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Faculty Profile

Christopher J Leary

Biology
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY
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UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1087
Joined UM: January 20, 2010

Brief Bio

Christopher Leary, Assistant Professor at UM since 2010, received his M.S. in Zoology from Auburn University (1998), Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Oklahoma (2005) where he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate. From 2006-2009 he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at National Institutes of Health NRSA at the Univ. of Utah. Research in the Leary lab focuses on the neural and endocrine systems underlying animal communication and behavior. Dr. Leary's current efforts focus on understanding how acoustic signals produced by male green treefrogs (Hyla cinerea) influence the endocrine physiology and behavior of signal receivers. He has received numerous grants & has had articles published in the Journal of Comparative Physiology, General and Comparative Endocrinology, and Journal of Neuroscience Methods. Current research in the lab focuses on how acoustic signals influence the endocrine physiology and behavior of signal receivers.

Degrees

BS
Zoology
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AUBURN UNIVERSITY, ALABAMA (1992)
MS
Zoology
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AUBURN UNIVERSITY, ALABAMA (1998)
PhD
Zoology
THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA/ NORMAN, OKLAHOMA (2005)