George PaxinosBA, PhD
George Paxinos completed his BA at The University of California at Berkeley, his PhD at McGill University, and spent a postdoctoral year at Yale University. He and Charles Watson are the authors of The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates. With over 61,000 citations over its 7 Editions (March 2014), this is the third most cited book in science after Molecular Cloning and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
George Paxinos has also published another 45 books on the structure of the brain of humans and experimental animals. His work was recognised by an AO, Ramaciotti Medal, Humboldt Prize, and a $4 million NHMRC Australia Fellowship in 2009. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and an elected foreign member of the Academy of Athens.