Research Divisions: Reproduction and Development Platform
Research Interests: Three areas of research, menopausal hormonal replacement therapy, infertility including male infertility, and assisted reproductive technology including embryology.
Keywords: Infertility, menopause, breast cancer, circadian rhythm, stem cells, endometriosis, mitochondria, endocrinology.
Procedures: Elisa, gene expression analysis, immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, microarrays, qRT-PCR, RT-PCR, western blot.
Analytical balances, benchtop centrifuge, blotting apparatus, confocal microscope, culture hood, culture incubators, cryostat, deconvolution fluorescence microscope, dissecting microscope, fluorescence microscope, fresh tissue sectioning systems, gel apparatus, low- and high-speed centrifuge, low and ultralow freezers, mini vortexer, plate reader, rat running wheels, real-time/thermocycler, setups for electropherosis, stirrer/hot plate, water baths.
Within the Department of Physiology:
Outside of the Department of Physiology:
Colin Shapiro, TWH, Psychiatry and Sleep lab
Ted Brown, OB/GYN and MSH
Aaron Wheeler, Chemistry
Ping Liang, Molecular genetics, Brock University
Hananel Holzer, OB/GYN, McGill University
Pavel Crystal, MSH, Radiology
Committee member/officer of national/international scientific organizations
Editorial editor, Fertility and Sterility
Section editor, RBMO