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Renee Baran

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience

Baran teaches genetic analysis, developmental biology, and introduction to cell and molecular biochemistry.


  • Office: Bioscience 206
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  • Phone: (323) 259-1422

Education: B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Her research interests include synapse formation, axon transport, and regulation of neuronal microtubules. She uses a combination of genetic, molecular biology, and cell biology techniques to study nervous system development using the nematode C. elegans as a model organism.