Assistant Dean, Research, Associate Professor, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute, Member of the Graduate Faculty
We investigate how the chemicals in our daily lives interact with the female reproductive system and influence fertility. We hope that our discoveries will help reduce the incidence of infertility and improve women's health.
Chair, Institutional Animal Care-USE Committee, Director, Agriculture Research Complex, Professor, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Professor, BIO5 Institute, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP
Our current research program use an integrative approach at the whole animal, isolated organ, cellular and molecular levels to investigate developmental adaptations in pancreatic β-cells and insulin sensitivity that result from early life risk factors, such as intrauterine growth restriction, and increase risk of glucose intolerance and Diabetes in later life.