Research Interests

Current Research

Primary areas of research are: (1) elucidation of the mechanisms of regulation within the hypothalamus/pituitary/gonad axis in snakes and (2) growth regulation and reproduction in fish.

Fish growth and reproductive endocrinology.

Enhancement of growth rates in aquaculture species via probiotic treatments.

Regulatory pathways for oocyte maturation within hypothalamus/pituitary/gonad axis in aquaculture species (e.g., tilapia).

Dr. Murdock

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