Ignacio Moore

Professor of Biological Sciences
Moore
4100 Derring Hall (MC 0406)
926 West Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
USA

Major Fields of Interest

Behavioral Endocrinology, Physiological Ecology, and Behavioral Ecology

Current Research

Dr. Moore's research explores physiological and behavioral adaptations to unique environments.  Two primary areas of interest are:

  1. Behavioral endocrinology, physiology and ecology of tropical birds
  2. Interactions between stress and reproduction in reptiles and amphibians
  • Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech. July 2009- June 2015.
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Virginia Tech. January 2014- June 2015.
  • Research Associate, Universidad San Francisco de Quito. 2013-2014.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech. January 2004-June 2009.
  • Postdoctoral fellow: Dept. Psychology, University of Washington; advisor: Dr. Eliot A. Brenowitz. 2003.
  • PhD Zoology, Oregon State University, Dec, 1999; advisor: Dr. Robert T. Mason. Dissertation: Stress and Reproduction in Male Garter Snakes.
  • BS Biochemistry, University of Arizona, May 1994.
  • Arizona Regents Tuition Waver- University of Arizona (1989-90).
  • NSF- Research Experience for Undergraduates- Arizona State University (1990).
  • Minority Graduate Recruiting Fellowship- Oregon State University (1994; $3000).
  • National Hispanic Scholarship Fund (1995; $1000).
  • Supplemental Oregon Laurels Scholarship- tuition waiver (1997-99).
  • Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology- Conference travel award (1999; $500).
  • Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology- Conference travel award (2002; $500).
  • Virginia Tech, Department of Biological Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, 2008.
  • Virginia Tech, Scholar of the Week, Jan 18, 2010.
  • Virginia Tech, Department of Biological Sciences Outstanding Service Award, 2010.
  • Virginia Tech, College of Science, Certificate of Teaching Excellence, 2011.
  • Virginia Tech, Department of Biological Sciences Outstanding Research Award, 2012.
  • Virginia Tech, Teacher of the Week, Sep 16, 2012.