Department of Veterinary Pathobiology

Hongsheng Men
Research Assistant Professor

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin

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.

Selected Publications:

  1. Men H, Spate LD, Murphy CN, Prather RS. 2015. Cryopreservation of in vitro-produced early-stage porcine embryos in a closed system. Biores Open Access 1: 258-65.
  2. Men, H. and Bryda, E.C. 2013. Derivation of a germline competent transgenic Fischer 344 embryonic stem cell line.  PLoS One  8:e56518.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Si W*, Men H*, Benson JD, Critser JK. 2009. Osmotic characteristics and fertility of murine spermatozoa collected in different solutions. Reproduction 137: 215-223.
  7. Equal authorship.
  8. 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.
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