2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: undeclared
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Russell Fernald, Biology

Danielle Katz's research in Dr. Russell Fernald's lab focuses on the role of the vagal lobe in the reproductive behavior of A. burtoni, a species of African cichlid fish. This work aims to answer a larger question: How does social experience influence the brain?

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2014:

Which Neurons Control Reproductive Behavior in Cichlid Fish?

Danielle Katz1, Nicole Gurtler1, Scott Juntti1, Mariana Jimenez1, Russ Fernald1
[Department of Biology1, Stanford University]