Dr. Yanovsky is group leader at the Leloir Institute Foundation and associate professor at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He obtained his Ph.D. in 1999, conducting research at the Institute for Agricultural Plant Physiology and Ecology (IFEVA) at the UBA. He worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, until 2003. He was also a Pew Latin American Fellow. In 2005, he received the Bernardo Houssay Young Investigator Award in the field of biomedical research and, in 2006, the Fundación Bunge y Born Young Investigator Award in the field of plant biology.
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Marcelo Yanovsky's laboratory investigates the genetic mechanisms controlling daily and seasonal rhythms, using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system.
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