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Brian S. Mustanski, PhD Biography

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Pro to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"

“Our study helps to establish that genes play an important role in determining whether a man is gay or heterosexual.”

“A Genomewide Scan of Male Sexual Orientation,” Human Genetics, 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Ad hoc reviewer of the journals American Journal of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience, Journal of Sex Research, Human Biology, and Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • Associate Editor, Sexual and Relationship Therapy
  • Member, American Psychological Association Division 12: Society of Clinical Psychology
  • Member, International Academy of Sex Researchers
  • Member, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2001-2004
  • PhD, Psychology (with graduate minor in Behavioral Genetics), Indiana University, 2004
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Quoted in:
  1. Is There a Gay Gene?