Biomedical Endocrinology - Growth and Reproduction


Program Description:

Endocrinology is the study of the systems in a body that involve hormone production. This presentation will discuss the connection of a body’s endocrine system to both growth and reproduction and discuss some of the causes and ramifications of a malfunctioning endocrine system.


Stacia Sower

Stacia Sower, Ph.D., Oregon State U., is the Director of the Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the director of the Anadromous Fish and Aquatic Invertebrate Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire. Her primary area of research concerns biomedical endocrinology, structure and function of brain hormones in mediating reproductive processes in freshwater and marine fish and endocrine disrupting hormones.

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