In Search of Memory: A Documentary Film about Eric Kandel by Petra Seeger1/15/2009
Film Screening: In Search of Memory
Emilio Bizzi, Institite Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Eric Kandel, University Professor and Director, Kaveli Institute for Brain Science, Columbia Unviersity; Senior Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Petra Seeger, Writer, Producer, and Director, In Search of Memory
Monday, February 2, 2009, 7-9 p.m.
American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Cambridge, Mass.
In Search of Memory
is a documentary biopic chronicling the life and career of neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine. Beginning with his childhood in Vienna before and after the Nazi takeover, the film explores Kandel’s own memories and uses them to illustrate the scientific discoveries that elucidated how memories are stored in the brain.
This program is by invitation only.