Catherine Dulac, Harvard University, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Cambridge, USA
Catherine Dulac is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Harvard University. Her work explores the molecular biology of pheromone detection and signaling in mammals, as well as the role and mechanisms of epigenetic regulation in the adult and developing brain, with a specific focus on genomic imprinting . She graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, she received her PhD from the University of Paris VI at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Embryology (Nogent-sur-Marne), and was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, she is a member of the French Academy of Sciences, Institute of France and a Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur. She is a recipient of the Liliane Bettencourt Prize, the Richard Lounsbery Award, the Perl/UNC Neuroscience Prize and the IPSEN Foundation Neuronal Plasticity prize.
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