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Dr. Paula Duarte-Guterman

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Brock University

Discovery (Biological & Genetic Mechanisms)

Dr. Paula Duarte-Guterman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Brock University and the Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Neuroscience. She completed her PhD at the University of Ottawa investigating the interactions of thyroid and sex steroid hormones during frog development. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Ulm, Germany, probing the neuroendocrine mechanisms of paternal care in mice, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of British Columbia in the laboratory of Dr. Liisa Galea.

Area of Research Expertise
Behavioural neuroscience in rodents; Hormones; Metabolism; Parental experience; Environment; Adult neurogenesis and plasticity; Aging; Learning and memory