Florencia Pauli Behn, Ph.D.

Director of Research Affairs at HudsonAlpha
Director of Research Affairs

Email: fbehn@hudsonalpha.org
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