Faculty Experts

Fred Davis

Professor of Biology



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3Qs: The science of sleep

If you want to ace your exams, you’ll need to study hard. But, says Fred Davis, a biology pro­fessor with exper­tise in cir­ca­dian rhythms, you’ll also need to put down the books and catch a little shuteye.

Tired female student at workplace in room taking nap on pile of textbooks. Sleepy brunette woman resting during education after sleepless night. Student in despair caused by exam deadline concept

3Qs: It may be daylight saving, but we’re losing an hour

According to biology pro­fessor Fred Davis, your body needs time to adjust after losing an hour with day­light saving time this weekend.

Selected Publications

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Resilience of circadian pacemaker development in hamsters

(with CJ Lorelli and D Wreschnig) Journal of Biological Rhythms 26 (3), 221-229.


Chronic stimulation of the hypothalamic vasoactive intestinal peptide receptor lengthens circadian period in mice and hamsters

(with H Pantazopoulos and H Dolatshad) American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 299 (1), R379-R385.

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