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Jordan Yorgason, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology

Q: What is your area of research?

A: Opioid and psychostimulant addiction.

Q: What is exciting in your work right now?

A: I'm excited about setting up a new lab. It has been a blast and I have a fantastic team of students that have been helping me.

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

A: Jam on my cello and bass guitar, and hang with my kids.

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

A: The average brain weighs ~1.36 kg and it is the fattiest organ in the body!

Q: The coolest thing my lab has done is...

A: We build a lot of cool stuff. We are currently building a virtual maze for rodents.

Q: One weird fact about me is...

A: Most people can blow a bubble with gum. I can blow a bubble with melted cheese (just not with parmesan... so don't ask).