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Journal of Veterinary Science and 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

HAO SHI

Assistant professor
Department of Animal & Poultry Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
United States

Andrzej Wernicki

Professor
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Life Sciences
Poland

BERNARD GREVEMEYER

Professor
School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University
Saint Kitts

Marcelo L. Rodriguez-Puebla

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences
North Carolina State University
United States

Jerry R. Roberson

Associate Professor
Theriogenology/Large Animal Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
West Indies

Stan W. Casteel

Professor
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
University of Missouri
United States

TANYA D. GRAHAM

Professor
Veterinary Pathologist
South Dakota State University
United States

Monique Mancuso

Researcher
Coastal Marine Environment Institute (IAMC)
National Research Council (CNR)
Italy

Gheorghe Mircea Constantinescu

Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Missouri
United States

Renukaradhya J. Gourapura

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