National Centers for Translational Research in Reproduction and Infertility
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Male Fertility and Infertility

Research Focus Group Meeting:

 

Paula Cohen (Cornell) – Leader

Project: Elucidating the Roles of Mammalian Argonautes (AG03 & 4) in Meiotic Prophase I

 

Shelly Berger (UPenn)

Project: Epigenetic Modification During Normal and Abnormal Mammalian Sperm Development

 

*Amander Clark (UPittsburgh/UCLA)

Project: Transplantable Male Germ Cells from Rhesus Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (rIPSCs)

 

Margaret Fuller (Stanford)

Project: Translational Regulation of Meiotic Cell Cycle Onset and Progression in the Male

 

Andrew Grimson (Cornell)

Project: Defining the Regulatory Functions of Small RNAs in the Male Mouse Germline

 

*Marv Meistrich (UPittsburgh/MD Anderson Cancer Center)

Project: Spermatogenic Recovery by Hormone Suppression and Transplantation in Irradiated Primate Testes

 

*Craig Mello (UMassachusetts)

Project: piRNA function in epigenetic inheritance

 

*Kyle Orwig (UPittsburgh)

Project: Generating and Regenerating Spermatogenesis in Chemotherapy-treated Primates

 

Darius Paduch (Cornell)

Project: Role of Small RNAs in Male Infertility

 

Renee Reijo-Pera (Stanford/Montana State University)

Project: Germ Cell Differentiation from Human iPSCs and hESCs

 

Peter Schlegel (Cornell)

Project: Role of Small RNAs in Male Infertility

 

*Gunapala Shetty (UPittsburgh/MD Anderson Cancer Center)

Project: Spermatogenic Recovery by Hormone Suppression and Transplantation in Irradiated Primate Testes

 

*William Theurkauf (UMassachusetts)

Project: piRNA Pathway Organization and Precursor Processing

 

William Wright (Johns Hopkins)

Project: Regulation of Stem Spermatogonia in the Mature Testis

 

*Phillip Zamore (UMassachusetts)

Project: Understanding the architecture, regulation, and functions of piRNA-producing genes

 

*P01 project

 

NICHD Liaison: Stuart Moss