Neuroscientist Rudy Behnia Focuses on Vision

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Neuroscientist Rudy Behnia

Neuroscientist Rudy Behnia is a principal investigator at Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute whose lab is now located in the Manhattanville’s Jerome L. Greene Science Center. She is studying the neurons in fruit fly brains – which number from 100,000 to 150,000 – to help unlock the mystery of how the 86 million neurons of the human brain process motion and color.

Learn more about how fruit flies help Behnia's research on human vision..


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