Roberto Refinetti, Ph.D.
Professor – Psychology
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
M. A., University of São Paulo, Brazil
B.S., University of São Paulo, Brazil
B.A., Pontifical Catholic University, Brazil
Dr. Refinetti is a biological psychologist with specialization in the study of biological rhythms. His laboratory is quite active and welcomes students interested in gaining hands-on experience in behavioral and biomedical research.
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Circadian Rhythms
Editor-in-Chief, Sexuality & Culture
National Science Foundation, “Homeostatic and Circadian Control of Energy Expenditure”, April 2004 to March 2007
National Institutes of Health, “Circadian Rhythms: Photic Sensitivity and Behavior”, December 2002 to November 2005
National Institutes of Health, “Homeostasis and Circadian Rhythms”, August 1996 to July 1999
National Science Foundation, “Homeostasis, Circadian Rhythmicity, and Behavior”, September 1995 to August 1998
Refinetti, R. Circadian Physiology, 2nd Edition. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press, 2006.
Carolina Trustee Professorship, University of South Carolina, 2006
Governor’s Distinguished Professor, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2004
Dr. Refinetti’s Circadian Rhythm Laboratory
Journal of Circadian Rhythms
American Physiological Society
Society for Neuroscience
Chronicle of Higher Education