Denise Ferkey

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. 2002
University of Washington
Postdoctoral work 2002-2006
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
(American Cancer Society and MGH Fund for Medical Discovery Fellow)
Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo. 2006

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Dr. Denise Ferkey
Department of Biological Sciences
353 Cooke Hall
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260

(716) 645-2363 ext: 234

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Our research is directed towards understanding the regulatory mechanisms that control animal behavior. Using C. elegans sensory behavior (e.g. chemosensation) as a model, we study the regulation of G protein-coupled signal transduction pathways as well as the mechanisms by which the neurotransmitter dopamine modulates signaling and behavior.