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John Tuthill joins PBIO as our newest faculty member

John Tuthill, PhD, joined the department earlier this year as a tenure track assistant professor.  John studied biology and anthropology at Swarthmore and after working as a technician at the University of Montana and Universidad de Buenos Aires, he entered the Janelia Farm/University of Chicago graduate program.  There, he studied motion perception in Drosophila. After completing his PhD research, John did postdoctoral work at Harvard Medical School in the laboratory of Rachel Wilson.

To read more about John’s laboratory and their current research on neural mechanisms of sensorimotor processing in the fruit fly, visit their website:

Welcome, John!