Jihong Bai, Ph.D.


Jihong Bai, Ph.D.

Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

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Dr. Jihong Bai studies how the brain works. He uses tiny worms called nematodes, specifically C. elegans, to understand the basic mechanisms underlying the brain’s ability to produce sensation, perception and behavior. His research includes three major directions: how brain cells talk to one another; how they act together to produce behaviors; and how brain circuits integrate multiple sensory inputs to make decisions.


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin at Madison

M.S. Tsinghua University

B.S. Beijing Agricultural University

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