Hildebrand John G.
Regents Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience
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College of Science, University of Arizona
Hildebrand is Regents Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He received his AB (biology) from Harvard University and PhD (biochemistry) from Rockefeller University. After 16 years of faculty service at Harvard and Columbia Universities, he moved to Arizona in 1985 as Founding Head of the Division of Neurobiology (1985–2009), later the Department of Neuroscience (2009–2013). Research fields: insect neurobiology and behavior, olfaction, chemical ecology, and arthropod vector biology. A past President of: Association for Chemoreception Sciences; International Society of Chemical Ecology; and International Society for Neuroethology. Elected member: National Academy of Sciences (currently International Secretary); American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Philosophical Society; Brazilian Academy of Sciences; German National Academy of Sciences ‘Leopoldina’; Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters; Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. Honorary Fellow: Royal Entomological Society (UK). Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); Entomological Society of America, and International Society for Neuroethology.
Sustainable Development Goals
neuroscience, olfaction, entomology, insects, STEM education, STEM policy and diplomacy
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02. Biological Sciences
Last updated on 05/10/2023