Research Interests

Research Interests


The research areas of our faculty are diverse and include but are not limited to:

Avian Reproduction; Cattle Reproduction; Evolution & Reproduction; Fish Reproduction; Gamete Biology; Genomics of Reproduction; Insect Reproduction; Mammary Biology; Myogenesis; Neuroendocrine/Pituitary; Nutrition & Reproduction; Ovary Biology, Plant Reproduction; Pregnancy Implantation; Reproductive Behavior; Reproductive Bioethics; Reproductive Biology; Reproductive Cancer; Reproductive Disease; Reproductive Endocrinology; Reproductive Immunology; Reproductive Medicine; Reproductive Physiology; Reproductive Toxicology; Reproductive Tract; Sexually Transmitted Disease; Systems Biology; Testis Biology; Uterine Biology.


Avian Reproduction

Donna Holmes Parks - UI 
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Heather Watts - WSU

Cattle Reproduction

Joseph Dalton - UI
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Mark McGuire - UI
Derek McLean - Omnigen Research
John McNamara - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Holly Neibergs - WSU
Anthony Nicola - WSU
Jon Oatley - WSU
Andrew Roberts - USDA
Michael Skinner - WSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Stephen White -USDA/WSU

Evolution & Reproduction

Jeremiah Busch - WSU
Patrick Carter - WSU
Jim Cooper - WSU Tri-Cities
Erica Crespi - WSU
Andy Dittman - NOAA
Ryan Driskell - WSU
Daolin Fu - UI
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Jill Johnson - UI
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Joanna Kelley - WSU
Andy McCubbin - WSU
Mark McGuire - UI
Courtney Meehan - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Stephanie Porter - WSU Vancouver
Steven Roberts - WSU
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Steven Sheppard - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Heather Watts - WSU
Stephen White - USDA/WSU

Fish Reproduction

Kenneth Cain – UI
Patrick Carter - WSU
Jim Cooper - WSU Tri-Cities
Erica Crespi - WSU
Andy Dittman - NOAA
Ron Hardy - UI
Joanna Kelley - WSU
Adam Luckenbach - NOAA
James Nagler - UI
Anthony Nicola - WSU
Andrew Pierce - UI
Michael Skinner - WSU
John Stark - WSU Puyallup
Deborah Stenkamp - UI
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Steven Sylvester - WSU Vancouver
Bill Young - UI/Nez Perce
Graham Young - UI


Gamete Biology

Miranda Bernhardt - WSU
John Browse - WSU
Ted Chauvin - WSU Spokane
Joseph Dalton - UI
Daolin Fu - UI
Michael Griswold - WSU
Terry Hassold - WSU
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Pat Hunt - WSU
Zhihua Jiang - WSU
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
KwanHee Kim - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
James Nagler - UI
Ken Roberts - WSU Spokane
Andy Schmidt - SCC
Steven Sheppard - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Jennifer Watts - WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU
Graham Young - UW

Genomics of Reproduction

April Binder - CWU
Weihang Chai - WSU Spokane
Erica Crespi - WSU
Joseph Dalton - UI
Andrew Dittman - NOAA
Michael Griswold - WSU
Terry Hassold - WSU
Patricia Hunt - WSU
Zhihua Jiang - WSU
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Joanna Kelley - WSU
KwanHee Kim - WSU
Adam Luckenbach - NOAA
Andrew McCubbin - WSU
Derek Mclean - Omnigen Research
John McNamara - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Holly Neibergs - WSU
Jon Oatley - WSU
Andy Roberts - USDA
Steven Roberts - WSU
Andy Schmidt - SCC
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Lisa Shaffer - Paw Print Genetics
Michael Skinner - WSU
Deborah Stenkamp - UI
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Steven White - USDA/WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU
John Wyrick - WSU
Bill Young - UI/Nez Perce

Insect Reproduction

Steven Sheppard - WSU
John Stark - WSU Puyallup

Mammary Biology

Jim Cooper - WSU Tri-Cities
Mark McGuire - UI
Michelle McGuire - WSU
John McNamara - WSU
Courtney Meehan - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Stephen White - USDA/WSU


Myogenesis

Min Du - WSU
Eric Shelden - WSU

Neuroendocrine/ Pituitary

Rebecca Craft - WSU
Erica Crespi - WSU
Andrew Dittman - NOAA
Peter Fuerst - UI
Ilia Karatsoreos - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Holly Neibergs - WSU
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Heather Watts - WSU

Nutrition & Reproduction

Ken Cain - UI
Erica Crespi - WSU
Min Du - WSU
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Mark McGuire - UI
Derek McLean - Omnigen Research
John McNamara - WSU
Courtney Meehan - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Andrew Pierce - UI
Andy Roberts - USDA
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Deborah Stenkamp - UI
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Steven Sylvester - WSU Vancouver
Jennifer Watts - WSU

Ovary Biology

Miranda Bernhardt - WSU
April Binder - CWU
Erica Crespi - WSU
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Patricia Hunt – WSU
Mary Hunzicker-Dunn – WSU
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Adam Luckenbach - NOAA
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Andy Roberts - USDA
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Michael Skinner – WSU
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Stephen White - USDA/WSU
Graham Young - UW


Plant Reproduction

John Browse - WSU
Jeremiah Busch - WSU
Allan Caplan - UI
Daolin Fu - UI
Hanjo Hellmann - WSU
Zonglie Hong - UI
Andrew McCubbin - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Mechthild Tegeder - WSU

Pregnancy/ Implantation

Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Michelle McGuire - WSU
Holly Neibergs - WSU
James Pru - WSU
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Stephen White - USDA/WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU

Reproductive Behavior

Pat Carter - WSU
Erica Crespi - WSU
Andrew Dittman - NOAA
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
John Stark - WSU Puyallup
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Heather Watts - WSU
Bill Young - UI/Nez Perce

Reproductive Bioethics

William Kabasenche – WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU


Reproductive Biology

Miranda Bernhardt - WSU
April Binder - CWU
Robert Bogden - Amplicon Vaccine LLC
John Browse - WSU
Jeremiah Busch - WSU
Ted Chauvin - WSU Spokane
Jim Cooper - WSI Tri-Cities
Eric Crespi - WSU
Andrew Dittman - NOAA
Daolin Fu - UI
Peter Fuerst - UI
Donna Holmes Parks- UI
Jill Johnson - UI
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Joanna Kelley - WSU
Adam Luckenbach - NOAA
Andrew McCubbin - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Anthony Nicola - WSU
Jon Oatley - WSU
Jim Pru - WSU
Andy Roberts - USDA
Ken Roberts - WSU Spokane
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Lisa Shaffer - Paw Print Genetics
Michael Skinner - WSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Jennifer Watts - WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU
Graham Young - UW
Jiyue Zhu - WSU Spokane

Reproductive Cancer

Weihang Chai - WSU Spokane
Chengtao Her - WSU
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Jill Johnson - UI
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Jim Pru - WSU
Steven Roberts - WSU
Eric Shelden - WSU
Jiyue Zhu - WSU Spokane

Reproductive Disease

Alan Caplan – UI
Rey Carabeo - WSU
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Holly Neibergs - WSU
Anthony Nicola - WSU
James Pru - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Stephen White - USDA/WSU

Reproductive Endocrinology

April Binder - CWU
Erica Crespi - WSU
Andrew Dittman - NOAA
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Adam Luckenbach - NOAA
Holly Neibergs - WSU
Andrew Pierce - UI
Andy Roberts - USDA
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Heather Watts - WSU
Graham Young - UW


Reproductive Immunology

Robert Bogden - Amplicon Vaccine LLC
Kenneth Cain – UI
Bill Davis - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Stephen White - USDA/WSU

Reproductive Medicine

Alan Caplan - UI
Lee Fortunato - UI
Terry Hassold - WSU
Donna Holmes Parks - UI
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Anthony Nicola - WSU
Ken Roberts - WSU Spokane
Michael Skinner - WSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU

Reproductive Physiology

Amin Ahmadzadeh - UI
April Binder - CWU
Alan Caplan - UI
Doug Cole - UI
Erica Crespi - WSU
Joseph Dalton - UI
Andrew Dittman - NOAA
Donna Holmes Parks - WSU
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Adam Luckenbach - NOAA
Michelle McGuire - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
James Nagler - UI
Anthony Nicola - WSU
Jon Oatley - WSU
Jim Pru - WSU
Andy Roberts - USDA
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Hubert Schwabl - WSU
Steven Sheppard - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Steven Sylvester - WSU Vancouver
Heather Watts - WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU
Graham Young - UW

Reproductive Toxicology

Erica Crespi - WSU
Lee Fortunato - UI
Patricia Hunt - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
KwanHee Kim - WSU
Derek McLean - Omnigen Research 
Brenda Murdoch - UI
James Nagler - UI
Michael Skinner - WSU
John Stark - WSU Puyallup
Deborah Stenkamp - UI
Penny Swanson - NOAA
Steven Sylvester - WSU Vancouver
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU
Graham Young - UW


Reproductive Tract

Ted Chauvin - WSU Spokane
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Jim Pru - WSU
Andy Roberts - USDA
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU

Sexually Transmitted Disease

Rey Carabeo - WSU
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
John McNamara - WSU
Anthony Nicola - WSU

Systems Biology

Zhihua Jiang - WSU
Jill Johnson - UI
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Joanna Kelley - WSU
Lisette Maddison - WSU
Andy McCubbin - WSU
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Holly Neibergs - WSU
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Eric Shelden - WSU
Michael Skinner - WSU


Testis Biology

Ted Chauvin - WSU Spokane
Michael Griswold - WSU
Pat Hunt - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
KwanHee Kim - WS
Brenda Murdoch - UI
Jon Oatley - WSU
Andy Schmidt - SCC
Ed Schmidt - MSU
Michael Skinner - WSU
Steven Sylvester - WSU Vancouver
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Jiyue Zhu - WSU Spokane

Uterine Biology

Erica Crespi - WSU
Ram Kasimanickam - WSU
Vanmathy Kasimanickam - WSU
Holly Neibergs - WSU
Jim Pru – WSU
Ahmed Tibary - WSU
Stephen White - USDA/WSU
Joy Winuthayanon - WSU


Other

Miranda Bernhardt: Fertilization, Gene-editing technologies, Assisted reproductive technologies
Robert Bogden: Pharmaceuticals
Doug Cole: Cilia

Rebecca Craft: Sex differences in drug effects
Erica Crespi: Environmental impacts on early development and developmental programming
Bill Davis: Microbiology & Immunopathology
Ryan Driskell: Skin regeneration, Fibroblast biology in reproduction
Min Du: Pregnancy fetal development
Peter Fuerst: Neural development, Embryonic development, and Chromosomal abnormalities
Maria Gartstein: Fetal Programming 
Terry Hassold: Chromosomal abnormalities, Meiosis, and Recombination
Donna Holmes Parks: Reproductive aging, Ovarian aging, and Menopause
Patricia Hunt: Mammalian germ cells and Meiosis
Ilia Karatsoreos: Circadian rythms, Gonadal hormones, and Prenatal development
Lisette Maddison: Gene Editing
Mark McGuire: Microbiome in various body tissues
Andrew Pierce: Growth and reproduction
Andy Schmidt: Male germ cell development
Ed Schmidt: Stem cells, Metabolism, and Redox Biology
Hubert Schwabl: Development and reproduction and Ecological physiology of reproduction
Michael Skinner: Epigenetics of reproduction
Ahmed Tibary: Equine reproduction and Camelid reproduction
Joy Winuthayanon: Oviduct biology
Jiyue Zhu: Biology of pluripotent stem cells

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