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James T. Bradley

Emeritus Professor

Research Areas

331 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334)-844-9262
Lab Phone: (334) 844-9234


Ph.D. - University of Washington

Honors and Awards

Chair, Littleton-Franklin Lecture Committee
2003 - present
W. Kelly Mosley Professorship in Science and Humanities, Auburn University
2003 - present
Director, interdisciplinary Human Odyssey Program, Auburn University
1994 - present
Academic Freedom Award, AAUP, Auburn University Chapter
Chair, Auburn University Senate and Faculty
2001 - 2002
Auburn Alumni Association Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award
1999 - 2000
Student Government Association of Auburn University Most Outstanding Faculty Member in the College of Science and Mathematics
1989 - 1999

Research and Teaching Interests

• Cell biology of insect and fish oogenesis and early embryogenesis, especially vitellogenesis and metabolic fate of yolk protein during embryogenesis.

• Bioethics and 21st century biotechnologies including stem cells, cloning, genetic enhancement, age retardation, and neuropharmacology.

• Criteria defining personhood at the beginning of life.



Concepts of Science - SCMH1010 Advanced Cell Biology - BIOL7440 
The Human Odyssey I - UNIV2710   
The Human Odyssey II - UNIV2720   
Cell Biology - BIOL4100

Selected Publications

Bradley, J.T., 2007. Odysseans of the Twenty-First Century. Zygon 42:999-1008.

Bradley, J.T., 2006. In Search of Prometheus. Review of Bioethics and the New Embryology: Springboards for Debate by S.F. Gilbert, A.L. Tyhler and E.J. Zackin, 2005. Nature 440:150-151.

Bradley, J.T., 2006. Opposition to science. Nature 222:271-272.

Bradley, J.T., 2005. The moral status of the human embryo: A biologist’s view. Bulletin of Human Behavior & Development 1:1-7.

Bradley, J.T., 2004. Controlling Our Destinies - Historical, Philosophical, Ethical, and Theological Perspectives on the Human Genome Project, P.R. Sloan, ed., 2000, 535 pp. Zygon 39:972-978. 

Last updated: 06/15/2016