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Tracy Marchant B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D

Faculty Member in Biology

CSRB 120.3

Research Area(s)

  • Comparative endocrinology of vertebrates
  • Body energy regulation in vertebrates, especially birds and teleosts
  • Physiology of body growth in vertebrates
  • Corticosterone physiology in birds
  • Feathers as an integrated measure of hormone physiology in birds

About me

Professor in the Department of Biology since 1989. I teach and research in the general area of animal physiology. I am particluarly fascinated by the origin of the vertebrate body.  I also think our biosphere is in dire need of more respect.


animal biology bird corticosterone endocrinology energy feather growth hormone physiology stress vertebrate zoology