Norwegian neuroscientist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014. He began teaching at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 1996.
He earned his PhD in Neurophysiology from the University of Oslo.
He founded the Centre for the Biology of Memory as well as the Institute for Systems Neuroscience.
He shared his Nobel Prize with his wife, fellow neuroscientist May-Britt Moser.
He and Bruce Beutler are both recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.