David J. Anderson
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|David J. Anderson|
|Born||1956 (age 59–60)|
|Alma mater||Rockefeller University|
|Doctoral advisor||Günter Blobel|
|Other academic advisors||Richard Axel|
David J. Anderson (born 1956) is an American neurobiologist. He is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. His lab is located at the California Institute of Technology, where he current holds the position of Seymour Benzer Professor in Biology.
Anderson's previous work focused on the development and function of the nervous system, particularly the mechanism of fate determination of neural stem cells. His laboratory's current focus is to dissect genes and neural circuits underlying innate behaviors.