Jerry L. Hedrick

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Professor Emeritus

Departments

Animal Science

Offices and Labs

1202F Meyer Hall
752-3192

Profile Introduction

Program Director, NICHD Training Grant "Fertilization and Early Development", http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/rbc2003/; Program Director, NIGMS Postdoctoral Career Development Program, "Professors of the Future" (PROF), http://prof.ucdavis.edu

Degrees

1961 PhD Physiological Chemistry University of Wisconsin
1958 BS Chemistry Iowa State University

Research Interests

Structure-function relations of proteins and glycoproteins. Lectins. Proteases. Cellular and molecular biology of fertilization.

Program Director, NICHD Training Grant "Fertilization and Early Development", http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/rbc2003/; Program Director, NIGMS Postdoctoral Career Development Program, "Professors of the Future" (PROF), http://prof.ucdavis.edu

Awards

Academic Senate Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award, UC Davis, 2002.
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 1971-1972, "Studies on the Biochemistry of Fertilization", Cambridge, England.
Chair of Organizing Committee, 3rd International Symposium on the Molecular and Cell Biology of Egg- and Embryo-Coats, Granlibakken Conference Center, Tahoe City, California, August 27-31, 2000.
Citation Classic by the Institute for Scientific Information, "Size and charge isomer separation and the estimation of molecular weights of proteins. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 126, 155 (1968)." – one of …the 101 most cited articles of the 1960's in biochemistry and molecular biology. (E. Garfield, Current Contents 35:4-5, 1979).
Chairman, Gordon Research Conference, "Fertilization and Activation of Development," Plymouth, NH, August 17-21, 1987.
Chair of Organizing Committee, 3rd International Symposium on the Molecular and Cell Biology of Egg- and Embryo-Coats, Granlibakken Conference Center, Tahoe City, California, August 27-31, 2000.

Department and Center Affiliations

Faculty assistant to the Dean, Postdoctoral Affairs, Office of Graduate Studies
Graduate Student Privilege Advisor, UC Davis Academic Senate
Graduate Advisor, Graduate Group in Cell and Developmental Biology

ProfessionalSocieties

American Society of Cell Biology
Society for the Study of Reproduction
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Specialties / Focus

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • Differentiation, Morphogenesis and Wound Healing
  • Reproductive Biology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Animal Science

Teaching Interests

Techniques in biochemistry. Glycobiology. Biology of fertilization.

Publications

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  • Vo, LH, T-Y Yen, BA Macher, and JL Hedrick. Identification of the ZPC oligosaccharide ligand involved in sperm binding and the glycan structures of Xenopus laevis vitelline envelope glycoproteins. Biology of Reproduction, 69 (6): Dec. 1 issue in press (2003).
  • Lindsay, LL, TR Peavy, RS Lejano and JL Hedrick, Cross-fertilization and structural comparison of egg extracellular matrix glycoproteins from Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 136 (2): 343-352 (2003).
  • Chang, YB, TR Peavy, NJ Wardrip, and JL Hedrick. The Xenopus laevis cortical granule lectin: cDNA cloning, developmental expression, and a human homolog. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, in press (2003).
  • Lindsay, LL, JC Yang, and JL Hedrick. Identification and characterization of a unique Xenopus laevis egg envelope component, ZPD. Development, Growth & Differentiation 44: 205-212 (2002).
  • Tseng, K, Y Xie, J Seeley, JL Hedrick, and CB Lebrilla. Profiling with structural elucidation of neutral and anionic O-linked oligosaccharide libraries by fourier transform mass spectrometry. Glycoconjugate Journal, 18: 309-320 (2001).