Patrick Chappell, PhD

Associate Professor - Physiology

Office: 541-737-5361

Magruder Hall

Magruder Hall 289

700 SW 30th Street

700 SW 30th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Affiliated with: 
Veterinary Medicine
OSU Main Campus
Research/Career Interests: 
  • Reproductive neuroendocrinology and neurosecretion
  • Circadian control of reproductive capacity, at the level of the hypothalamus and gonads
  • Sex steroid hormone modulation of neuronal gene expression and activity
  • Role of the circadian clock in initiation/progression of reproductive cancers


Professional Awards: 

  • 1999- Endocrine Society Travel Award, 81st Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • 2003- Endocrine Society Travel Award, 85th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004- International Society for Endocrinology Travel Award, 12th Congress, Lisboa, Portugal
  • 2009- Top Prof Award, Oregon State University Mortar Board
My Publications


Journal Article

P. E. Chappell, White, R. S., and Mellon, P. L., Circadian gene expression regulates pulsatile gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) secretory patterns in the hypothalamic GnRH-secreting GT1-7 cell line., The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, vol. 23, no. 35, pp. 11202-13, 2003.