Tom Carew

Professor of Neuroscience, NYU Center for Neural Science

Thomas Carew is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University, where he is also a Professor of Neural Science. Tom trained with Eric Kandel, a pioneer in the field of memory research. Tom is an elected fellow of both AAAS and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and served as President of the Society for Neuroscience. His research interests center on cellular and molecular mechanisms of memory.

Participant In:

Speak, Memory

Saturday, November 7, 2015
2:30-4:30 pm

Past Event

Over the last thirty years, significant progress has been made in our understanding of the various types of memory, the neural processes of consolidation and reconsolidation, and the biochemistry of memory, as well as the malleability and limits of autobiographical memory. How might continued research help us identify the importance of memory in normal development,… read more »

The Helix Center is pleased to announce receipt of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation in support of a series of fourteen roundtables addressing big questions in the physical, natural, and biological sciences and the humanities. The topics are: Knowledge and Limitations; The Span of Infinity; Complexity and Emergence; The Search for Immortality;  The Sublime Experience; The Meditative State; The… read more »