Neuroscience and Reproductive Biology

Research interests of faculty in the Section of Neurobiology and Reproduction based in the Departments of Biomedical Sciences and Clinical Sciences span a range of areas that include female reproductive physiology and neuroendocrinology, behavioral neuroscience, the neurobiology of parental behavior, transgenic biotechnology, implantation of ova, pregnancy and lactation, the effects of reproductive experience on neural and neuroendocrine functions, the consequences of environmental toxins and drugs of abuse during early development on neuroendocrine functions, fertility and behavior across generations, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Animal models utilized include rodents, goats and dogs.

The specific interests of each researcher are described below: