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  • Study: Different species share a 'genetic toolkit' for behavioral traits

    From left, bioengineering professor Jian Ma, cell and developmental biology professor Lisa Stubbs, entomology professor and Institute for Genomic Biology director Gene Robinson, animal biology professor Alison Bell and their colleagues found that distantly related organisms share key genetic mechanisms that help them respond to threats.

    From left, bioengineering professor Jian Ma, cell and developmental biology professor Lisa Stubbs, entomology professor and Institute for Genomic Biology director Gene Robinson, animal biology professor Alison Bell and their colleagues found that distantly related organisms share key genetic mechanisms that help them respond to threats.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • To reach Lisa Stubbs, call 217-244-4000; email ljstubbs@illinois.edu.
    To reach Alison Bell, call 217-265-5469; email alisonmb@illinois.edu.
    To reach Gene Robinson, call 217-265-0309; email generobi@illinois.edu. The paper, “Neuromolecular responses to social challenge: Common mechanisms across mouse, stickleback fish and honey bee,” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.