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Each year the Center for Research in Reproduction and Contraception sponsors a series of seminars on topics related to Center research, presented by experts from the University of Washington and other institutions. Anyone interested in the seminars is welcome to attend. 



2010-2011 Seminars


Monday, March 14, 2011

"The Genetic and Molecular Basis of Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism"
Ursula B. Kaiser, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
12-1 pm, 316R South Campus Center


Monday, January 24, 2011

"Metabolic Control of Puberty and Reproduction: Kisspeptins and Beyond"
Manuel Tena-Sempere, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Cordoba, Spain
12-1 pm, T478 Health Sciences


Monday, November 29, 2010

"Endogenous Signaling Pathways and Chemical Communication between the Sperm and Egg"
Jeff Riffell, Ph.D.
University of Washington
12-1 pm, 316L South Campus Center

2009-2010 Seminars


Monday, May 17, 2010

"The Origin and Importance of HPA Pulsatility"
Stafford Lightman, Ph.D.
University of Bristol, UK
12-1 pm, G417 Health Sciences


Monday, March 15, 2010
"Molecular Targets for Function Promoting Anabolic Therapies"
Shalender Bhasin, M.D.
Boston University
12-1 pm, 248 South Campus Center


Monday, November 23, 2009
"Germ Cells, Transposons and Non-Coding RNAs"

Norman B. Hecht, Ph.D.
Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health, University of Pennsylvania
12-1 pm, 303 South Campus Center



2008-2009 Seminars


Monday, March 16, 2009
"Sex Is All About Timing: The Role of the Molecular Circadian Clock in the Regulation of Mammalian Reproduction"

Patrick Chappell, Ph.D.
Oregon State University Department of Zoology
12-1 pm, 303 South Campus Center


Monday, February 2, 2009
"Timing of Ovulation in Mammals"

Horacio O. de la Iglesia, Ph.D.
University of Washington Department of Biology
12-1 pm, T739 Health Sciences


Monday, January 26, 2009
"Male Infertility Caused by Spermiogenic Defects"

Wei Yan, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Nevada School of Medicine
12-1 pm, 303 South Campus Center


Monday, November 3, 2008
"Nonpeptide GnRH Antagonists: Adventures in GPCR Drug Discovery and
Clinical Development "

R. Scott Struthers, Ph.D.
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.
12-1 pm, 316L South Campus Center


Monday, October 20, 2008
"The Ovulation Cumulus Cell-Oocyte Niche: Roles of Inflammatory and
Immune Responses"

JoAnne S. Richards, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
12-1 pm, 316L South Campus Center

2007-2008 Seminars


Monday, April 7, 2008
"Kisspeptin Activation of the GnRH Neuron: From Puberty to Ovulation"
Allan E. Herbison, Ph.D.
University of Otago, Centre for Neuroendocrinology, Dunedin, New Zealand
12-1 pm, 348/350 South Campus Center

Monday, March 3, 2008
"Potent Orally Active Synthetic Androgens in Development for Hormonal Therapy and Contraception in Men"

Barbara J. Attardi, Ph.D.
12-1 pm, K550 Health Sciences

Monday, December 3, 2007
"Signaling Events Involved in Mammalian Sperm Fertilizing Capacity"

Pablo E. Visconti, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts
12-1 pm, 316L South Campus Center

Monday, October 22, 2007
"Oncofertility: The Preservation of Fertility for Women with Cancer"

Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
12-1 pm, T739 Health Sciences











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