Seventh Annual Kaulenas Lecture

On Monday, April 26 at 4 PM in Electrical Engineering Lab 2 Lecture Hall (Room 119) Professor Catherine Dulac, Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Harvard University, will present the seventh annual Kaulenas Lecture entitled "Sex Battles in the Brain." As part of the lecture, Professor Dulac will discuss her laboratory's research exploring the molecular biology of olfactory signaling and its role in sensory processing that modulates reproductive behavioral and endocrine changes. Light refreshments to follow the lecture.

The Kaulenas Lecture honors Mindaugas (Steve) Kaulenas, whose contributions to the university spanned thirty-five years, 1967-2002. As chair first of the Zoology and later of the Biology Department for thirteen years, he was an active researcher and enthusiastic lecturer focusing on developmental biology and the biology of aging.

To donate to the Kaulenas Lecture fund, please contact Laurie Benoit, Director of Development, College of Natural Sciences, phone: (413) 577-4712; email: lbenoit@cns.umass.edu.

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