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The laboratory was established in 1986 and has the mission of conducting experimental research on circadian rhythms. Supplemen- tary activities include research in thermal physiology, development of data analysis procedures, discussion of academic issues, and design of computer software for scientific research and higher education.
Lab History
Lab Facilities
Animal Subjects
 
   Cir·ca·di·an () [derived from the
   Latin circa (around) and dies (day)]  adj. Biol.
   Exhibiting approximately 24-hour rhythmicity.
Principal Investigator
   The principal investigator in the lab is
   Dr. Roberto Refinetti.   He earned his
   doctoral degree in biopsychology from
   the University of California at Santa
   Barbara in 1987 and did ...       More
Location
    The lab is located on
    the campus of the
    University of New
    Orleans
(in New
    Orleans, Louisiana,
    U.S.A.)

 
Weather
New Orleans is located in the southern United States, by the Gulf of Mexico. Average temperatures are 82°F (28°C) in July and 54°F (12°C) in January.
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The University of New Orleans is a doctoral research university with 8,000 students. It is ranked by Washington Monthly in the top 400 of 7,700 institutions of higher education in the United States. UNO is a member of the University of Louisiana system, which is composed of nine public universities distributed across the state of Louisiana, and has an annual impact of 500 million dollars on the economy of the New Orleans area.    
Highlights
    Founded in 1718
    by French explorers,
    New Orleans is the
    birthplace of jazz and
    is known worldwide
    for its jovial atmosphere.
    
    Renowned particularly
    for the Mardi Gras
    festival in February,
    the city is lively every
    day of the year.
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