Dr. Scott Wersinger
Ph.D., Boston University
Office: 348 Park Hall
Phone: (716) 645-3650 x. 347
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Summary of Research Interests:
Dr. Wersinger is interested in molecular aspects of reproductive behavior.
- Wersinger, S.R., Sannen, K., Villalba, C., Lubahn, D.B., Rissman, E.F., & DeVries, G.J. (1997). Masculine sexual behavior is disrupted in male and female mice lacking a functional estrogen receptor alpha. Hormones and Behavior, 32, 176-183.
- Rissman, E.F., Wersinger, S.R., Fugger, H.N., & Foster, T.C. (1999). Sex with knockout models: behavior studies of estrogen receptor alpha. Brain Research, 835, 80-90.
- Wersinger, S.R., Haisenleder, D.J., Lubahn, D.B., & Rissman, E.F. (1999). Steroid feedback on gonadotropin release and pituitary gonadotropin subunit mRNA in mice lacking a functional estrogen receptor alpha. Endocrine, 11, 137-143.
- Wersinger, S.R., & Rissman, E.F. (2000). Estrogen receptor alpha is essential for female-directed chemo-investigatory behaviour but is not required for the pheromone-induced luteinizing hormone surge in male mice. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 12, 103-110.
- Wersinger, S.R., & Rissman, E.F. (2000). Dopamine activates masculine sexual behavior independent of the estrogen receptor alpha. Journal of Neuroscience, 20, 4248-4254.
- Gore, A.C., Wersinger, S.R., & Rissman, E.F. (2000). Effects of female pheromones on GnRH gene expression and luteinizing hormone release in male wild-type and estrogen recceptor-alpha knockout mice. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 12, 1200-1204.
Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
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