Faculty Projects and Publications

E. Gordon Grau

Professor of Zoology
Director, University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program
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Education

Research Interests

Representative Publications

Kajimura, S., Hirano, T., Moriyama, S., Vakkuri, O., Leppauluoto J. and Grau E. G. 2004. Changes in plasma concentrations of immunoreactive ouabain in the tilapia in response to changing salinity: is ouabain a hormone in fish? Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 135: 90-99.

Hyde, G. N., Seale, A. P., Grau, E. G. and Borski, R. J. 2004. Cortisol rapidly suppresses intracellular calcium and voltage-gated calcium channel activity in prolactin cells of the tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Amer. J. Physiol. ENDOC M 286 (4): E626-E633

Seale, A. P., Richman, N. H., Hirano, T., Cooke, I., and Grau, E. G. 2003. Cell volume increase and extracellular Ca2+ are needed for hyposmotically induced prolactin release in tilapia. Am. J. Physiol. 284, C1280-C1289.

Seale, A. P., Richman, N. H., Hirano, T., Cooke, I., and Grau, E. G. 2003. Evidence that the signal transduction for osmoreception is mediated by stretch-activated ion channels in tilapia. Am. J. Physiol. 284, C1290-C1296.

Shepherd, B. S., Sakamoto, T., Mori, I., Nishioka, R. S., Richman III, N. H., Madsen, S., Hirano, T., Bern, H. A. and E.G. Grau. 1997. Somatotropic actions of the homologous growth hormone (tGH) and prolactins in the euryhaline tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 94: 2068-2072.

Borski, R. J., Helms, L. M. H., Richman, N. H. and Grau, E. G. 1991. Cortisol rapidly reduces prolactin release, and cyclic AMP and 45Ca++ accumulation in the cichlid fish pituitary, Oreochromis mossambicus, in vitro. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 88: 2758- 2762.

Grau, E. G., Dickhoff, W. W., Nishioka, R. S., Bern, H. A. and Folmar, L. C. 1981. Lunar phasing of the thyroxine surge preparatory to seaward migration of salmonid fish. Science 211: 607-609.

Research Personnel

Teaching Experience

Professional Experience

2005-2006 Commissioner, Honolulu Charter Commission
2000-present Director, University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program
1994-2000 Interim Director, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii
1990-1993 Associate Director, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii
1990 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ocean Research Institute, Tokyo University
1989-present Professor, Department of Zoology and Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii
1987 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Alberta
1985-1989 Associate Professor, Department of Zoology and Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii
1982-1985 Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology and Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii
1979-1982 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
1980-1981 Associate, National Science Foundation U.S./Japan Cooperative Science Program of Research in Salmon Biology
1968-1973 Biology and Chemistry Teacher, Loyola Blakefield, Baltimore

 

Professional Appointments

2009-2010 President, Sea Grant Association
2008 Chair, External Review Committee of the University of Tokyo, Ocean Research Institute
2008 Co-Organizer, University of Hawai‘i/University of Tokyo Symposium on Marine Science
2006-2008 President-Elect Sea Grant Association
2002-present Chair, Sea Grant Association Special Events Committee
2001-present Co-Chair, Sea Grant National Theme Team on Coastal Communities and Economies
2000 Organizer, NIH/USDA/NOAA/Sea Grant Symposium on the Interactions among the Endocrine and Immune Systems, and the Environment in Marine Animals
2000-present Organizer, Joint U.S./Japan Cooperative Research in Fish Endocrinology
1999-present Advisory Board Hawaii Networked Learning Communities Project
1994-1995 Panel Member, United States Department of Agriculture National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program
1992 Committee Member, Sea Grant Marine Biotechnology Initiative
1991 Co-Chair, Sea Grant Working Committee for the Enhancement of Fish Growth and Development
1991 Chair, NOAA Sea Grant Committee for Marine Resource Development: Enhancement of Fish Growth and Development
1989-1991 Chair, Equal Opportunities Committee, American Society of Zoologists
1988-present Member, Equal Opportunities Committee, American Society of Zoologists
1985 Organizer, American Society of Zoologists' symposium on the comparative endocrinology of the thyroid
1987-1992 International Committee Member, International Congress of Fish Endocrinology.
1984 Organizer, NSF Joint U.S./Japan seminar on salmonid endocrinology
1986, 1988, 1992, 1996 Organizer, Edwin W. Pauley Summer Program in Fish Physiology and Comparative Endocrinology

 

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