Vanessa Punal, PhD

Josie Clowney Lab

Areas of Interest

Vanessa is interested in understanding the neural underpinnings of olfactory perception. In particular, she aims to uncover the developmental instructions which endow neural circuits with the capacity to distinguish between odors, and thus direct behaviors essential to survival.

Honors & Awards



  • PhD, Neurobiology, Duke University

Published Articles or Reviews

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