C. S. Mott Center News and Events


  • Anthony Maxwell PhD
  • Savni Sawant Award Best Oral Presentation MARTS
  • Dr Mor Award
  • Congratulations Dr. Chehade

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New Publications

Title: “Novel high throughput screen reports that benzo(a)pyrene overrides trophoblast stem cell multipotency, inducing SAPK activity, HAND1, and differentiated trophoblast giant cells.”
Journal: Placenta
Authors: Kidder, B.L., Ruden, Singh, A, Marben, T.A, Rass, L, Chakravarty, A, Xie, Y, Puscheck, EE, Awonuga, AO, Harris, S, Ruden, D.M, and Rappolee, D.A.
*Kidder and Ximena Ruden are equal first authors.

Title: “Immune modulation of innate and adaptive responses restores immune surveillance and establishes anti-tumor immunological memory”
Journal: Cancer Immunology Research
Authors: Ayesha B. Alvero, Alexandra Fox, Radhika Gogoi, Hussein Chehade, Gil MorCollaborators – Bhaskara Madina, Marie Krady, Valerian Nakaar, Bijan Almassian, Timur Yarovinsky, Thomas Rutherford

Title: “Chronological age enhances aging phenomena and protein nitration in oocyte”
Journal: Frontiers
Authors: Prvain T. Goud, Anuradha P. Goud, Olivia G. Camp, David Bai, Bernard Gonik, Michael P. Diamond, Husam M. Abu-Soud

Title: “A review of nitric oxide and oxidative stress in typical ovulatory women and in the pathogenesis of ovulatory dysfunction in PCOS”
Journal: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology
Authors: Awoniyi O. Awonuga, Olivia G. Camp, Husam M. Abu-Soud

Anthony Maxwell defended his thesis titled “Benzene Exposure in Reproductive Biology: A Comprehensive Analysis of Placental Response and Molecular Mechanisms in Trophoblast Function” on Friday, December 8th, 2023. Under the mentorship of Dr. Gil Mor, M.D., Ph.D., Anthony started the Ph.D. program in August 2019. With a Ph.D. in Physiology with a Reproductive Science Concentration, he will remain at the C.S. Mott Center to do his post-doc work in Dr. Jiahui Ding’s lab.

The Mott Center will soon welcome 3 additional WSU PI’s. Coming from the Kresge Eye Institute, we welcome Renu Kowluru, Ph.D., Fu-Shin Yu, Ph.D., and Ashok Kumar, Ph.D. They will be moving their labs and research to the Mott Center bringing in many new faces and potential for collaborations.

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