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Hormones and Animal Social Behavior
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Prof. Elizabeth Adkins-Regan, PI

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York, USA

Research supported by NSF

The Adkins-Regan lab studies hormonal and neural mechanisms of behavior from a comparative and evolutionary perspective. A major focus is the reproductive and other social behavior of birds, including courtship, mate choice, pair formation, mating behavior, parental behavior and aggression. The integrative research program lies at the intersection of behavioral neuroscience (especially behavioral neuroendocrinology) and animal behavior/behavioral ecology.


Nicole Baran and Sam Peck’s (Goldstein lab) exciting new results published in Proc. R. Soc. B. BaranProcB2017

Kristina Smiley receives PhD and wins both Cornell’s 3-minute thesis competition AND a Dean’s Prize for Distinguished Teaching Award!

Elizabeth Adkins-Regan wins the 2017 Exemplar Award from the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior