Dr. Robert Durborow is an Aquaculture Professor at Kentucky State University with a split appointment in Extension and Teaching.
As State Extension Specialist for Aquaculture, Bob works with fish producers in Kentucky and around the U.S. in best management practices for fish production, disease control, water quality management, aquatic weed control, and on-farm safety. In his teaching capacity, Dr. Durborow works with his graduate students on their thesis research projects and teaches both graduate students and undergraduates in his online and on-campus courses Fish Diseases and Water Quality Management.
Bob is the producer of the DVD Diseases of Warmwater Fish and Trout Diseases which is used worldwide in fish disease courses. He has served as chair of the Professional Standards Committee of the American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section.
Dr. Durborow received an A. B. degree in biology from Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania in 1978, an M.S. degree in fisheries from Louisiana State University in 1981, and a Ph.D. in aquaculture from Auburn University in 1986.
He characterized the largemouth bass immune system at Auburn, served as an Extension Specialist in the Mississippi Delta at Stoneville from 1984 to 1990, and has been at Kentucky State University since 1990.
Robert M. Durborow, Ph.D.
Professor (split Extension & Teaching appointment)
Aquaculture Research Center
103 Athletic Road
Frankfort, KY 40601