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Sarah Meerts

Sarah Meerts

Education & Professional History

Vassar College, BA, 2001

Dartmouth College, PhD, 2008

Michigan State University, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011

Courses Taught This Year

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages


Office Hours - Spring 2018:  Mondays 9:00-10:00am and Wednesdays Noon-1:00pm and by appointment.

Sarah Meerts (B.A., Vassar College, Ph.D., Dartmouth College) teaches courses in behavioral neuroscience, hormones and behavior and the neurobiology of motivated behaviors like sexual behavior and parenting.  Sarah’s research focuses on the hormonal and neural mechanisms that mediate sexual motivation and reward.  Her research uses behavioral techniques and immunocytochemistry to better understand female rat sexual behavior and the neuroendocrine changes that occur during puberty to facilitate adult sexual behavior.


Profile updated January 7, 2014

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