Positions

Professor
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Professor
Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Dan L Duncan Professorship
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Gordon Cain Professorship
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, GEM CORE
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Center for Reproductive Biological Research
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Associate Director, Center for Reproductive Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Leader, GEM Shared Resource, Cancer Biology Program
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Adjunct Member
Graduate Faculty of the Health Science Center School of Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Houston, Texas
Instructor
Frontiers in Reproduction Course, Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA

Education

Fellowship at Baylor College Of Medicine
PhD from Michigan State University
Physiology
MS from Michigan State University
Physiology
BS from Cornell University
General Studies

Honors & Awards

Prostate Cancer Foundation A. David Mazzone – PCF Challenge Award
2012
Frontiers in Reproduction Beacon Award for the advancement of promising young scholar’s research careers in the field of reproductive sciences
2012
Neena Schwartz Lecture Northwestern University
2011
SSR Research Award
2011
8-Stranded Beta-Barrel Jelly Roll Award (Outstanding Educational Achievement in the GSBS Service Curriculum)
2010
MOLECULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY Outstanding Reviewer Recognition Award
2008
Michael E. DeBakey, MD. Excellence in Research Award
2006
American Lung Association's Edward Livingston Trudeau Scholar
1992
American Society of Primatologists Student Presentation Award
1982
Sigma Xi Award for Meritorious Research
1982

Professional Interests

  • Molecular Regulation of Cellular Differentiation and Physiology

Selected Publications

Memberships

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association for Cancer Research
American Society for Microbiology
Society for Developmental Biology
Society for the Study of Reproduction
Other leadership roles: Member of Program Committee 2004-2009, 2011
The Endocrine Society
American Physiological Society
American Thoracic Society
Texas Forum on Reproductive Sciences

Funding

Project IV: Role of the Orphan Nuclear Receptor COUP-TF II in Endometrial Biology
- #U54 HD07495
National Institutes of Health/NICHD
Roles: Primary Investigator; Project Leader; Type:
Grant
Center for Reproductive Biological Research
- #5 U54 HD07495
National Institutes of Health/NICHD
Director: Administrative Core;
Director: Transgenic Animal Core;
Director: WEB Development Core - Endometrial Database Resource;
Administrative Core: $ 62,667;
Transgenic Animal Core: $ 67,384;
WEB Development Core: $49,175;
Type: Grant
Knockout Mouse Production and Cryopreservation
- #8 U42 OD011174-02
National Institutes of Health/NICHD
Role: Co-investigator;
Type: Grant
Molecular Analysis of Uterine Receptivity
- #2 R01 HD042311
National Institutes of Health/NICHD
Role: Principal Investigator; Type: Grant
Functional roles of Nrf2 and NQO1 genetic variants in hyperoxic lung injury-ARDS
- #1 R01HL112516
National Institutes of Health / NHLBI
Role: Co-Investigator;
Type: Grant
Immune therapy in a novel humanized model of lung cancer
- #Adrienne Helis Malvin Medical Re
Adrienne Helis Malvin Medical Research Foundation
Role: Equal Co-PI;
Type: Grant
Project 2: Discovery of Signaling Pathways that Regulate SRC-2 Systems Function in Liver and Adipose
- #P01 DK59820
National Institutes of Health / NIDDK
Role: PI: Project 2
Hormone-Regulated Pathways Controlling Implantation and Fertility
- #1U54HD055787-02/10
National Institutes of Health/NICHD
Role: Co-Investigator Sub-project III;
Type: Grant
Duncan Cancer Center
- #1 P30 CA125123
National Institutes of Health-NCI
Role: GEM Resource Leader;
Type: Grant
Progesterone Receptor Regulation of Gravid Myometrium
- #ID# 1012536
Burroughs Wellcome
Role: Primary Investigator
Hormone-Regulated Pathways Controlling Implantation and Fertility
- #1U54HD055787
National Institutes of Health/NICHD
Role: Leader - Sub-project III;
Type: Grant
Sex Hormone Receptor Components and the Cell Genome
- #R01 HD07857
National Institutes of Health
Role: Co-Investigator – Animal Core A;
Type: Grant
In Vivo Analysis of Progesterone Receptor in Myometrium
- #21-FY13-29
March of Dimes
Role: Primary Investigator
Targeting Cellular Energetics Pathways in Endometrial Cancer
- #RP120855
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas – CPRIT
Role: Co-Investigator;
Type: Grant

Intellectual Property

Myogenic Vector Systems
03/29/94; Robert J. Schwartz, Franco J. DeMayo and Bert W. O’Malley
Expression Vector Systems and Method of Use
7/20/99; Robert J. Schwartz, Franco J. DeMayo, and Bert W. O’Malley