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PARENTAL CONFLICTS IN THE BRAIN

Christopher Gregg and Catherine Dulac Parents influence the brain development and the behavior of their offspring in extraordinary and varied ways that impact the success of their offspring…

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DULAC LAB: SMALL RNAS AND THE SENSE OF SMELL

Modern genetics textbooks highlight the concept of the ‘central dogma’ which states that DNA is transcribed into messenger RNA (mRNA) and that mRNA is subsequently translated into proteins. …

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FEMALE AND MALE MICE SEXUAL BEHAVIORS ARE JUST A SNIFF AWAY

Authors Jennings Xu, Catherine Dulac, and Tali Kimchi In rodents, as in most vertebrates, the social and sexual behaviors of males and females clearly differ. For example, female…

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RICHARD LOSICK “FEEDS” STUDIES IN SCIENCE

Professor Richard Losick (front row, center), Professor Catherine Dulac (far right), Dr. Michelle McMurray ’91 (second row, next to Professor Dulac) and the HHMI research students at the…

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CATHERINE DULAC’S PHENOMENAL PHEROMONE FASCINATION

Catherine Dulac The brain’s cognitive abilities fascinate most people in neuroscience, but Catherine Dulac is drawn to the non-cerebral, genetically encoded, instinctive behaviors on which an animal’s very…

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CATHERINE DULAC RECEIVES THE 2006 RICHARD LOUNSBERY AWARD

Catherine Dulac with Jules Hoffmann, President of the Académie des sciences, Institut de France Catherine Dulac of MCB and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has been awarded the…

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TRANSLATING THE LANGUAGE OF PHEROMONES

When animals meet, how do they distinguish friend from foe? Such determinations must be made quickly, since any delay could mean a missed opportunity, but also accurately, since…

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SEX AND SMELL: THE MOLECULAR ARCHITECTURE OF PHEROMONE SENSING

To ensure reproductive success, animals have evolved sensory and behavioral strategies to identify suitable mating partners. A particularly widepread strategy among mammals is the release and the detection…

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