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Jim Croom

Professor Emeritus

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Neuro/endocrine regulation of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Alterations of direct-fed-microbials on host animal tissues and energy expenditures
  • Mechanisms of communication between commensal bacteria in the gut and host animal tissues


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B.S., Animal Husbandry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (1972)
M.S., Dairy Science (Cytology), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL (1975)
Ph.D., Nutritional Science (NIH Pre-Doctoral Fellow), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL (1978)
Study Leave, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University, Durham, NC (1987)