A History of Primate Experimentation at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Robert Goy: Curing homosexuality, 1971-1989.
1971 Robert Goy replaces Harlow as WPRC director.
1972 Goy RW, Phoenix CH. The effects of testosterone propionate administered before birth on the development of behavior in genetic female rhesus monkeys.
1972 Goy RW, Resko JA. Gonadal hormones and behavior of normal and pseudohermaphroditic nonhuman female primates.
1972 Bullock DW, Paris CA, Goy RW. Sexual behaviour, swelling of the sex skin and plasma progesterone in the pigtail macaque.
1973 Eaton GG, Goy RW, Phoenix CH. Effects of testosterone treatment in adulthood on sexual behaviour of female pseudohermaphrodite rhesus monkeys.
1973 Slob AK, Goy RW, Van der Werff ten Bosch. Sex differences in growth of guinea-pigs and their modification by neonatal gonadectomy and prenatally administered androgen.
1973 Phoenix CH, Slob AK, Goy RW. Effects of castration and replacement therapy on sexual behavior of adult male rhesuses.
1974 Goy RW, Wallen K, Goldfoot DA. Social factors affecting the development of mounting behavior in male rhesus monkeys.
1975 Slob AK, Goy RW, Wiegand SJ, Scheffler G. Proceedings: Gonadal hormones and behaviour in the stumptail macaque (Macaca arctoides) under laboratory conditions: a preliminary report.
1975 Goy RW, Goldfoot DA. Neuroendocrinology: animal models and problems of human sexuality.
1975 Czaja JA, Eisele SG, Goy RW. Cyclical changes in the sexual skin of female rhesus: relationships to mating behavior and sucessful artificial insemination.
1975 Resko JA, Koering MJ, Goy RW, Phoenix CH. Preovulatory progestins: Observation on their source in rhesus monkeys.
1975 Robinson JA, Scheffler G, Eisele SG, Goy RW. Effects of age and season on sexual behavior and plasma testosterone and dihydrotestosterone concentrations of laboratory-housed male rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).
1975 Czaja JA, Goy RW. Ovarian hormones and food intake in female guinea pigs and rhesus monkeys.
1976 Weisbard C, Goy RW. Effect of parturition and group composition on competitive drinking order in stumptail macaques (Macaca arctoides).
1976 Bielert C, Czaja JA, Eisele S, Scheffler G, Robinson JA, Goy RW. Mating in the rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) after conception and its relationship to oestradiol and progesterone levels throughout pregnancy.
1976 Goldfoot DA, Kravetz MA, Goy RW, Freeman SK. Lack of effect of vaginal lavages and aliphatic acids on ejaculatory responses in rhesus monkeys: behavioral and chemical analyses.
1977 Czaja JA, Robinson JA, Eisele SG, Scheffler G, Goy RW. Relationship between sexual skin colour of female rhesus monkeys and midcycle plasma levels of oestradiol and progesterone.
1977 Wilen R, Goy RW, Resko JA, Naftolin F. Pubertal body weight and growth in the female rhesus pseudohermaphrodite.
1977 Wallen K, Goy RW. Effects of estradiol benzoate, estrone, and propionates of testosterone or dihydrotestosterone on sexual and related behaviors of ovariectomized Rhesus monkeys.
1978 Slimp JC, Hart BL, Goy RW. Heterosexual, autosexual and social behavior of adult male rhesus monkeys with medial preoptic-anterior hypothalamic lesions.
1978 : Goy RW. Sexual compatibility in rhesus monkeys: predicting sexual performance of oppositely sexed pairs of adults.
1978 Slob AK, Wiegand SJ, Goy RW, Robinson JA. Heterosexual interactions in laboratory-housed stumptail macaques (Macaca arctoides): observations during the menstrual cycle and after ovariectomy.
1979 Goy RW, Wallen K. Experiential variables influencing play, foot-clasp mounting and adult sexual competence in male rhesus monkeys.
1980 Holman SD, Goy RW. Behavioral and mammary responses of adult female rhesus to strange infants.
1980 Terasawa E, Rodriguez-Sierra JF, Dierschke DJ, Bridson WE, Goy RW. Positive feedback effect of progesterone on luteinizing hormone (LH) release in cyclic female rhesus monkeys: LH response occurs in two phases.
1981 Wallen K, Goldfoot DA, Goy RW. Peer and maternal influences on the expression of foot-clasp mounting by juvenile male rhesus monkeys.
1982 Sholl SA, Goy RW, Uno H. Differences in brain uptake and metabolism of testosterone in gonadectomized, adrenalectomized male and female rhesus monkeys.
1982 Resko JA, Goy RW, Robinson JA, Norman RL. The pubescent rhesus monkey: some characteristics of the menstrual cycle.
A 1982 or 1983 criticism of the university's use of primates from the Mobilization for Animals that comments on Goy's work.
1983 French JA, Abbott DH, Scheffler G, Robinson JA, Goy RW. Cyclic excretion of urinary oestrogens in female tamarins (Saguinus oedipus).
1983 Pomerantz SM, Goy RW. Proceptive behavior of female rhesus monkeys during tests with tethered males.
1983 National protest against primate research. 3500 attend rally at WPRC.
1984 Abbott DH, Holman SD, Berman M, Neff DA, Goy RW. Effects of opiate antagonists on hormones and behavior of male and female rhesus monkeys.
1984 Goldfoot DA, Wallen K, Neff DA, McBrair MC, Goy RW. Social influence on the display of sexually dimorphic behavior in rhesus monkeys: isosexual rearing.
1985 Pomerantz SM, Fox TO, Sholl SA, Vito CC, Goy RW. Androgen and estrogen receptors in fetal rhesus monkey brain and anterior pituitary.
1985 Pomerantz SM, Roy MM, Thornton JE, Goy RW. Expression of adult female patterns of sexual behavior by male, female, and pseudohermaphroditic female rhesus monkeys.
1986 Reinhardt V, Reinhardt A, Bercovitch FB, Goy RW. Does intermale mounting function as a dominance demonstration in rhesus monkeys?
1986 Thornton J, Goy RW. Female-typical sexual behavior of rhesus and defeminization by androgens given prenatally.
1986 Pomerantz SM, Goy RW, Roy MM. Expression of male-typical behavior in adult female pseudohermaphroditic rhesus: comparisons with normal males and neonatally gonadectomized males and females.
1988 Goy RW, Kraemer G, Goldfoot D. Biological influences on grooming in nonhuman primates.
1988 Pomerantz SM, Roy MM, Goy RW. Social and hormonal influences on behavior of adult male, female, and pseudohermaphroditic rhesus monkeys.
1988 Bercovitch FB, Roy MM, Sladky KK, Goy RW. The effects of isosexual rearing on adult sexual behavior in captive male rhesus macaques.
1988 Kemnitz JW, Sladky KK, Flitsch TJ, Pomerantz SM, Goy RW. Androgenic influences on body size and composition of adult rhesus monkeys.
1988 Goy RW, Bercovitch FB, McBrair MC. Behavioral masculinization is independent of genital masculinization in prenatally androgenized female rhesus macaques.
Vilas Zoo monkey house increasingly spray-painted with anti-vivisection slogans when public begins to understand that the monkeys there are being harvested for use in WPRC labs.
1989 Sholl SA, Goy RW, Kim KL. 5 alpha-reductase, aromatase, and androgen receptor levels in the monkey brain during fetal development.
1989 Kemnitz JW, Goy RW, Flitsch TJ, Lohmiller JJ, Robinson JA. Obesity in male and female rhesus monkeys: fat distribution, glucoregulation, and serum androgen levels.
1989 Goy pens letter to Dane County officials regarding Vilas Zoo facility:
WPRC resumes taking monkeys from zoo almost immediately, in secret.
1989 Goy resigns and is replaced as director by John P. Hearn.
1989 American Medical Association publishes white paper: “Animal Research Action Plan” detailing strategy to derail animal rights movement.
1996 Goy RW, Deputte BL. The effects of diethylstilbestrol (DES) before birth on the development of masculine behavior in juvenile female rhesus monkeys.
1997 Dumesic DA, Abbott DH, Eisner JR, Goy RW. Prenatal exposure of female rhesus monkeys to testosterone propionate increases serum luteinizing hormone levels in adulthood.
January 14, 1999 Goy dies.
The primate vivisection community's tribute to Goy.