Faculty Bio

Bradley Rehnberg, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Biology

Education

  • B.S. Nicholls State University (1974)
  • M.S. University of Georgia (1977)
  • Ph.D. Oregon State University (1985)
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship University of Saskatchewan (1985-1987)
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship University of Connecticut Health Center (1987-1992)

Courses

  • Biology of Animals, Fundamentals of Human Biology
  • Introduction to Scientific Research
  • Animal Physiology, Animal Behavior
  • Zoology
  • Senior Thesis

Research Interests

  • Thermoregulation of animals
  • Sensory biology
  • Environmental influences on physical fitness & learning

Recent Publications

  • Rehnberg, B.G. 2011. Thermal heterogeneity in silk webs of the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae): Role of mats and resistance to wind. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 85:93-100.
  • Becker, C.E.**, Mathur, C.F. and Rehnberg, B.G. 2010. The effects of chronic exposure to common bedding materials on the metabolic rate and overall health of male CD-1 mice. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 13:46-55. ** denotes co-authorship by a York College Biology major
  • Rehnberg, B.G. 2006. Temperature profiles inside webs of the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae): Influence of weather, compass orientation and time of day. Journal of Thermal Biology 31:274-279.
  • Rehnberg, B.G. 2002. Heat retention by webs of the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae): Infrared warming and forced convective cooling. Journal of Thermal Biology 27:525-530.
  • Doll, K.** and Rehnberg, B.G. 2001. Learning and long-term spatial memory of food patch locations in male and female Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus). Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 75: 19-22. ** denotes co-authorship by a York College Biology major