Roger P. Croll

Dalhousie University, Canada


Roger P. Croll received his B.S. degree from Tufts University, Mass, USA, in 1973, and his Ph.D. degree from McGill University, QC, Canada, in 1979. After a year of postdoctoral fellowship at McGill, he completed his postdoctoral studies at the University of California at Santa Cruz. In 1983, he was awarded a university research fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and moved to Dalhousie University where he assumed faculty positions first at the Department of Psychology and then at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. He became a Full Professor in 1994. During sabbatical years, he joined the staff of the Free University of Amsterdam (1990), University of Hawaii (1997-1998), and University of Queensland (2004-2005). Throughout his career, he has published widely on topics ranging from sensory biology to neural mechanisms of learning and frommemory to larval biology to reproductive endocrinology and autonomic control of visceral functions and has employed animals as diverse as ctenophore jellyfish, various gastropods, zebrafish, and guinea pigs. He currently serves as the Editor of the Neurobiology Section of the Journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology and as a Member of the Editorial Board of the Open Journal of Zoology.

Biography Updated on 11 March 2010

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