Director of the Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology (CME)
Professor, Biochemistry Program
Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences
Professor, Center for Marine Biology
Arthur K. Whitcomb Professor, 1999-2002
316 Rudman Hall 46 College Road
University of New Hampshire Durham, NH 03824-3544
Ph. 603 862-2103
Director of the AFAIR Lab
My research program in molecular and biochemical endocrinology and neuroendocrinology integrates a system approach that includes multidisciplinary, comparative, genomics, neuroendocrine, physiological, biochemical and molecular studies.
My laboratory focuses on two species of fish, lampreys and hagfish, which are the only two living representatives of the oldest lineage of vertebrates. The overall objective of my current research has been to test the global hypothesis that the reproductive physiology of the lamprey is controlled at the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis by a gonadotropin releasing-hormone (GnRH)/receptor and glycoprotein hormone/glycoprotein hormone receptor system homologous to the system acting in gnathostomes.
Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, University of New Hampshire
106 Rudman Hall, 46 College Road, Durham NH 03824