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Thomas H. Welsh, Jr.

Welsh, Jr., Thomas H.
Thomas H. Welsh, Jr.
Professor, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow, Physiology of Reproduction
Room 410B Kleberg
Undergraduate Education
B.S. in Animal Science, North Carolina State University
Graduate Education
Ph.D. in Physiology/Biochemistry, North Carolina State University

Dr. Thomas H. Welsh is a professor in the departments of Animal Science and Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health and teaches courses in Growth and Development of Livestock, and Physiology of Growth and Stress in Livestock.

Dr. Welsh earned his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 1974, and doctorate degree in Physiology/Biochemistry in 1980 from North Carolina State University. He completed postdoctoral training in Reproductive Endocrinology from the University of California in San Diego, CA in 1983.

Areas of research for Dr. Welsh include developing endocrine-based biotechnologies to selectively and precisely regulate growth and reproduction in livestock; in vitro and in vivo methodologies used to identify mechanisms whereby specific hormones regulate the biosynthesis of pituitary, adrenal, gonadal and hypothalamic hormones; and correlative in vivo and in vitro studies conducted using bovine, equine, porcine and ovine animal models.