Large Animal Clinical Sciences
P.O. Box 100136
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
- Post-Doctoral Associate, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2000-2003
- PhD, Interdisciplinary Program, Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2000
- BS, Psychology, Biology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 1996
Honors and Awards
- Online education excellence award, University of Florida, (2015)
- Invited reviewer to the 3rd edition biology textbook “What is Life: A guide to Biology (2013)
- Level II Scientific and Technological Achievement Award. United States Environmental Protection Agency. Application of Microarray Technology to Advance Ecotoxicology Research with Small-Fish Models. S11ER0032
- Provost’s Award in Recognition of Teaching and Learning Excellence, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL, 2010
- Examining the impacts of anthropogenic chemical at the molecular level in a variety of species including fish (sheepshead minnows, fathead minnows, and largemouth bass) , invertebrates (grass shrimp and blue crabs), and dolphins
- Developing molecular diagnostics for the seafood industry that can be used to distinguish high value seafood items (i.e. grouper) from commonly substituted lower value fish like tilapia
- Development and validation of a 2,000-gene microarray for the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas).
- A graphical systems model to facilitate hypothesis-driven ecotoxicogenomics research on the teleost brain-pituitary-gonadal axis.
- Effects of hypoxia on gene and protein expression in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus.
- Use of suppressive subtractive hybridization and cDNA arrays to discover patterns of altered gene expression in the liver of dihydrotestosterone and 11-ketotestosterone exposed adult male largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides).
- Analysis of gene expression profiles in largemouth bass exposed to 17-beta-estradiol and to anthropogenic contaminants that behave as estrogens.
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