Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), Director of Studies, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE), France
Jean-Marie Exbrayat obtained a PhD in 1977 at the University of Montpellier (France) and a D. Sci. in 1986 at Paris 6 University. He currently works as a Professor at Lyon Catholic University where he is Deputy Head of Research, and the Head of a Research Unit. He is also Professor at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (France). He currently teaches animal biology, histology, embryology, history and philosophy of sciences. He was working as a supervisor of 28 PhD theses. He is the author or editor of 15 books and numerous publications and communications. He reviews articles to be published in international journals, he is a member of several editorial boards, scientific societies and international institutes, a co-editor of the collection "Science, History, Philosophy" published by a French Publisher, and president of the Interdisciplinary Institute of Epistemological Studies (IIEE).
Reproductive biology (male and female genital tracts, endocrine organs) in bony fishes, Amphibians, reptiles, Mammals especially rodents, and some invertebrates, related to external conditions: wet tropical areas, Mediterranean area,Temperate area, Arid and semi-arid area, Aquatic environment, Pollution