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Tiago Branco is the 2011 grand prize winner in the annual international competition for The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology. He is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to research into how single neurons in the brain can compute and convert information into behavior.

Three AAAS members are among the winners of this year’s scientific Nobel Prizes, honored for groundbreaking research in physics and medicine.