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Dixon Woodbury, Ph.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology

Q: One weird fact about me is...

A: I love astronomy.

Q: My favorite superhero is...

A: My father, who was a physiologist.

Q: My favorite "fun fact" about the brain is...

A: The more we learn, the more we realize there is so much more to learn.

Q: What is your area of research?

A: Neurotransmitter release as altered by SNARE proteins and alcohol.

Q: What is exciting in your work right now?

A: Learning how alcohols alter cell membranes and change neurotransmitter release.

Q: I have been teaching Neuroscience classes for...

A: 30 years.

Q: When I am not teaching awesome Neuroscience classes I like to...

A: Rebuild a 55-year old computer that was the first used for nerve/muscle research at the University of Washington.