Susan Harbison: The Mystery of Sleep | GenomeWeb

Recommended by: Robert Balaban, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Susan Harbison started out as an aerospace engineer, determining the service life of aircraft parts. But, her interest in genetics was piqued after she got Basenjis, a type of dog, that she entered into dog shows. "Because of my background in engineering, I thought that quantitative genetics might be an interesting place to apply my computational skills," she says.

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