Award Name : Perl-UNC Prize
Year of Award : 2010
Award for : Science and Engineering
Location : Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Catherine Dulac (born 1963) is a French-American biologist notable for research on the molecular biology of olfactory signaling in mammals, particularly including pheromones.She developed a novel screening strategy based on screening cDNA libraries from single neurons and a new method of cloning genes from single neurons. As a postdoc, Dulac discovered the first family of mammalian pheromone receptors with Nobel laureate Richard Axel. Dulac is an Howard Hughes Medical Investigator at Harvard University's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.She receive Perl-UNC Prize in 2011 for Discover of Chemosensitive Circuits that Regulate Social Behaviors.