Dr Gerard Tarulli

Research interests

Development of reproductive tissues

My research investigates the role of sex steroid hormones in the development of reproductive organs, in particular the phallus, mammary gland and gonads. I study how cells communicate with one another to execute these complex developmental processes.

  • Reproduction and development
  • Marsupials
  • Biomedical models
  • Health
  • Disease
  • Sex determination
  • Sexual differentiation
  • Epigenetics
  • Molecular and hormonal regulation
  • Gonad and phallus
  • Echidna development
  • Embryonic diapause
  • Genomic imprinting
  • Placenta
  • Germ cells
  • Comparative genomics
  • Transcriptomics
  • Innate immunity
  • Limb development

Research projects

  • How do sex steroids control phallus development?

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