James T. Bradley
Cell and Developmental Biology
OFFICE: 101 Cary Hall
1994 Outstanding Faculty Member Award from Cardinal Key Junior Honor Society,
1990 Carmichael Award of the Alabama Academy of Science for the best research
article published in the Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science during
1989. (J.T. Bradley was senior author; co-authors were a graduate student
and a research technician from Bradley's laboratory.)
1990 Nominated for AED Best Teacher of the Year
1988 Recipient of competitive, 3-month Visiting Professorship at the University
of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
1985 Ph.D. dissertation of my student, Helen Benford, was selected to represent
Auburn University in the national competition for the Annual Council of
Graduate Schools Distinguished Dissertation Award.
Research interest is insect and fish oogenesis and early embryogenesis,
especially vitellogenesis and metabolic fate of yolk protein during embryogenesis.
Hui-Chen Chang, 1981. M.S. Thesis. "Ovary-fat body interaction during vitellogenesis
in the house cricket Acheta domesticus (L.)"
Helen H. Benford, 1984, Ph.D. Dissertation. "Juvenile hormone regulation
of vitellogenin synthesis in the house cricket, Acheta domesticus (L.)"
Deborah J. Bidanset, 1988. M.S. Thesis. "Tissue-, and stage- specificity
of vitellogenin synthesis in the house cricket"
Shannon E. Miculek, 1990. M.S. Thesis. "Heat stress proteins in the European
house cricket Acheta domesticus"
Susila R. Dorai-Raj, 1993. M.S. Thesis. "Ubiquitinated yolk proteins in
insect eggs and embryos"
Theses/Dissertations in progress:
Austin M. Hitt, M.S. Thesis. "Ecdysone-binding proteins in the yolk of
insect oocytes and developing eggs"
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 selectively sulfated during transit to ovarian
follicles in the stick insect Carausius morosus. Developmental
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, 1993.
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:
Bradley, J.T. and J.M. Grizzle, 1989. Vitellogenin induction by estradiol
in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol.
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