NYCEP Alumnus Profile

Sylvia Atsalis

Coordinator of the Student Center for Science Engagement Northeastern Illinois University

Education

Ph.D. 1998, City University of New York

Contact

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Website: www.linkedin.com/pub/sylvia-atsalis/11/5b7/2a2

Publications

*Selected*

Impact of contraception on the social behavior of gorillas: welfare concerns. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 16:4, 389.  S Margulis, S Atsalis, A Safarty.  2013. 

Centre ValBio, Ranomafana National Park: Long term research in the rainforest of Madagascar. What have we learned from the decades? In: Kappeler PM, Watts D, Eds. Long-term research in primates. Dordrecht: Springer. Wright, P.C., Erhart, E.M., Tecot, S.R., Baden, A.L., Arrigo-Nelson, S., Morelli, T.L., Deppe, A., Blanco, M., Atsalis, S., Johnson, S.E., Ratelolahy, F., Tan, C. L. M., Zohdy, S., King, S.J. 2012.

Effects of combination birth control on estrous behavior in captive western lowland gorillas, Gorilla gorilla.  Zoo Biology 30:1-12. A Safarty, SW Margulis, S Atsalis. 2011.

All the World’s Primates.  Nine entries on the genus Microcebus: M.berthae, M.griseorufus, M.lehilahystsara, M.murinus, M.myoxinus, M.rufus, M.ravelobensis, M.sambiranensis, M.tavaratra.  Noel Rowe (editor).  Pagonias Press, available on-line.  S Atsalis.  2010.

Reproductive Aging in Captive and Wild Chimpanzees, Factors Influencing the Rate of Follicular Depletion. American Journal of Primatology 70:1-12. S Atsalis, E Videan.  2009. 

Behavioral Monitoring in Zoos and Aquariums: A Tool for Guiding Husbandry and Directing Research.  Zoo Biology 28(1): 25-48.  J Watters, SW Margulis, S Atsalis.  2009. 

Perimenopause and Menopause-Documenting Life Changes in Aging Female Gorillas.  In: Primate Reproductive Aging; Cross-Taxon Perspectives.  Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology. S Atsalis, SW Margulis, PR Hof (editors).Karger Publishers, vol 36, pp 119-146.S Atsalis, SW Margulis.  2008. 

Primate Reproductive Aging-from Lemurs to Humans. In: Primate Reproductive Aging; Cross-Taxon Perspectives.  Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology. S Atsalis, SW Margulis, PR Hof (editors).  Karger Publishers, vol 36, pp 186-194. S Atsalis, SW Margulis.  2008. 

Assessment of Reproductive Behavior and Hormonal Cycles in Geriatric Western Lowland Gorillas. Zoo Biology 26: 117-139.  SW Margulis, S Atsalis, A Bellem and N Wielebnowski.  2007. 

Sexual and Hormonal Cycles in Geriatric Western Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla).  International Journal of Primatology, 27(6): 1663-1687.  S Atsalis, SW Margulis.  2006.