UCL and Francis Crick Institute, UK
Tim Bliss pioneered our understanding how memories are formed and stored at the synaptic level. His work on Long term potentiation (LTP) has in particular focused on the presynaptic site as well as the general relationship between synaptic plasticity and memory. A Fellow of the Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences, his numerous awards include the 2016 Brain Prize, one of the world’s most coveted prizes. In addition to his duties as the Francis Crick Institute, he is a visiting professor at UCL and Xi’an Jiatong University.
See his Biography here.