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Charles Zuker, PhD

Dr. Charles Zuker is a Professor of Biochemistry and of Neuroscience at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Zuker is recognized for his work on GPCR signaling, and his studies on how the brain represents our sensory experiences and transforms reception into perception. Dr. Zuker is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was a scientific co-founder of Aurora Biosciences, Senomyx, and of Kallyope.