Penny M. Hopkins
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Phone: (405)325-6195
Fax: (405)325-6202


Penny M. HopkinsCurrent Research Interests and Subject Areas Available for Graduate Research

This laboratory is involved in the following research problems:

1. Characterization of the hormonal and growth factor control of molting and regeneration in the fiddler crab, Uca pugilator.

2. Expression patterns of receptor genes that bind hormones and other ligands and belong to the superfamily of nuclear receptors.

3. Characterization of metabolic pathways for metabolism of invertebrate steroids (the ecdysteroids) in the crab.


Ph.D., Tulane University

M.S., Tulane University

B.S., Texas Tech University



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