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Yehuda Ben-Shahar

​Associate Professor of Biology
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1137
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Animal behavior is mediated by the nervous system, according to information encoded in the genome. The Ben-Shahar lab uses a variety of behavioral, genetic, genomic, biochemical, and molecular techniques to decipher the genetic architecture that drives specific behaviors.

For more information, visit Yehuda Ben-Shahar's department profile.