The zoologist and neurobiologist Randolf Menzel is one of the leading researchers worldwide studying the nervous system of honeybees. Menzel's work focuses on the neurobiological basis of memory. Knowledge gained about neuronal principles in honeybees may contribute to a better understanding of memory in humans.
The Fyssen Foundation supports research on cognition. For this purpose, the foundation awards an International Prize annually to a scientist who has performed distinguished research in one of the areas supported by the foundation.
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Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Randolf Menzel, Institute of Biology, Freie Universität Berlin,
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