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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.
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
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.
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
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
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
Valery Grinevich, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Jaime Grutzendler, Yale University, U.S.A.
Agnes Gruart, Universidad Pablo de Olivide, Seville, Spain
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
Mazahir T. Hasan, Achucharro Center for Neuroscience, Bilbao, Spain
Bassem Hassan, VIB and KU Leuven School of Medicine, Belgium
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.
Florian Holster, Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Münich, Germany
Konstantin-A. Hossmann, Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne, Germany
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
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
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
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 Mohamed, INSERM 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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Alexej Verkhratsky, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Mohammad Wasay, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Craig Weiss, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
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.