Biomedical Sciences

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Douglas Portman

University of Rochester
United States of America


Douglas Portman, Associate Professor, PhD

Research Interest

Genetics of development and behavior in C. elegans; Neural cell fate specification; Sex differences in neural circuit function; Sexual dimorphism in developmental patterning


  • Miller RM, Portman DS. A latent capacity of the C. elegans polycystins to disrupt sensory transduction is repressed by the single-pass ciliary membrane protein CWP-5. Disease models & mechanisms. 2010 Jul 1;3(7-8):441-50.

  • Hurd DD, Miller RM, Núñez L, Portman DS. Specific α-and β-tubulin isotypes optimize the functions of sensory cilia in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2010 Jul 1;185(3):883-96.

  • Portman DS. Sexual modulation of sex‐shared neurons and circuits in Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of neuroscience research. 2017 Jan 2;95(1-2):527-38.

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