LSI Seminar Series: Richard Palmiter, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
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Richard Palmiter is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and and a professor of biochemistry and genome sciences at the University of Washington. He received a B.A. from Duke University and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Prior to moving to the University of Washington in 1974, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, at G.D. Searle Research Laboratories, and Harvard. Palmiter is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Association of Arts and Sciences. His laboratory is best known for its contributions to molecular genetics, development of mouse transgenic technologies and their use to study neural circuits that affect mouse behavior.