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Thomas Jessell is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Columbia University in New York City. He is known for his work on chemical signals that play a role when nerve cells assemble to form neuronal circuits. He was a co-recipient, with Pasko Rakic and Sten Grillner, of the inaugural Kavli Prize for Neuroscience in 2008.( http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/research/kavli.html) Jessell is also a co-editor, with Eric R. Kandel and James Schwartz, of the well-known textbook Principles of Neural Science.
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