Guest talk – “Fruits of Ethology” series

Guest talk – “Fruits of Ethology” series

In the framework of the “Fruits of Ethology” guest talk series we will have the pleasure to welcome our next speaker,  Larry J Young (Silvio O. Conte Center for Oxytocin and Social Cognition / Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA).

Date: 18th of September, Monday, 15.15

Location: ELTE, Department of Ethology (South Building), Pázmány Péter sétány 1/c, 6th floor

Title: Oxytocin and the Neurobiology of Social Bonding: Origins of Behavioral Diversity

Selected recent publications:

Amadei EA, Johnson ZV, Jun Kwon Y, Shpiner AC, Saravanan V, Mays WD, Ryan SJ, Walum H, Rainnie DG, Young LJ, Liu RC. Dynamic corticostriatal activity biases social bonding in monogamous female prairie voles. Nature 546(7657):297-301. 2017. link
Johnson ZV, Walum H, Xiao Y, Riefkohl PC, Young LJ. (2017) Oxytocin receptors modulate a social salience neural network in male prairie voles. Horm Behav.87:16-24.
King LB, Walum H, Inoue K, Eyrich NW, Young LJ. (2016) Variation in the Oxytocin Receptor Gene Predicts Brain Region-Specific Expression and Social Attachment. Biol Psychiatry. 80(2):160-169.
Burkett JP, Andari E, Johnson ZV, Curry DC, de Waal FB, Young LJ. (2016) Oxytocin-dependent consolation behavior in rodents. Science.351(6271):375-8.
Walum H, Waldman ID, Young LJ. (2016) Statistical and Methodological Considerations for the Interpretation of Intranasal Oxytocin Studies. Biol Psychiatry. 79(3):251-7.
Rilling JK, Young LJ. (2014) The biology of mammalian parenting and its effect on offspring social development. Science. 345(6198):771-6.

All welcome!

Márta Gácsi & Ádám Miklósi
Department of Ethology