, Islamic World Academy of Sciences, Pakistan

Klaus Nave, Max-Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany

Martina WS Nasrin, Neuroscience Cluster, Universitas, Indonesia

nobel_prize.jpg Erwin Neher, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1991 for discovering the function of single ion channels in cells.

Mark L. Nelson, Frontier Scientific, Inc., Utah, U.S.A.

Karoly Nikolich, Alkahest, Inc., California, U.S.A.

nobel_prize.jpg Ryoji Noyori, President of RIKEN, Japan., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001 for the study of chirally catalyzed hydrogenations.

nobel_prize.jpg Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society, United Kingdom, an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001 for discovering protein molecules that control cell division in the cell cycle.

Tiago Outeiro, University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

nobel_prize.jpg Douglas D. Osheroff, Stanford University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physics 1996 for his work on experimnetal condensed matter physics, in particular for his co-discovery of superfluiditity in Helium-3.

Lucy M. Palmer, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Hanna Parnas, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Itzchak Parnas †, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Isabel Perez-Otano, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Donald W. Pfaff, The Rockefeller University, U.S.A.

Ali Rashidy Pour, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnān, Iran

Jan S. Purba, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Atta-ur Rahman, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Pedro Ramos-Cabrer, CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain

Nicholas Rawlins, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

nobel_prize.jpg Sir Richard J. Roberts, New England Biolabs, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1993 for the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA and the mechanism of gene-splicing.

Serafim Rodrígues, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, Spain

Joshua R. Sanes, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, U.S.A.

Andreas T. Schaefer, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

nobel_prize.jpg Randy W. Schekman, University of California Berlekey, U.S.A., an awardee of the Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 for discovering a set of genes required for the “vesicle traffic.

Marshall H. Schuler, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Martin E. Schwab, Brain Research Institute, Switzerland

Markus Schwaninger, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

Peter H. Seeburg †, Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

Menahem Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Idan Segev, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Sebastian Seung, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.

Saad Shafqat, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Shihab Shamma, University of Maryland, U.S.A.

Nikhat A. Siddiqui, Barrett Hodgson University, Karachi, Pakistan

Wolf Singer, Ernst-Strüngmann-Institute for Brain Research, Germany

Solomon H. Snyder, The Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

Hermona Soreq, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Eduardo Soriano, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Rainer Spanagel, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany

Rolf Sprengel, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

Greg Stuart, Australian National University, Acton, Australia

nobel_prize.jpg Thomas C. Südhof, Stanford University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 for discovering how calcium triggers neurotransmitter release in synaptic transmission.

nobel_prize.jpg Akira Suzuki, Hokkaido University, Japan., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 for his work on the organic reaction of an aryl- or vinyl-boronic acid with an aryl- or vinyl-halide catalyzed by a palladium(0) complex.

Karel Svoboda, Janelia Farm Research, Ashburn, VA, USA

Jan Tønnesen, Achucarro Basque Centrer for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain

Mario Treviño, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Monterrey, Mexico

Basim M. Uthman, MD, FACIP, FAAN, Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar, Doha, Qatar

J. Craig Venter, J. Craig Venter Institute, U.S.A., credited for having a leading role in mapping of the human genome (2000) and in generating the first self-replicating synthetic bacterial cell.

Mohammad Wasay, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Craig Weiss, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

nobel_prize.jpg Eric F. Wieschaus, Princeton University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1995 for his work revealing the genetic control of embryonic development.

nobel_prize.jpg Torsten Wiesel, The Rockefeller University, U.S.A., an awardee of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981 for discovering information processing in the visual system.

Edward O. Wilson, Harvard University, U.S.A., is “the father of sociobiology”, a Humanist Laureate of the International Academy of Humanism and a two-times Pulitzer Prize winner.

Emre Yaksi, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Trondheim, Norway

Ofer Yizhar, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Paul Young, Cork University, Cork, Ireland

Khalid Yusoff, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

Nasser H. Zawia, The University of Rhode Island, U.S.A.

José Luis Zugaza, Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, Spain

† We are extremely saddened that our colleagues have passed away. They were the champions of science and humanity. They have left behind with us a lasting imprint of their personal and esteemed mark on both people and science. The Science Bridge thanks them for their support. We honor them and we will always remember them.