Professor of Biology
BA Biology, Yale University, 1981
PhD Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1986
Li M, Sun Y, Zhao J, Shi H, Zeng S, Ye K, Jiang D, Zhou L, Sun L, Tao W, Nagahama Y, Kocher TD, Wang D. A tandem duplicate of anti-Müllerian hormone with a missense SNP on the Y chromosome is essential for male sex determination in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. PLoS Genet 11:e1005678.
Conte MA, Kocher TD. An improved genome reference for the African cichlid, Metriaclima zebra. BMC Genomics 16:724
BSCI222 Principles of Genetics Syllabus
BSCI338K Genetic Research on Cichlid Fishes Syllabus
I enjoy turning trees into furniture. I like to build sturdy, but stylish built-ins and free-standing pieces for my home. Someday I'd like to build some more creative art furniture.
I'm building an airplane in my basement (really!) It's an RV-7 all metal kit plane from Vans Aircraft that will go 200mph...about the year 2017.