Timothy FortContact Information

E-Mail: Timothy J. Fort, Ph.D.


Ph.D. Biological Sciences, 2000 University of Rhode Island. Kingston, RI

B.Sc. (Hons) Physiology/Pharmacology with Biochemistry, 1994 University of Central Lancashire Preston, United Kingdom

Courses Taught

BIOL 2651: Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2652: Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL 3450: Animal Physiology

BIOL 5450: Vertebrate Physiology

BIOL 4100: Special Topics in Biology: Human Physiology

Research Interests



Fort TJ , Brezina V, Miller MW. Regulation of the crab heartbeat by FMRFamide-like peptides: multiple interacting effects on center and periphery. J Neurophysiol. 2007, 98(5):2887-902.  

Fort TJ, García-Crescioni K, Agricola HJ, Brezina V, Miller MW. Regulation of the crab heartbeat by crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP): central and peripheral actions. J Neurophysiol. 2007, 97(5):3407-20.

Stern E. Fort TJ. Miller MW. Penskin CS. Brezina V. Decoding modulation of the neuromuscular transform. Neurocomputing. 70. 1753-1758

Fort, TJ, Brezina, V and Miller, MW. Modulation of an Integrated Central Pattern Generator-Effector System: Dopamineregic regulation of cardiac Activity in the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus. J. Neurophysiol. 92. 3455-3470.