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James E. Turner '65, Ph.D.

turnerjeRead '41 Institute Professor of Arts and Sciences

Professor & Head
Biology










Ph.D. - University of Tennessee (Zoology 1970)
Dissertation: The effects of thyroxine on tail regeneration in the lizard, Anolis carolinensis

M.S. -  University of Richmond (Biology 1967) 
Thesis: Metabolism in the perfused liver of the water snake

B.A. -  Virginia Military Institute (Biology 1965)

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Virginia Military Institute
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Faculty Positions:

  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, 1978-1992
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (Department Chair), 1992-2000
  • Virginia Military Institute, Department of Biology (Department Chair), 2000-Present

Sabbatical Leave, NIH Career Development Award, Max Planck Institute for Neurochemistry, Munich, Germany, 1980-81: Neurotropic factors in goldfish optic nerve regeneration

NIH Post-Doctoral Trainee, Case Western University, School of Medicine, 1972-74: Regeneration in the salamander optic nerve