Prof. William Wisden, Biographical Details: 1986 BA, Zoology - Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge; 1989 PhD Molecular Neuroscience; 1990-1992 EMBO Long-term Fellowship, University of Heidelberg, Germany; 1993-2001 Group Leader, MRC LMB, Cambridge; 2001-2005 Group Leader, IZN, University of Heidelberg, Germany; 2005-2009 Professor & Chair of Neuroscience, Head of Neurobiology programme, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen; 2009- Chair of Molecular Neuroscience, Dept of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.
Elected to a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Biology, FRSB (2012)
Elected to a Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences, FMedSci (2014)
Principal research question: establishing neural circuitry involved in sleep
Principal research technique: mouse genetics