Affiliations

Affiliated Faculty, Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program, Michigan State University

Affiliated Faculty, Institute for Integrative Toxicology, Michigan State University

Affiliated Faculty, Cell and Molecular Biology Program, Michigan State University

Education

  • BS, Cervantes Institute, Spain
  • DVM, Complutense University, Spain
  • PhD, National Institute of Agricultural Research, Spain. Focus: Reproductive Physiology
  • Postdoc, University of Michigan. Focus: Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

Responsibility

80% Research, 15% Teaching, 5% Service

Research

Laboratory: Developmental Programming

Laboratory Members:

  • Jeremy Gingrich, Laboratory Technician and Manager
  • Dr. Yong Pu, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Jennifer Watts, Rotation BMS Graduate Student
  • Alysha Yoe, Undergraduate Student
  • Cameron Cummings, Undergraduate Student

Our laboratory focuses on understanding the fetal origins of adult reproductive and metabolic disorders. The lab is interested how environmental exposures (endocrine disruptors) during prenatal life can induce adaptative mechanisms in the developing organism leading up to pathophysiological consequences during postnatal life. We use in vivo approaches to characterize the pathophysiological outcomes and in vitro approaches (cellular and molecular) to understand the mechanisms and pathways by which the pathological outcomes occur.

Teaching

ANS262 - Reproductive biology and management of sheep

In: Introductory Sheep Management, MSU

ANS409 - Silent Spring: Environmental exposures in wild and domestic animals

In: Problems, Controversies and Advancements in Reproduction, MSU

ANS 815 – Developmental Programming and Endocrine Disruptors

In: Advanced Topics in Reproduction and Development, MSU

Publication list

PubMed

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Grants

MSU Scholars (Projects)

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