Channel

University of Miami

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R&D Budget

$331 Million

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Number of Labs

100

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Number of Scientists

300


PROFILE

Derek Dykxhoorn

University of Miami

John Hussman Institute for Human Genomics

trying to see why genes cause diseases

Primary Research

Genetics

Challenges

Autism
Neurodegenerative Diseases

“I think that there's a great need for younger researchers in sciences, in general.”
– Derek Dykxhoorn

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curious about how genes play a role in neurological disorders
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ABOUT Derek Dykxhoorn

  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Yes
  • Am I competitive?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Planner