Paul Breslin

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Paul Breslin
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
Known forWork with human oral perception and flies
Scientific career
Fieldspsychologist, Geneticist
InstitutionsMonell Chemical Senses Center, Rutgers University

Dr. Paul Breslin is a geneticist and biologist.

He is most notable for his work in taste perception and oral irritation,[1] in humans as well as in Drosophila melanogaster, the common fruit fly.

He is a Member at the Monell Chemical Senses Center and acts as Director of the Science Apprenticeship Program. He is a Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.


  1. ^ Breslin, Paul; Spector, Alan (1992), A Quantitative Comparison of Taste Reactivity Behaviors to Sucrose Before and After Lithium Chloride Pairings: A Unidimensional Account of Palatability, Philadelphia: Behavioral Neuroscience[dead link]