A neuronal circuit that responds to threats and controls appetite

November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Richard D. Palmiter, Ph.D.
Richard Palmiter, Ph.D.

Professor of Biochemistry & Genome Science
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Dr. Palmiter is professor of biochemistry and genome sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle. He is also an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for many years. He received a AB degree from Duke University and a PhD degree from Stanford University. Dr. Palmiter is a member of the National Academy of Sciences USA, the American Association of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow of the AAAS. He has won the George Thorn Award, the Julius Axelrod Award, the Charles-Leopold Mayer Award of the French Academy of Sciences, and the NY Academy of Sciences Award in Biological and Medical Sciences. He studies neural circuits that control instinctive behavior and emotion. 

Faculty Hosts

Wolfgang Liedtke, M.D. Ph.D.

Ru-Rong Ji, Ph.D.