Research Assistant Professor
Building Address: S115 Discovery Ridge Building
Phone Number: 573-884 9803
Research Emphasis: Generation and maintenance of rat models using emerging technologies; rat embryonic stem cell and induced pluripotent stem cell biology as well as their applications for the generation and maintenance of rat models.
Men, H. and Bryda, E.C.
2013. Derivation of a germline competent transgenic Fischer 344 embryonic stem cell line. PLoS One 8:e56518.
Men, H., Bauer, B.A., Bryda, E.C. 2012.
Germline transmission of a novel rat embryonic stem cell line derived from transgenic rats. Stem Cells and Development 21:2606-2612.
Men H, Walters E, Nagashima H, Prather RS.
2012. Emerging applications of sperm, embryo and somatic cell cryopreservation in maintenance, relocation and rederivation of swine genetics. Theriogenology 78: 1720-1729.
Men H, Zhao C, Si W, Murphy CN, Spate L, Liu Y, Walters EM, Samuel MS, Prather RS, Critser JK.
2011. Birth of piglets from in vitro
-produced, zona-intact porcine embryos vitrified in a closed system. Theriogenology 76:280-289.
Agca Y and Men H
. 2007. Gender selection in mammalian semen and pre-implantation embryos. Comparative Reproductive Biology. In Schatten H and Constantinescu GH (Eds): Blackwell Publishing Professional. Ames, Iowa, USA. Pp. 147-157.
Si W, Benson JD, Men H, Critser JK.
2006. Osmotic tolerance of rat spermatozoa and the effects of cryoprotectants on rat sperm motility, plasma membrane integrity and acrosome integrity. Cryobiology 53:336-348.
Men H, Agca Y, LK Riley, Critser JK.
2006. Improved in vitro
survival of vitrified porcine embryos produced in vitro
after partial delipation through chemically stimulated lipolysis and apoptotic inhibition. Theriogenology 66:2008-2016.