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cooper01
06-24-2008, 01:27 PM
Hello, I'm a molecular biologist currently focused on mammalian chiropteran systematics. I'm really thinking of changing my focus to the use of geckos to study the molecular mechanisms that regulate and determine complex behaviors. I would like to work up from the gene level (finding the genes that regulate protein production which leads to neurological structural development) and working my way all the way up to the observation of the complex behavior (for example the tokay bashing of prey on branches). This is a very very large area that i want to go into. I was wondering if anyone had any comments or anything at all to say about this. I would love to hear what my fellow geckofreaks have to say about this. Please reply if even just a few words. Thanks:biggrin:

Riverside Reptiles
06-24-2008, 11:00 PM
Richard, I moved the thread for you.