Catherine Dulac


Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA


  1. Perez J, Rubinstein N, Dulac C. New Perspectives on Genomic Imprinting, an Essential and Multifaceted Mode of Epigenetic Control in the Developing and Adult Brain. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2016;39:347-84 pubmed publisher
    ..This review should help provide a better understanding of the significance of genomic imprinting in the normal and pathological brain of mammals including humans. ..
  2. Moffitt J, Bambah Mukku D, Eichhorn S, Vaughn E, Shekhar K, Perez J, et al. Molecular, spatial, and functional single-cell profiling of the hypothalamic preoptic region. Science. 2018;362: pubmed publisher
    ..The approach described opens a new avenue for the construction of cell atlases in diverse tissues and organisms. ..
  3. Isogai Y, Wu Z, Love M, Ahn M, Bambah Mukku D, Hua V, et al. Multisensory Logic of Infant-Directed Aggression by Males. Cell. 2018;175:1827-1841.e17 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, infant-mediated aggression by virgin males relies on the recognition of pup's physical traits in addition to parental and infant chemical cues. ..
  4. Li Y, Dulac C. Neural coding of sex-specific social information in the mouse brain. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018;53:120-130 pubmed publisher
    ..In this review, we summarize recent findings on how sex-specific sensory information is processed in social behavioral circuits. ..
  5. Kohl J, Babayan B, Rubinstein N, Autry A, Marin Rodriguez B, Kapoor V, et al. Functional circuit architecture underlying parental behaviour. Nature. 2018;556:326-331 pubmed publisher
    ..This functional organization, reminiscent of the control of motor sequences by pools of spinal cord neurons, provides a new model for how discrete elements of a social behaviour are generated at the circuit level. ..
  6. Kohl J, Dulac C. Neural control of parental behaviors. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018;49:116-122 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we review the latest advances, outline possible organizational principles of parental circuits and discuss future challenges. ..
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    Dulac C, Torello A. Molecular detection of pheromone signals in mammals: from genes to behaviour. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2003;4:551-62 pubmed
  8. Li Y, Mathis A, Grewe B, Osterhout J, Ahanonu B, Schnitzer M, et al. Neuronal Representation of Social Information in the Medial Amygdala of Awake Behaving Mice. Cell. 2017;171:1176-1190.e17 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings reveal basic principles underlying the brain's representation of social information and its modulation by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. ..
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    Dulac C, Wagner S. Genetic analysis of brain circuits underlying pheromone signaling. Annu Rev Genet. 2006;40:449-67 pubmed
    ..We will review and discuss the specific contribution of each of the two chemosensory systems that ensure specific behavioral responses to conspecific animals...