Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dr. Gary N. Cherr

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Professor and Director
Bodega Marine Laboratory
P.O. Box 247
Bodega Bay, CA 94923
(707) 875-2051
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University of California Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory

PO Box 247

Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Office: (707) 875-2051

FAX: (707) 875-2089


Education and Training:

B.A.            Biology, Sonoma State University, 1979

Ph.D.           Zoology, University of California, Davis 1984

National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 1983-1986.


Areas of Specialization: reproductive physiology, reproductive and developmental biology and toxicology, sperm cell physiology, embryo defense mechanisms, biochemistry and cell biology of environmental stress, endocrine disruption, environmental toxicology

Current Appointments:

Interim Director, Bodega Marine Laboratory

Professor IV, Departments of Environmental Toxicology and Nutrition, Bodega Marine Laboratory, 2005-present

Adjunct Professor, Sonoma State University, 1995-present


Graduate Group Membership

Pharmacology and Toxicology, UC Davis

Molecular, Cellular, & Integrative Physiology, UC Davis


Aquatic toxicology with emphasis on the impact of pollutants and natural stressors on the reproductive and developmental biology of marine organisms.


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