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Dr. Eric Kandel

Nobel Prize-winning Neuroscientist and Co-director of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University

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Dr. Eric Kandel Biography

Eric R. Kandel, M.D., is University Professor and Fred Kavli Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University; and Senior Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science and Co-Director of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute.

A graduate of Harvard College and N.Y.U. School of Medicine, Dr. Kandel trained in Neurobiology at the NIH and in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He joined the faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in 1974 as the founding director of the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, and organized Columbia’s neuroscience curriculum.

Dr. Kandel has explored the molecular mechanisms of memory storage in both the sea slug Aplysia and mice. He has expanded his research to animal models of memory disorders, mental illness, and drug abuse. He has received over 20 honorary degrees and is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences as well as the National Science Academies of Austria, France, Germany, and Greece. He has been recognized with the Albert Lasker Award, the Heineken Award of the Netherlands, the Gairdner Award of Canada, the Harvey Prize and the Wolf Prize of Israel, the National Medal of Science USA, and the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2000.

Dr. Kandel is an editor of Principles of Neural Science, the standard textbook in the field. He reached a broad general audience with his 2006 book In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind, and most recently through the Charlie Rose Brain Series on PBS. He has published two books on the intersection of art and science: The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present, and his latest, Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures.

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Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures

Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures

Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition (Principles of Neural Science (Kandel))

Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition (Principles of Neural Science (Kandel))

The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present

The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present

Memory: From Mind to Molecules

Memory: From Mind to Molecules

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, And The New Biology Of Mind

Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, And The New Biology Of Mind

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    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Dr. Eric Kandel for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Eric Kandel for your next private or corporate function.
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Nobel Prize-winning Neuroscientist and Co-director of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University

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Dr. Eric Kandel Biography

Eric R. Kandel, M.D., is University Professor and Fred Kavli Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University; and Senior Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science and Co-Director of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute.

A graduate of Harvard College and N.Y.U. School of Medicine, Dr. Kandel trained in Neurobiology at the NIH and in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He joined the faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in 1974 as the founding director of the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, and organized Columbia’s neuroscience curriculum.

Dr. Kandel has explored the molecular mechanisms of memory storage in both the sea slug Aplysia and mice. He has expanded his research to animal models of memory disorders, mental illness, and drug abuse. He has received over 20 honorary degrees and is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences as well as the National Science Academies of Austria, France, Germany, and Greece. He has been recognized with the Albert Lasker Award, the Heineken Award of the Netherlands, the Gairdner Award of Canada, the Harvey Prize and the Wolf Prize of Israel, the National Medal of Science USA, and the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2000.

Dr. Kandel is an editor of Principles of Neural Science, the standard textbook in the field. He reached a broad general audience with his 2006 book In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind, and most recently through the Charlie Rose Brain Series on PBS. He has published two books on the intersection of art and science: The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present, and his latest, Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures.

Dr. Eric Kandel Videos

  • Eric Kandel: Unconscious Decision Making
  • Eric Kandel: Creativity, Your Brain, and the Aha! Moment
  • Eric Kandel: How Your Brain Finishes Paintings

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    Speaking fees for Dr. Eric Kandel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Dr. Eric Kandel are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Dr. Eric Kandel, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Dr. Eric Kandel speak about?

    Dr. Eric Kandel is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Creativity Speakers, Culture, Education, Faith & Religion, Leadership Speakers, Science and Technology, Technology Speakers.
  • Where does Dr. Eric Kandel travel from?

    Dr. Eric Kandel generally travels from Please Contact, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Dr. Eric Kandel’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Dr. Eric Kandel for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Eric Kandel for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Dr. Eric Kandel or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Dr. Eric Kandel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Eric Kandel for your event is available upon request. Dr. Eric Kandel generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Michael Gazzaniga, Antonio Damasio, Joseph LeDoux, Jimmy Wales and Ray Kurzweil. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Eric Kandel for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. Eric Kandel Speaker Videos

  • Eric Kandel: Unconscious Decision Making
    Eric Kandel: Creativity, Your Brain, and the Aha! Moment
  • Eric Kandel: How Your Brain Finishes Paintings

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