Neurobiology

Neurobiology

synapse formation, maintenance, and pruning • learning and memory • behavior • neuronal cell fate and diversity • axonal guidance • diseases of the nervous system

Rudolf Jaenisch
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Rudolf Jaenisch

Professor of Biology; Member, Whitehead Institute; Member, Institute of Medicine

Rudolf Jaenisch uses pluripotent cells (ES and iPS cells) to study the genetic and epigenetic basis of human diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, autism and cancer.