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Carla Shatz wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology

Picture of Carla Shatz
Feb 1 2018

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Carla Shatz, the Sapp Family Provostial Professor and David Starr Jordan Director of Stanford Bio-X and a professor of biology and of neurobiology, has won the 2017 Harvey Prize in Science and Technology in recognition of her discoveries concerning the development of visual circuits in the brain. This prestigious award, which rewards excellence by recognizing breakthroughs in science and technology, is given by the Technion in Haifa, Israel, and Shatzjoins only two other women among the recipients of the prize, awarded since 1972.