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Catherine A. VandeVoort

Professor in Residence
cavandevoort@ucdavis.edu


Obstetrics & Gynecology - Med
California National Primate Research Center

Office
California National Primate Research Center
530-752-5108



Degrees:

1985 PhD Iowa State University Nutrition
1972 BS Iowa State University Nutrition & Dietetics

Research Interests:


Primate reproductive physiology, including oocyte maturation, embryonic stem cells and ovarian toxicology.


Department and Center Affiliations:

California National Primate Research Center

CBS Graduate Group Affiliations:

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology  
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology  

Specialties / Focus:

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Publications:

Last updated 11/8/2012
Hunt PA, Lawson C, Gieske M, Murdoch B, Smith H, Hassold T, VandeVoort CA Bisphenol A alters early oogenesis in the fetal ovary of the rhesus monkey. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 23;109(43):17525-30. PMID: 23012422
 

VandeVoort CA, Tollner TL. The efficacy of ultrasound treatment as a reversible male contraceptive in the rhesus monkey. RBEJ in press
 

Tharp AP, Maffini MV, Hunt PA, VandeVoort CA, Sonnenschein C, Soto AM. 2012 Bisphenol A alters the development of the rhesus monkey mammary gland. PNAS 109(21):8190-5 PMCID: PMC3361442
 

Mtango NR, Sutovsky M, Susor A, VandeVoort CA, Latham KE, Sutovsky P. Essential role of ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolases UCHL1 and UCHL3 in mammalian oocyte maturation. J Cell Physiol 2012 May;227(5):2022-9. PMID: 21751213
 

Puttabyatappa M, Brogan RS, VandeVoort CA, Chaffin CL. EGF-like ligands mediate Progesterone’s anti-apoptotic action on macaque granulosa cells BOR in press
 

Puttabyatappa M, Brogan RS, VandeVoort CA, Chaffin CL. EGF-like ligands mediate Progesterone’s anti-apoptotic action on macaque granulosa cells BOR in press
 

VandeVoort CA, Chaffin CL, Lee YS, Patel BG, Latham KE. Rhesus monkey cumulus cells revert to a mural granulosa cell state following an ovulatory stimulus. Endocrinology in press
 

Lee YS, VandeVoort CA, Gaughan JP, Midic U, Obradovic Z, Latham KE 2011 Extensive effects of in vitro oocyte maturation on rhesus monkey cumulus cell transcriptome Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab Jul;301(1):E196-209. PMID: 21487073
 

Duffy DM, VandeVoort CA. Maturation and Fertilization of nonhuman primate oocytes are compromised by oral administration of a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor. Fertil Steril. 2011 15;95(4):1256-60. PMID: 21236424 PMCID: PMC3053529
 

VandeVoort CA, DL Hill, CL Chaffin, AJ Conley. 2011 Ethanol, Acetaldehyde and Estradiol Affect Growth and Differentiation of Rhesus Monkey Embryonic Stem Cells Alcoholism: Clinical and Exp Res 35(8):1534-40. PMID: 21438889 PMCID: PMC3139714
 

VandeVoort, CA, NR Mtango, YS Lee, KE Latham, DR Stewart. 2011 The preimplantation embryo is a target for relaxin secretion during early pregnancy. Fertil Steril 96(1):203-7. PMID: 21645893
 

Tollner TL, Dong DQ, VandeVoort CA.2011 Frozen-thawed rhesus sperm retain normal morphology and highly progressive motility but exhibit sharply reduced efficiency in penetrating cervical mucus and hyualuronic acid gel. Cryobiology Feb;62(1):15-21. PMID: 21112322 PMCID: PMC3044926
 


Teaching Interests:

Folliculargenesis, ovarian function, oocyte maturation, fertilization, sperm interaction with the female reproductive tract, assisted reproductive technologies, ethics of assisted reproductive

Personal Interests:

obsidian knapping - see course at UCD Craft Center http://campusrecreation.ucdavis.edu/cms/internal.aspx?uid=ae2ca625-c8e3-46e7-9563-72ead3b5461e
Knitting with hand-spun natural fiber yarn - yes, I do it all myself http://