Drug abuse is one of the most devastating social and medical problems in our society, yet little is known about the mechanisms by which these drugs regulate behavior.
At the University of California, San Francisco, the laboratory of Ulrike Heberlein is using the fruit fly Drosophila, with its accessibility to genetic and molecular analysis, to help establish the missing links between genes and drug-induced behaviors.
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Last updated January 2011.
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