Biological Clocks

Biological Clocks

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Pioneer Works

 

Michael W. Young is a Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor at the Laboratory of Genetics at The Rockefeller University. He is one of the pioneers in discovering the molecular basis of circadian rhythms, the first demonstration of a molecular mechanism for behavior. Circadian rhythms-cyclic responses synchronized to the period of the day-are a fundamental aspect of behavior in humans and all other animals.


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