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Lawrence B. Schook


Primary Affiliation

Cellular and Molecular Foundations of Intelligent Behavior


Status Affiliate Faculty

Home Department of Animal Sciences

Phone 265-5450



  • Biography

    Schook is an Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor, and previously served as Director, Division of Biomedical Sciences on the Urbana-Champaign campus. He holds appointments as Professor of Animal Sciences, Bioengineering, Pathobiology, Nutritional Sciences, Pathology, and Surgery. He is also a Professor in the Institute for Genomic Biology and holds Affiliate Faculty appointments at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory. His research focuses on comparative mammalian genomics and applications of technologies to create biomedical models.  He has served as the Principal Investigator for over $25M in sponsored research from the NIH, NSF, USDA, and industry.