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Austen

Austen Curtin, PhD Student

E-Mail: acurtin@gc.cuny.edu

Education:

BS, Psychology, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (2002)

MA, Psychology, Subprogram in Animal Behavior and Conservation, Hunter College (2009)

PhD, Biology, Subprogram in Neuroscience, Graduate Center, CUNY (current)

Research Interests:

I am interested in how animals synchronize their behavior with others.

I am currently exploring how manipulations of the spatial, temporal and social environment of zebra finches affect the coordination of behavioral processes that determine reproductive fitness.

Publications:

Gess*, A., Schneider, D.M., Vyas, A., & Woolley, S.M.N. (2011). Automated auditory recognition training and testing. Animal Behaviour, 82, 285-293.

Krause, A., Xu, Y., Joh, J., Hubner, R., Gess*, A., Ilic, T., & Worgall, S. (2010). Overexpression of sonic hedgehog in the lung mimics the effect of lung injury and compensatory lung growth on pulmonary Sca-1 and CD34 positive cells. Molecular Therapy, 18, 404-412.

Gess*, A. (2007). Birds like music, too. Science, 317, 1864.

*maiden name

 

 

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