Email: DLANG@HOSTOS.CUNY.EDU
 

Office Number: C-511W7

Office Tel: 718 518 6879

Courses usually taught:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles of Biology
  • General Biology
  • Microbiology

Areas of Expertise:

Neuroscience, Microbiology, Fundamentals of Life Sciences, Introduction to Biology, Principles of Biology, General Biology, Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology.

Areas of Interest:

  • Behavioral Neuroscience focusing on Paternal care. Experimental model used is the Prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster.
  • Neuronal implications in learning.
Publications and Presentations:
  • Publication: Do females influence paternal responsiveness in male prairie voles Microtus ochrogaster by increasing the salience of infant odors? [Current Zoology 59 (3): 317–325, (2013)].
  • Publication: Exploring factors that impact neuronal activation producing paternal care in the male prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster): Conference of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences [University Publications.net ISSN: 1943-6114: 5(3):35–35 (2012)]
  • Publication: Changes in response to Odors during the reproductive period in male and female prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). [Canadian Journal of Zoology 86:224-230, (2008)]Guest
  • Presenter; Lehman College Colloquium, New York
  • Presentation: 1st Hostos Research Day held at Hostos Comm. College, NY, 2014
  • Workshop Presenter; How to Succeed in Anatomy and Physiology, Hostos Comm. College, NY, 2014
  • Presentation Judge at the 25th annual Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) conference held at Bolton Landing, NY, 2013, 2014
  • Active Participant at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Research
  • Administrator's workshop (NIH funded workshop) held at Lexington KY, 2013
  • Presentation; Mentoring Match.Com held at Hostos Comm. Coll, NY, 2013
  • Presentation; IJAS Conference held at Harvard University. Cambridge, MA, 2012
  • Guest Speaker; Black History Month at Glad Tidings Tabernacle, NY, 2012
  • Presentation Judge at the 45th annual the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB ) Conference held at Adelphi University, NY, 2012
  • Abstract Pre-Conference Reviewer of the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Conference held at San Jose California, November 2012
  • Guest speaker/presenter for colloquium/seminar held at Lehman College, NY 2010

Grants and Fellowship

  • PSC CUNY Research Grant
  • Science Fellowship
  • University Fellowship

Professional Affiliations:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS)
  • Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
  • New York Academy of Science (NYAS)
Biography:

Dr Damaris-Lois Yamoah Lang is a Neuroscientist who obtained her PH.D at The Graduate School, CUNY. Dr. Lang attended Medical School and in addition to that has two Master’s Degrees in Biology. Dr Lang has over 10 years of experience in Higher Education.