• A separate function will be organized later this year to confer the UnescoKalinga Prize for Popularization of Science, 2011, to Mexican physiologist and neurobiologist Dr Rene Raul Drucker, the Kalinga Foundation Trust.

  • Drucker is renowned for his work on sleep, particularly identifying the role played by neurotransmitters during sleep.

  • Drucker could not make it to receive the award at the international conference for celebration of 60th anniversary of the prize at KIIT University.