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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Sarah Blythe

Assistant Professor of Biology

Parmly 301
(540) 458-8342


B.A. - Hanover College; Hanover, IN

Ph.D. - Northwestern University; Evanston, IL

Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Virginia; Charlottesville, VA


My research interests include the mechanisms underlying learning and memory in the brain, as well as sex differences in the brain. Currently, I am using behavioral and anatomical techniques to examine how obesity affects regions of the brain known to be involved in memory formation.


Addication & Drugs of Abuse (Biology 111)

Anatomy & Physiology (Biology 260)

Vertebrate Endocrinology (Biology 250)

Reproductive Physiology (Biology 255)

Animal Physiology (Biology 362)