Florencia Pauli Behn, Ph.D.
Director of Research Affairs at HudsonAlpha
Director of Research Affairs
Phone: (256) 327-5229
Location: 601 Genome Way, Huntsville, AL 35806
Flo Behn, PhD, is the director of research affairs at HudsonAlpha. She joined the Institute in 2009. In her role, Behn leads HudsonAlpha’s sponsored projects administration office and supports activities that help secure grant funding for existing and emerging research programs. Behn also held previous positions at the Institute as the research affairs coordinator and a research scientist in the Myers Lab. She earned her BS in biology from the University of Toledo and PhD in genetics from Stanford University.
2007 Ph.D. in Genetics, Stanford University
2002 BS in Biology, minors in Chemistry & Spanish, The University of Toledo
2016-present Director for Research Affairs
2014-2016 Research Affairs Coordinator, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
2009-2014 Senior Scientist, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
2008-2008 AAAS Fellow, Diplomacy Fellow, USAID
2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
2003-2007 Graduate Student, Stanford University School of Medicine
Leadership Huntsville Flagship Class L-33
HudsonAlpha Institutional Review Board Chairperson