Memory, whether personal or collective, seems to be a central feature of Jewish practice.
John Meitzen is a professor in the department of biological sciences at North Carolina State University. His laboratory investigates how steroid sex hormones modulate neuron electrophysiology with a particular emphasis on estradiol and the striatum. He was honored in 2016 by SfN with the Next Generation Award. Meitzen received his PhD in neurobiology and behavior from the University of Washington, completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Minnesota, and was a Grass Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory.