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"The Molecular Circadian Clock and the Impact of Disrupted Rhythms and Sleep on Health and Disease"

THM 116
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Dr. Fred Turek | Faculty Host: Dr. Vincent Cassone

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Dr. Fred Turek

Fred W. Turek, PhD received his undergraduate degree in the biological sciences from Michigan State University in 1969, and his PhD from Stanford University in 1973 where he carried out research on circadian and seasonal rhythms.  After postdoctoral training at the University of Texas at Austin, he took a faculty position at Northwestern University where he served as the Chair of the Department of Neurobiology & Physiology from 1987-98.  Dr. Turek is the founder and current Director of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology at Northwestern University.  Dr. Turek was the founding president of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms (SRBR) and served in this capacity for six years.

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