Dr. Susan Young
Institute for Behavioral Genetics

1480 30th St
447 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0447

Phone: (303) 492-1235
Fax: (303) 492-8063
Susan.Young @Colorado.EDU

Dr. Susan Young is a research associate at IBG who has expertise in multivariate twin analysis and family-based genetic association methods. She is currently investigating several candidate genes involved in the dopaminergic system as they may relate to substance use and related disorders. She also has extensive experience in assessment standardization and the development of computer algorithms for generating phenotypes for quantitative genetic analysis. She is a co-investigator on the National Youth Survey, and a large twin study of executive cognitive function.

Division of Substance Dependence