Kenneth C. Catania

Kenneth C. Catania is an associate professor of biological sciences at Vanderbilt University. He studies the sensory systems, neurobiology, and behavior of specialized small mammals including water shrews, star-nosed moles, and naked mole-rats. His studies take him from his lab at Vanderbilt to the wetlands of Northern Pennsylvania. Catania is a 2001 Searle Scholar and a 2006 MacArthur Fellow. 

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