Sharon Markman

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In monogamous species, conspecific aggression is a primary tactic to deter intruders. Alternative reproductive strategies, such as extra-pair copulations or intra-specific brood parasitism that peak at the pre-egg laying period and are practised by intruders, pose a significant threat to the monogamous pair. Here, we addressed the question whether male and(More)
Although 90 % of all bird species are monogamous, many species practice alternative reproductive strategies as extra-pair copulations, intra-specific brood parasitism, and quasi-parasitism. In territorial monogamous species, both partners hold and defend the territory from intruders. Often, the intruders are males and usually the local male banishes the(More)
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." T he risk of losing the ability to have children due to cancer treatment is a source of concern for more than 135,000 children, adolescents and young adults (ages 15-39) diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. Understanding the need to focus on the threat(More)
T he recruitment of established senior investigators can have a profound impact on an institution. Over the course of the last three years, the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has been fortunate to welcome a number of highly regarded clinicians and scientists to our Cancer Center. These individuals are listed by year(More)
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