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Class of 2007
Name
C. Lopes, Patrícia
E-Mail
pclopes@berkeley.edu
1st Degree
Biology
University (1st Degree)
University of Coimbra
Master Degree
Biology
About the PhD
Field of Research
Avian Reproductive Biology, Neuroendocrinology and Behavior
Thesis Title
Social modulation of sickness behavior and its neuroendocrine basis
Abstract
When animals are suffering from an infection, they frequently exhibit symptoms such as reductions in activity, reductions in food and water intake, reductions in libido and in social interactions. Adoption of these “sickness...
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Supervisor(s)
George E. Bentley
Co-Supervisor(s)
Eileen A. Lacey, Tyrone B. Hayes and Lance J. Kriegsfeld
University
University of California, Berkeley
Laboratory
Bentley Lab
City
Berkeley
Country
USA
Date of Thesis Defence
2012-12-14
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Postdoctoral researcher
Institution
University of Zurich
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City
Zurich
Country
Switzerland

Relevant Publications
Patrícia C. Lopes, John C. Wingfield, George E. Bentley (2012) Lipopolysaccharide injection induces rapid decrease of hypothalamic GnRH mRNA and peptide, but does not affect GnIH in zebra finches. Hormones and Behavior 62(2):1739. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2012.06.007
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Patrícia C. Lopes, James Adelman, John C. Wingfield, George E. Bentley (2012) Social context modulates sickness behavior. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66(10) pp 1421-1428.
DOI: 10.1007/s00265-012-1397-1
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Patricia C. Lopes, Hilary Chan, Sophie Demathieu, Paulina Gonzalez-Gomez, John C. Wingfield and George E. Bentley. The impact of exposure to a novel female on symptoms of infection and on the reproductive axis (2013). Neuroimmunomodulation. Accepted.
DOI: 10.1159/000353779

Publications
Lopes PC, Sucena É, Santos ME, Magalhães S 2008 Rapid Experimental Evolution of Pesticide Resistance in C. elegans Entails No Costs and Affects the Mating System. PLoS ONE 3(11)
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