Molecular and Cellular Biology
United States of America
Thomas Christian Südhof was born in Göttingen, Germany, on Dec. 22 in 1955, obtained his M.D. and doctoral degrees from the University of Göttingen in 1982. He performed his doctoral thesis work at the Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie in Göttingen with Prof. Victor P. Whittaker on the biophysical structure of secretory granules.His research interest is in understanding the mechanisms undelying synaptic communication, and the processes causing human disease.
Moleculae and Cellular Physiology and Neurosciences.