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Special Issue "Genomics of Sexual Development and Reproduction in Mammals"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2019.
Director of the Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, VRB room 314, 588 Raymond Stotzer Pkw, College Station, TX 77843-4458, USA
Interests: animal molecular cytogenetics; animal genomics; genomics of reproduction; disease genomics
Sexual development and reproduction are fundamental biological processes encompassing sex determination, sexual differentiation, gametogenesis, and male and female reproduction. Molecular underpinnings of these processes have been of interest for decades and involve a broad variety of studies ranging from cytogenetics to the genomics of sex chromosomes; from meiosis and gametes to disorders of sex development, and reproduction, and hybrid sterility. Recent advances in genomics technologies have provided a new wealth of genome-wide information for identifying the genomic regions, candidate genes, and regulatory networks involved in these biological processes.
This Special Issue on the genomics of mammalian sexual development and reproduction aims to present some of the latest advances in the field and is expected to attract broader biomedical and biological interest.
Prof. Terje Raudsepp
Dr. W. Allan King
Manuscript Submission Information
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- sex determination
- sex development
- disorders of sex development (DSD)