James T. Bradley
Emeritus Professor

Mailing Address:
331 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Tel: (334)-844-9262 
Fax: (334) 844-9234
Email James T. Bradley

Ph.D. - University of Washington

• 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.

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. 

Bradley, J.T., 2003. Genetic metaphors promote mistaken notions about genes and false fears and expectations for biotechnology. J. Ala. Acad. Sci. 74:60-64.

Bradley, J.T., 2002. Bioethics for the 21st Century and Beyond: Where Ought We Look For Guidance? (Book Review: Our Posthuman Future by F. Fukuyama, 2002.) J. Ala. Acad. Science 73:206-210.

Bradley, J.T., M. Masetti, A. Cecchettini and F. Giorgi 1995. Vitellogenesis in the allatectomized stick insect Carausius morosus (Br.) (Phasmatodea: Lonchodinae). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 110B:255-266. 

Giorgi, F., A. Cecchettini, M.T. Locci, M. Masetti and J.T. Bradley 1995. A fat body- derived protein is s electively sulfated during transit to ovarian follicles in the stick insect Carausius morosusDevelopmental Biology 167:379-387. 

Giorgi, F., M. Masetti, V. Ignacchiti, A. Cecchettini and J.T. Bradley 1993. Post-endocytic vitellin processing in ovarian follicles of the stick insect Carausius morosus (Br.). Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 24:93-111. 

Goodwin, A., J.M. Grizzle, J.T. Bradley and *B.H. Estridge, 1992. Monoclonal antibody-based immunoassay of vitellogenin in the blood of male channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 101B:441-446. 

Bradley, J.T. and J.M. Grizzle, 1989. Vitellogenin induction by estradiol in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 73:28-39. 

2003 - present: W. Kelly Mosley Professorship in Science and Humanities, Auburn University

2003 - present: Chair, Littleton-Franklin Lecture Committee

1994 - present: Director, interdisciplinary Human Odyssey Program, Auburn University

2002 - Academic Freedom Award, AAUP, Auburn University Chapter

2001 - 2002: Chair, Auburn University Senate and Faculty

1999 - 2000: Auburn Alumni Association Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award

1989 - 1999: Student Government Association of Auburn University Most Outstanding Faculty Member in the College of Science and Mathematics

Haynes, Hugh W., Jr., 1982. M.S. Thesis. "Precocene-Induced Inhibition of Ovarian Development in the Crickets Acheta domesticus and Nemobius fasciatus."

Crockett, Philip A.,1983. M.S. Thesis. "Effects of Precocene on Oxygen Consumption, Ovarian Development, and Neurosecretion in the House Cricket, Acheta domesticus (L.)."

Dennis, John C., 1985. M.S. Thesis. "Ultrastructure of Vitellogenic Follicles of Acheta domesticus (L.)."

Cox, Michael E., 1987. M.S. Thesis. "Vitellogenin Synthesis and Processing by the Fat Body of the House Cricket, Acheta domesticus."

Harber, Gregory H., 1987. M.S. Thesis. "Leucine Pools in the Fat Body of Acheta domesticus and its Relationship to Protein Secretion."

Handley, Holley L., 1990. M.S. Thesis. "Embryogenesis in Acheta domesticus: Vitellin Degradation, Morphology, and Production of Vitellin-Specific Monoclonal Antibodies."

Austin M. Hitt, 1997. M.S. Thesis. "Ecdysone-binding proteins in the yolk of insect oocytes and developing eggs."

Bishop, Jeremy W., 2004. "Interactions of Ecdysteroid Hormones with Carrier Yolk Polypeptides in the European House Cricket, Acheta domesticus, and the Production of Yolk Polypeptides-Specific Monoclonal Antibodies."



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

Last updated: 07/25/2013