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Caitlin Unkenholz

Undergraduate Researcher

ccu4@cornell.edu

I am working on a project under the supervision of a graduate student, Sarah Allen. The objective of the project is to decrease expression of seminal fluid proteins in Drosophila melanogaster hypothesized to be in the Sex Peptide network. Sex Peptide is known to induce a long-term post-mating response (LTR) in female flies that optimizes reproduction.