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Dr. Thomas Spencer

“Systems Biology Approaches to Understanding Fertility, Infertility and Disease”

October 13, 2014

Dr. Tom Spencer is the Baxter Endowed Chair in Research and Professor of Animal Sciences and Molecular Biosciences at Washington State University.  Dr. Spencer is a world-leading scientist in the area of Animal Science/Reproductive Biology specializing in uterine and conceptus development and function.  He has received sustained (US-Federal) competitive grants, including USDA, BARD, NIH R01, NIH R21 and private grants, for a total of over $11 million. Dr. Spencer has published 262 refereed journal articles; receiving 11,020 total citations; and represented by an h – index of 62 [62 papers with 62 or more citations], and a cumulative impact factor of 929.9 [based on Thompson-Reuters ISI Journal Citation Report®]. His papers have been published in discipline-related journals such as Biology of Reproduction and Endocrinology; as well as in broadly focused journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesFASEB Journal and Science. Many of his research publications remain as the most highly cited papers in numerous journals [ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles]. Since 2011, Dr. Spencer has published > 40 refereed scientific/invited papers and one book chapter and obtained extramural funding from USDA NIFA and NIH. His laboratory also serves as an intellectually stimulating training ground for numerous undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and visiting scientists. Further, he has presented over 70 invited talks and worked extensively with numerous collaborators at local, national and international levels.


“Systems Biology Approaches to Understanding Fertility,  Infertility and Disease”

Monday, October 13, 2014

4:00 p.m.

S147 Animal Sciences Research Center