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Valerie Bolivar

Research scientist, New York State Department of Health

Valerie Bolivar is director of the Mouse Behavioral Phenotype Analysis Core in the Division of Genetics at the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center.

March 2018

How variability among mouse strains can aid autism research

by  /  21 March 2018

Researchers can convert the distinct genetic backgrounds of lab mice from a problem to an advantage, exploiting the differences to advance our understanding of autism.