John Gibbons

Contact Information DCOM Phone: 423.869.7447
Office Location: DCOM 219
Email: [email protected]

Dr. John Gibbons background is in animal endocrinology and reproductive physiology and he currently teaches medical, veterinary, and master of science students.  He also does research using animal models to answer questions about reproductive physiology and medicine in humans.


  • BS, Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • MS, Dairy Science, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA
  • PhD, Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, WI


Research Interests

  • In vitro fertilization
  • Digital embryo imaging
  • The role(s) of zinc in fertilization
  • Maternal and embryonic genome control in early embryos
  • The interrelationship(s) among endocrine dynamics, ovarian physiology, and follicular and ova development
Back to previous page