Dr Troy Roepke, BS, MS, PhD

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Dr. Roepke is currently an Associate Professor at Rutgers University in the Department of Animal Sciences, where they study the interactions of gonadal steroids (estrogens), diets, and endocrine disruptors on the physiological and neurological processes controlled by the hypothalamus with a focus on perinatal and adult exposures to organophosphate flame retardants. They received their doctorate in Physiology with a designated emphasis in Reproductive Biology from the University of California, Davis in 2005 and was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University studying the neuroendocrinology of estrogens from 2005 to 2011. At Rutgers, they are active members of the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology, the NIEHS P30 Center for Environmental Exposure and Disease, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute. The Roepke laboratory has been funded by NIEHS, NIMH, and NIDDK for their work. They have authored or co-authored over forty publications covering a wide range of fields including endocrine disruption, estrogen signaling, potassium channel activity, and energy homeostasis including in Toxicological Sciences, Aquatic Toxicology, Journal of Applied Toxicology, and Reproductive Toxicology. They have been a member of SOT since 2018. 

Member Since 2018