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Brigitte Le Boeuf

Instructional Associate Professor

Fax: 979-845-2891


331 BSBW

Joined the Department in 2017

  • B.S. Biology, University of Dallas
  • Ph.D. Biology, Texas A&M University

BIOL 402 Communicating Biological Research to the Public

Interpret scientific papers; analyze how research findings are communicated to lay audiences; write synopses of research findings for the general public. Fills one of the current Writing Intensive “W” course requirements for biology
Prerequisites: BIOL 213 and BIOL 214; junior or senior classification.

480 Department Colloquium

Attend presentations given by renowned scientists from various fields of biology; learn about new developments in science; stay abreast of current and trending research topics. Fills one of the current Writing Intensive “W” course requirements for biology
Prerequisites: Senior classification; majors in BIOL, MICRO, BMCB and ZOOL.

  1. LeBoeuf, B, Chen, X, Garcia, LR. WNT regulates programmed muscle remodeling through PLC-β and calcineurin in Caenorhabditis elegans males. Development. 2020;147 (9):. doi: 10.1242/dev.181305. PubMed PMID:32317273 PubMed Central PMC10679511.
  2. Goncalves, J, Wan, Y, Guo, X, Rha, K, LeBoeuf, B, Zhang, L et al.. Succinate Dehydrogenase-Regulated Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxykinase Sustains Copulation Fitness in Aging C. elegans Males. iScience. 2020;23 (4):100990. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.100990. PubMed PMID:32240955 PubMed Central PMC7115159.
  3. LeBoeuf, B, Garcia, LR. Caenorhabditis elegans Male Copulation Circuitry Incorporates Sex-Shared Defecation Components To Promote Intromission and Sperm Transfer. G3 (Bethesda). 2017;7 (2):647-662. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.036756. PubMed PMID:28031243 PubMed Central PMC5295609.
  4. Jee, C, Goncalves, JF, LeBoeuf, B, Garcia, LR. CRF-like receptor SEB-3 in sex-common interneurons potentiates stress handling and reproductive drive in C. elegans. Nat Commun. 2016;7 :11957. doi: 10.1038/ncomms11957. PubMed PMID:27321013 PubMed Central PMC4915151.
  5. Pellicer-Rubio, MT, Boissard, K, Forgerit, Y, Pougnard, JL, Bonné, JL, Leboeuf, B et al.. Evaluation of hormone-free protocols based on the "male effect" for artificial insemination in lactating goats during seasonal anestrus. Theriogenology. 2016;85 (5):960-969. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2015.11.005. PubMed PMID:26707385 .
  6. Pereira, L, Kratsios, P, Serrano-Saiz, E, Sheftel, H, Mayo, AE, Hall, DH et al.. A cellular and regulatory map of the cholinergic nervous system of C. elegans. Elife. 2015;4 :. doi: 10.7554/eLife.12432. PubMed PMID:26705699 PubMed Central PMC4769160.
  7. LeBoeuf, B, Correa, P, Jee, C, García, LR. Caenorhabditis elegans male sensory-motor neurons and dopaminergic support cells couple ejaculation and post-ejaculatory behaviors. Elife. 2014;3 :. doi: 10.7554/eLife.02938. PubMed PMID:24915976 PubMed Central PMC4103683.
  8. Correa, P, LeBoeuf, B, García, LR. C. elegans dopaminergic D2-like receptors delimit recurrent cholinergic-mediated motor programs during a goal-oriented behavior. PLoS Genet. 2012;8 (11):e1003015. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003015. PubMed PMID:23166505 PubMed Central PMC3499252.
  9. LeBoeuf, B, Garcia, LR. Cell excitability necessary for male mating behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans is coordinated by interactions between big current and ether-a-go-go family K(+) channels. Genetics. 2012;190 (3):1025-41. doi: 10.1534/genetics.111.137455. PubMed PMID:22174070 PubMed Central PMC3296240.
  10. LeBoeuf, B, Guo, X, García, LR. The effects of transient starvation persist through direct interactions between CaMKII and ether-a-go-go K+ channels in C. elegans males. Neuroscience. 2011;175 :1-17. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.12.002. PubMed PMID:21145946 PubMed Central PMC3059131.
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