CURRICULUM VITAE John Graham Nicholls Birthdate: December 19, 1929 Birthplace: London, England Education: 1951 B.Sc. King's College London (Physiology) 1953-56 M.B.B.S. Charing Cross Hospital, London 1955 Ph.D.(Physiology), under Sir Bernard Katz, F.R.S., Biophysics Dept., University College London Employment: 1956-57 Casualty Officer, Radiotherapy House Officer, Charing Cross Hospital, London 1958-60 Research Assistant, Physiology Dept. University College London 1960-62 Research Assistant and Demonstrator, Dept. of Physiology, Oxford 1962-65 Research Fellow in Neuropharmacology, Harvard Medical School 1965-68 Associate Professor of Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine 1968-73 Associate Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School 1973-83 Professor of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine 1983-98 Professor of Pharmacology, Biozentrum, Basel University, Switzeland 1992-95 Chairman, Department Pharmacology, Biozentrum 1998Professor of Neurobiology and Cognitive Neuroscience, SISSA, Trieste, Italy Honors 1988 Fellow of the Royal Society 1989 Scholar-in-Residence, Fogarty Center, NIH; Fellow University College, London 1995 D.Sc. Honoris Causa, University of Tasmania; Order of "Andres Bello", 1st class, Venezuela 1997 Fellow of University College London 1998 Hon. Member Mexican Academy of Medicine 1994Visiting Professor: University of Tasmania, Glasgow University, Peking University, UNAM (Mexico) 2002 Medal 50th Anniversary Wroclaw Medical University, Poland; T.P.Feng Memorial Lecture, China 2003 “John Nicholls Fellowship“ created by IBRO for Students in developing countries 2007 D.Sc. Honoris Causa, University of Trieste 2010 Society for Neuroscience: Prize for Education in Neuroscience 2011 Endowed John G Nicholls Lecture, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass 2012 Hon. Member, Physiological Society, Great Britain 2013 Hon. Visiting Professor, National University, Asuncion, Paraguay 2014 T.P.Feng Memorial Lecture, Shanghai Experience: 1966-68 Special Lecturer in Physiology, Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole 1966-76 Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Pharmacology, St. Bartholomew's Hospital London 1968-72 Member, Physiological Training grant Committee, N.I.G.M.S. 1971-82 Organizer and Instructor Cold Spring Harbor Courses in Neurobiology 1974-84 Courses on CNS of Leech at Cold Spring Harbor 1975 Joint Lecture with Artur Rubinstein, “Majesty of Man“, Stanford. 1984-91 Course on CNS of Leech at Marine Biological Lab., Woods Hole 1974-78 Member, Neurology B. Study Section N.I.N.C.D.S 1976Courses in: Argentina, Brazil,Cameroon,Chile,China,CostaRica,Colombia,Cuba,Ecuador,Estonia, Ethiopia,Guatemala,India,Iran,Irak,Israel,Jordan,Kenya,Latvia,Malaysia,Mexico,NewZealand,Nigeria,Pakistan,Paraguay, Peru,Philippines,Poland,Romania,Russia,SriLanka,Tasmania,Turkey,Uganda,Uruguay,Venezuela,Vietnam 1978-81 Trustee, Grass Foundation 1978-83 Advisory Board, National Paraplegia Foundation 1979-80 Visiting Professor, Institute of Neurology, London: McDowall Lecturership, King's College London 1982 Rosenblueth Lecturer, Mexico City 1982-84 Member, Neurobiology and Behavior Training Grant Committee N.I.N.C.D.S.. 1983 G.L. Brown Lecturer, Physiological Society 1984 Magnes Lecturer, Jerusalem 1991 Lane Lecturer with Yehudi Menuhin, Stanford University 1994-03 Director IBRO Visiting Lectureship Training Programme for Developing countries 1995 Forbes' Lecturer, Woods Hole 1999Lecturer at St George’s University Medical School Grenada Books and papers From Neuron to Brain, editions 1-5 Pioneers of Neurobiology; My Brilliant, Eccentric Heroes (in Press, Nov 2014) Papers in journals from 1953 to present.