Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of August 5, 2020,
for an entirely remote fall 2020 semester.
Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Discourse in the Disciplines: Biological Sciences
Contact & Office Hours
Sabin-Reed Hall 434
Ph.D, University of Massachusetts Amherst
* = equal author contributions; #undergraduate author
Vahaba DM, Macedo-Lima M, Remage-Healey L (2017). Sensory coding and sensitivity to local estrogens shift during critical period milestones in the auditory cortex of male songbirds. eNeuro.
Beery AK,Vahaba DM, #Grunberg D (2014). Corticotropin-releasing factor receptor densities vary with photoperiod and sociality. Hormones & Behavior.
Reviews & Commentaries
Vahaba DM & Remage-Healey L (2018). Neuroestrogens rapidly shape auditory circuits to support communication learning and perception: Evidence from songbirds. Hormones & Behavior.
Remage-Healey L, *Krentzel AA, *Macedo-Lima M, *Vahaba DM (2017). Species diversity matters in biological research. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Vahaba DM & Remage-Healey L. (2015). Brain estrogen production and the encoding of recent experience. Curr Opin Behav Sci.