BioFrontiers Seminar Speaker Dr. Jacopo P. Mortola | Department of Biological Sciences

BioFrontiers Seminar Speaker Dr. Jacopo P. Mortola

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 15:00
Life Science Building A117 3:00 p.m.

Join us as we Welcome, to the UNT Spring 2018 BioFrontiers Seminar Series: Dr. Jacopo P Mortola , Professor Department of Physiology at McGill University.

Presentation: "The Breathing of Newborn Mammals: What is 'Special' About It?"

Research Area: Respiratory Physiology

Research Description:

The general research interest is on the developmental aspects of the control of breathing. Specific attention is given to the effects of hypoxia during the prenatal period, and its short- and long-term effects on various aspects of the cardio-respiratory function. Studies are usually of inter-species comparative nature

Education: M.D., Milan

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