Julie Bakker, PhD


GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN), Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Senior Research Associate FNRS, Group leader Neuroendocrinology NIN


Basic scientist, Clinical investigator

Research Interests

Julie Bakker is a basic scientist interested in elucidating the genetic and neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying the sexual differentiation of the brain. She uses transgenic mouse models to analyze the sexual differentiation of neural circuits underlying reproductive functioning and behavior. She also uses human studies to translate and validate findings obtained in animal models as well as to analyze hormonal and genetic determinants of unique human features such as gender identity. Her research thus comprises a multidisciplinary approach employing molecular, cellular, neuroanatomical and behavior approaches in rodent and human models.


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