Kim Hoke will be heading to Uruguay next week, after a brief stop at the University of Oklahoma (future home of Dr. Laura Stein!) to give a seminar on April 3. She will be teaching the second half of a bioinformatics course with the Sociedad de Neurociencias del Uruguay that includes electric fish and toads. The course on the neurobiology of social behaviors will take place at el Instituto Clemente Estable over March and April 2019. See here for more information:
Our primary goal is to understand the processes that shape evolutionary trajectories. We focus on the mechanisms of convergent evolution of behavioral and morphological traits. We link molecular, neural, and developmental mechanisms to their consequences for organismal phenotypes, and we investigate the neural and hormonal mechanisms of context- or experience-dependent changes in behavior.