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James Nagler

James J. Nagler, Ph.D.

Office: LSS 252
Phone: (208) 885-6280
Email: jamesn@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: University of Idaho
Dept. of Biological Sciences
875 Perimeter MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051

College of Science
University of Idaho
Professor and Chair

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 1996

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Reproductive biology of fishes
  • Biography

    My research training began with a BS degree, in Fish and Wildlife Biology, from the University of Guelph in 1983. This was followed with a MS degree from Concordia University in 1985, in which I investigated the sub-lethal reproductive toxicity of pentachlorophenol in female rainbow trout. I went on to study the physiology of ovarian development in a marine fish, the winter flounder, for my Ph.D. at Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1991. Subsequently, I worked as a research scientist on a variety of projects involving fish reproductive biology, in England and Canada, before joining the faculty at the University of Idaho.

  • Selected Publications
    • Nagler JJ, Cavileer T, Verducci J, Schultz I, Hook S, Hayton W, (2012) Estrogen receptor mRNA expression patterns in the liver and ovary of female rainbow trout over a complete reproductive cycle. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 178: 556-561.
    • Nagler JJ, Cavileer T, Hunter S, Drew R, OkutsuT, Sakamoto T, Yoshizaki G (2011) Non-sex specific genes associated with the secondary mitotic period of primordial germ cell proliferation in the gonads of embryonic rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Mol. Reprod. Develop. 78:181-187.
    • Nagler JJ, Davis TL, Modi N, Vijayan MM, Schultz I (2010) Intracellular, not membrane, estrogen receptors control vitellogenin synthesis in the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 167: 326-330.
    • Cavileer T, Hunter S, OkutsuT, Yoshizaki G, Nagler JJ (2009) Identification of novel genes associated with molecular sex differentiation in the embryonic gonads of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Sexual Develop. 3:214-224.
    • Brown KH, Schultz IR, Cloud JG, Nagler JJ (2008) Aneuploid sperm formation in rainbow trout exposed to the environmental estrogen 17α-ethynylestradiol. PNAS (USA) 105:19786-19791.

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