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Christine M. Drea

Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology
Evolutionary Anthropology

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Public Lecture, “Brain Awareness Week,” · December 30, 2013 Lecture Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University
Symposium on “Ears, eyes, and noses: revisiting the evolution and ecology of the primate special Senses.” · December 30, 2013 Lecture American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, MN
Research Seminar · December 30, 2013 Lecture Systems & Integrative Neuroscience Group, Duke University
Integrative Biology Seminar · December 30, 2013 Lecture University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Research seminar: Systems and Integrative Neuroscience Group · September 1, 2013 Lecture Duke University
Public Lecture, “Brain Awareness Week,” · December 30, 2013 Lecture Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University
Symposium on “Ears, eyes, and noses: revisiting the evolution and ecology of the primate special Senses.” · December 30, 2013 Lecture American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, MN
Research Seminar · December 30, 2013 Lecture Systems & Integrative Neuroscience Group, Duke University
Integrative Biology Seminar · December 30, 2013 Lecture University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Research seminar: Systems and Integrative Neuroscience Group · September 1, 2013 Lecture Duke University
Using next-generation sequencing to investigate genetic health in a threatened primate · July 1, 2013 Lecture Baltimore, MD
5th Annual Conference of Collaborators on the Kalahari Meerkat Project · July 1, 2013 Lecture University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Research Seminar · December 1, 2012 Lecture Kuruman River Reserve, Van Zylsrus, South Africa
Langford Lecture · October 1, 2012 Lecture Duke University
4th Annual Conference of Collaborators on the Kalahari Meerkat Project · July 1, 2012 Lecture University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK
Plasticity in primate olfactory signals: Testing the hormonal modulation of scent via natural and controlled experiments · July 1, 2012 Lecture Vilnius, Lithuania
Symposium on "Chemosensory-initiated behavior": The olfactory mediation of mate choice in lemurs, 16th International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste · June 1, 2012 Lecture Stockholm, Sweden
Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) recognize familiar individuals by matching odors and vocalizations · June 1, 2012 Lecture Albuquerque, NM
Graduate Student Distinguished Speaker Series · March 1, 2012 Lecture University of Colorado, Bouler, CO
Research Seminar · December 2011 Lecture Kuruman River Reserve, Van Zylsrus, South Africa

Lecture

Biology Seminar · August 2011 Lecture North Carolina State University

Lecture

Sight or scent: Sensory reliance in detecting food quality by foraging lemurs reflects differing feeding ecologies · August 1, 2011 Lecture Austin, TX
Symposium on "Does social complexity influence communicative complexity?" · July 1, 2011 Lecture Bloomington, IN
Symposium on "Female Competition for breeding resources: traits, mechanisms, and modes of selection" · July 1, 2011 Lecture Bloomington, IN
Sending mixed signals: olfactory communication in Coquerel's sifakas, Propithecus coquereli · July 1, 2011 Lecture Bloomington, IN
Behavioral neuroendocrinology in female-dominant versus co-dominant Eulemur · July 1, 2011 Lecture Bloomington, IN
3rd Annual Conference of Collaborators on the Kalahari Meerkat Project · July 2011 Lecture University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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Prospecting for urinary chemical signals in binturongs (Arcticits binturong) · March 1, 2011 Lecture Anaheim, CA
Smelling wrong: hormonal contraception alters critical female odor cues · July 1, 2010 Lecture Williamsburg, Virginia
Message 'scent': lemurs detect honest olfactory ornaments in females · July 1, 2010 Lecture Williamsburg, Virginia
Phylogenetic and socioecological patterns in the urinary cues of prosimians · July 1, 2010 Lecture Williamsburg, Virginia
Seasonal variation of characteristic scent compounds in Eulemurs using gc/ms analysis · April 1, 2010 Lecture San Francisco, CA
Mammalian chemical communication: comparative investigation of urinary signals in prosimian primates · April 1, 2010 Lecture San Franscisco, CA
Ecology Seminar · December 1, 2009 Lecture Duke University, Durham, DC
Duke Lemur Center Seminar Series. "The sweet smell of success: Scent marks advertise the genetic quality of lemurs" · December 29, 2008 Lecture Durham, NC
Invited Speakers Program. "Sexual differentiation in unconventional mammals" · December 29, 2008 Lecture 88th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA
Symposium on Cooperation, Reciprocity and Responses to Inequity. "Cooperation in carnivores: Implications for primate cooperation studies" · December 29, 2008 Lecture 22nd Congress of the International Primatological Society, Edinburgh, UK
Joint EvMorph and BEAST Seminar. Seeing red, smelling red: Sensory mechanisms of foraging in strepsirrhine primates · January 2, 2008 Lecture Duke University
Behavior, Population, and Community Ecology Seminar. Sensory mechanisms of foraging in lemurs: seeing and smelling red · January 2, 2008 Lecture Duke University

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Summer Neuroscience Program Mentor - Summer Neuroscience Program · 2021 - 2022 Projects & Field Work Brain & Society
Bass Connections Faculty Team Member - Summer Neuroscience Program Mentor · 2018 Projects & Field Work

Primary Theme: Brain & Society