Diversity Program Alumni Updates: Erich Jarvis, Ph.D.

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Erich Jarvis was a Minority Biomedical Research Support program participant at the City University of New York, Hunter College, where he graduated in 1988 with a B.S. in biology and mathematics. He later became a MARC predoctoral fellow at the Rockefeller University, where he earned a Ph.D. in molecular neurobiology and animal behavior in 1995. Today, Jarvis is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and a professor in the Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language at Rockefeller University. Using songbirds, he studies the neurobiology of vocal communication.

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