New Biology Professor has Research Highlighted at Annual Society Meeting

Incoming faculty member Dr. Brandon C. Moore, Assistant Professor of Biology has his reproductive biology research Highlighted.  Moore was one of four oral presentations chosen for reporting by student journalists at the 2014 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology annual meeting.

As a reproductive biologist, he is interested in understanding the complexities of internal fertilization in different evolutionary lineages.  Moore and colleagues have recently been studying one of the most bizarre reproductive organs in the animal kingdom to date - the American alligator.  The article entitled Vertebrate reproductive evolution is laid bare by the ever-erect, spring-loaded alligator penis can be read by clicking on the link.

Dr. Moore also presented the results of this research at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology in Austin, Texas.