- Kimberley McAllister studies the developing brain
- Part of her research focuses on why viral infection during pregnancy can increase the likelihood of a child developing autism and schizophrenia
- McAllister was named director of the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience in 2018, becoming the first female to occupy the role
Puzzles always fascinated UC Davis Center for Neuroscience Director Kimberley McAllister. They’re initially what attracted her to science.