Professor and Provost
PhD, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Office: SC 1305 (Armstrong)
Phone: (912) 478-5258
Research activities focus on the developmental physiology of cardio-respiratory regulatory mechanisms and their ability to change in response to environmental conditions. This research encompasses the idea that animals (primarily invertebrates) develop the physiological regulatory machinery necessary to meet environmental demands encountered during embryonic and larval development. As the environment changes the animals compensate physiologically, morphologically and behaviorally to meet the new challenges. The general goals of the research are to establish a more thorough understanding of the physiological and developmental mechanisms that allow the heart and circulatory systems to provide for appropriate blood supply to meet metabolic demands during exposure to environmental stress.
Last updated: 8/22/2018