On December 12, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Lviv Polytechnic will host a significant event - an online meeting of Professor Edvard Moser, the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, and students and faculty of the University and all those who wish to attend this event.
Professor Edvard Moser's lecture on Space and Time in the Brain will last 45 minutes, after which the participants will have the opportunity to ask questions for 10 minutes.
We invite all those interested to participate in this event, which will take place in a mixed format: online on the Zoom platform (Meeting ID: 817 6403 0468, Passcode: 320197) and offline in the Assembly Hall of the main building of Lviv Polytechnic National University.
Reference about the lecturer
Edvard Ingjald Moser is a Norwegian psychologist, neurophysiologist and director of the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and the Center for the Biology of Memory at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. Currently he is working as a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology near Munich.
Professor Moser and his wife, May-Britt Moser, played an important role in founding the Center for the Biology of Memory (CBM) in 2002 and the Institute for Systems Neuroscience in 2007, and pioneered research into the brain's mechanisms for spatial representation.
In 2014, the Mosers shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with John O'Keefe. The prize was awarded for the discovery of grid neurons of the brain, which are responsible for systematic orientation in space. This discovery solved a problem that has troubled scientists and philosophers for many centuries: how the brain forms a map of the surrounding environment and how we navigate in space.