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Christopher D. Moyes

Job Title: Assistant Professor
Employer: Biology Department Queens University
Place of Birth: St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Public School attended: Centennial Ave (1-5), St. Thomas, ON; New Sarum (6-8), New Sarum, ON
High School attended: Central Elgin Collegiate Institute (St. Thomas)
Further Education: University of Guelph (B.Sc.), University of Ottawa (M.Sc.), University of British Columbia (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Freshwater, South Pacific (Hawaii)

Brief synopsis of current research:
My research examines:
1. the effect of environmental stresses on oxidative stress and gene expression
2. the impact of temperature on fish muscle function
3. the evolution of energy metabolism

Mailing address:
Department of Biology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
Phone: (613)533-6157



Recent Publications:

Burness, G.P., S.C. Leary, P.W. Hochachka, C.D. Moyes. Molecular basis of enzymatic scaling in fish muscle. Am. J. Physiol. 277:R1164-R1170, 1999.

Hardewig I., P.L.M. van Dijk, C.D. Moyes & H.O.Portner. Temperature- dependent expression of cytochrome c oxidase in fish. Am. J. Physiol. 277: R508-R516, 1999.

Currie,S., B.L.Tufts & C.D. Moyes. Influence of bioenergetic stress on heat shock protein gene expression in nucleated red blood cells of fish. Am. J.Physiol. 276: R990-R996, 1999.

Leary, S.C., B.J.Battersby & C.D. Moyes. Inter-tissue comparisons of molecular determinants of mitochondrial content. J.Exp.Biol. 201: 3377-3384, 1998.

Battersby, B.J. & C.D.Moyes. Influence of acclimation temperature on mitochondrial DNA, RNA, and enzymes in skeletal muscle. Am J Physiol 275: R905-R912, 1998.