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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
    The lab is located on
    the campus of Boise
    State University
, in
    the city of Boise,
    capital of the state
    of Idaho (U.S.A.).

Boise is located in the northwest of the United States, not far from the Pacific Ocean. Average temperatures are 76°F (24°C) in July and 32°F (0°C) in January.
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Boise State University is the largest university in Idaho, with approximately 25,000 students. It is a doctoral university ranked by Forbes Magazine among the top 600 (out of 4,000) universities in the United States. Its football team is ranked among the top 25 teams in the country. To watch a short video about the city of Boise and Boise State University, please click on the icon to the right. 

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