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Journal of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry

Editorial Board Member - JVSAH

BENSON T. AKINGBEMI

Associate Professor
Department of of Anatomy
Auburn University
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Benson T. AKINGBEMI had his initial education in Nigeria where he received the D.V.M. (1980), M.Sc. (1988) and Ph.D. (1997) degrees from the University of Ibadan. With a Research Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Akingbemi came to theUnited States in 1997 for postdoctoral training. Between 1997 and 2004, he worked on environmental toxicology and Leydig cells with Dr. Matthew Hardy, Center for Biomedical Research of the Population Council, Rockefeller University, New York.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

The male sex steroid hormone, testosterone, which maintains the male phenotype, is produced primarily by Leydig cells in the testis. Data from transgenic mice lacking one or both ER subtypes support the hypothesis that estrogen has a regulatory role in male reproduction. Moreover, there is growing public concern that chemicals in the environment (food, air, water), which have estrogenic properties, may have adverse effects on reproductive health. These compounds alter the endocrine profile by acting through steroid hormone receptors and are designated endocrine disruptors.





Other Editorial Board Members - JVSAH

Margaret L. Khaitsa

Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences
North Dakota State University
United States

David E. Gerrard

Professor
Department of Animal & Poultry Sciences
Virginia Tech
United States

Adolfo Godoy Pinto

Professor
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
University of Chile
Chile

Sherman Wessel Jack

Professor
Department of Pathobiology
Mississippi State University
United States

Sue Hudson Duran

Professor
Auburn University
United States

Renukaradhya J. Gourapura

Associate Professor
Food Animal Health Research Program,OARDC
The Ohio State University
United States

CODY P. COYNE

Professor
Department of Basic Science
Mississippi State University
United States

Farhang Sasani

Professor
Veterinary Pathology
Tehran University
Iran

Hisao Kurazono

Professor
Department of Animal and Food Hygiene
Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Japan

Jing Yang

Associate Professor
Department of Comparative Biosciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
United States
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