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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

Sherman Wessel Jack

Professor
Department of Pathobiology
Mississippi State University
United States

Marcelo L. Rodriguez-Puebla

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

Cheryl S. Rosenfeld

Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences
University of Missouri
United States

Farhang Sasani

Professor
Veterinary Pathology
Tehran University
Iran

Thimmasettapp Thippeswamy

Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Iowa State University
United States

Robert Kinobe

Senior Lecturer
Physiology and Pharmacology
School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Australia

Marianne Oropeza

Associate Professor
Department of Production Animal Medicine
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Norway

Andrzej Wernicki

Professor
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Life Sciences
Poland

Sue Hudson Duran

Professor
Auburn University
United States

CODY P. COYNE

Professor
Department of Basic Science
Mississippi State University
United States
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