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At the Monell Center, scientists from many disciplines work together to focus on understanding the mechanisms and functions of taste and smell and define the broad significance of these senses in human health and disease. Monell is the world’s only independent, non-profit scientific institute dedicated to basic research on taste and smell.

Dr. Amber Alhadeff

Alhadeff Wins Neuroscience Award

Dr. Amber Alhadeff has been awarded a 2020 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neurosciences.
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Potato chips for twin study

Fat Liking and Genetics

New Monell research has found that liking of fatty food could be related to inborn genetic traits related to fat perception.
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Dr. Julie Mennella

Mennella Wins AChemS Career Award

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Mennella on receiving the AChems Max Mozell Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Chemical Senses.
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