Dr. Richard Simerly joins MPB

Dr. Richard Simerly, formerly the Director of the Developmental Neuroscience Program and Deputy Director of the Saban Research Institute at the Keck School of Medicine (UCLA) has joined Molecular Physiology and Biophysics. Dr. Simerly studies axon targeting in limbic and hypothalamic neural pathways, leptin receptor signaling in developing hypothalamic circuitry, and the development of sexually dimorphic forebrain regions. His lab is moving into 747 Light Hall.