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prof. dr. J.C. Billeter

Associate professor Neurogenetics of social and sexual behaviour
prof. dr. J.C. Billeter
E-mail:
j.c.billeter rug.nl

Dr. Jean-Christophe Billeter

Research:

Neurogenetics of social and sexual behavior in Drosophila melanogaster

Expertise:

Neurogenetics, Sex Determination, Social and sexual Behavior, Drosophila melanogaster, Chemosensory Systems, Pheromones, Cuticular Hydrocarbons.

Degrees:

1997             Biology, Bachelor, University of Geneva.

1999             Biology, Master, University of Geneva.

2003             PhD, University of Glasgow.

Scientific Career:

2011-            University of Groningen, Netherlands.

                     Topic : Neurogenetics of social behaviour.

2007-10        University of Toronto, Canada, with Dr. Joel D. Levine.

                    Topic: Olfactory and neural pathways underlying social experience in Drosophila melanogaster.

2003-06        University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, with Dr. Stephen F. Goodwin.

                      Topic: Neuroanatomical and functional analysis of neurons controlling male sexual behavior in Drosophila.

1999-2003    University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, with Dr. Stephen F. Goodwin.

                    Topic: Targeting fruitless neurons: neurogenetic dissection of male sexual behaviour in Drosophila.

1997-98        Brandeis University, USA with Prof. Jeffrey C. Hall

                     Topic : Generation of Gal4-UAS transgenes to study the function of the fruitless gene in Drosophila.

Society Membership:

Nederlandse vereniging voor Gedragbiologie (Dutch Behavioral Biology Society).

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Contact information

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