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A. Doctoral thesis title

"Biochemical and Endocrine Parameters of Semen Production in the Turkey" 1983.

B. Books Authored or Co-Authored (in print or accepted)

none

C. Books Edited or Co-Edited (in print or accepted)

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D. Chapters in Books ( in print or accepted)

1. Hess RA, Moore BJ. 1993 Histological Methods for the Evaluation of the Testis. In: Methods in Reproductive Toxicology, Chapin RE and Heindel JJ (eds). Academic Press: San Diego, CA, pp. 52-85.
2. Cooke PS, Hess RA, Kirby JD, Bunick D, Hardy MP. 1994 Neonatal propylthiouracil (PTU) treatment as a model system for studying factors controlling testis growth and sperm production. In: Function of Somatic Cells in the Testis, Bartke A (ed). Springer-Verlag:New York, pp. 400-407.
3. Hess RA, Bunick D, Bahr JM. 1995. Sperm, a source of estrogen. Environ Health Perspect. 103: Suppl 7, 59-62.
4. Bahr JM, Kwon W, Hess RA, Bunick D. 1997. Estrogens and male reproduction: aromatase in sperm and estrogen receptors in the epididymal region. In: Harvey S, Etches RJ (eds), Perspectives in Avian Endocrinology, J. Endocrinology Ltd, Bristol, UK, pp. 183-192.
5. Klinefelter, G.R. and Hess, R.A. 1998. Toxicity of the excurrent ducts and accessory organs in the male. In: Reproductive and developmental toxicology. (eds. K. S. Korach), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 553-591.
6. Hess RA 1998 Spermatogenesis, Overview. In: Encyclopedia of Reproduction. vol. 4 (eds. E. Knobil and J. D. Neill), Academic Press, San Diego, 539-545.
7. Hess RA. 2000. Estrogen and the male reproductive tract. In: Francavilla F, Francavilla S, Forti G, editors. The First European Congress of Andrology. L'Aquila, Italy: Litografia Brandolini. p 279-298.
8. Cooke, P. S., R. E. Peterson and R. A. Hess (2002). Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology. Endocrine Disruptors. W. M. Haschek, C. G. Rousseaux and M. Wallig. San Diego, Academic Press. 2: 501-528.
9. Hess RA. 2002. The Efferent Ductules: Structure and Functions. In: The Epididymis: from molecules to clinical practice (eds. B. Robaire and B. Hinton), Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York. p. 49-80.
10. Hess RA, Zhou Q, Nie R. 2002. The role of estrogens in the endocrine and paracrine regulation of the efferent ductules, epididymis and vas deferens. In: The Epididymis: from molecules to clinical practice (eds. B. Robaire and B. Hinton), Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York. p. 317-338.

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E. Invited Reviews and Monographs ( in print or accepted)

1. Cooke PS, Arambepola NK, Kirby JD, Hardy MP, Hess RA and Bunick D. 1997. Thyroid hormone regulation of the development of the testis and its constituent cell types. Polish J Endocrinol. 48, 43-58.
2. Hess RA. 1998. Effects of environmental toxicants on the efferent ductules, epididymis and fertility. J. Reprod. Fertil. Suppl. 53:247-259.
3.. ~Hess RA, Bunick D, Bahr J. 2001. Oestrogen, its receptors and function in the male reproductive tract-a review. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 178:29-38.
4. ~Hess RA, Zhou, Q., Nie, R., Oliveira, C., Cho, H., Nakai, M. and Carnes, K. 2001. Estrogens and epididymal function. Reprod Fertil Dev. 13:273-283.
5. Hess , R.A. 2003. Estrogen in the adult male reproductive tract: A review. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 1, 52.
6. Hess , R.A. and Carnes, K. 2004. The role of estrogen in testis and the male reproductive tract: a review and species comparison. Anim. Reprod. 1, 5-30.

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F. Articles in Journals (in print or accepted)

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2006
1990
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1998
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2008
1991
1995
1999
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1992
1996
2000
2004
2012

1975-1979

1.Adshead PC, Martinez JR, Hess RA, Kilburn KH. 1975 Ciliary inhibition and axonemal microtubule alterations in freshwater mussels. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 253:192-212.
2.Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Biellier HV, Adldinger HK, Solorzano RF. 1975 Ultrastructural studies of semen abnormalities and herpesvirus associated with cultured testis cells from domestic turkeys. J. Reprod. Fert. 45:235-241.
3.Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Kilburn KH, McKenzie WN. 1976 Ultrastructure of lungs fixed in inflation using a new osmium-fluorocarbon technique. J. Ultrastruct. Res. 56:39-47.
#4.Hess RA, Thurston RJ, Biellier HV. 1976 Morphology of the epididymal region and ductus deferens of the turkey, (Meleagris gallopavo). J. Anatomy 122:241-252.
#5.Hess RA, Thurston RJ. 1977 Ultrastructure of the epithelial cells in the epididymal region of the turkey (Meleagris gallopavo). J. Anatomy 124:765-778.
6.Kilburn KH, Hess RA, Thurston RJ, Smith T. 1977 Ultrastructural features of osmotic shock in mussel gill cilia. J. Ultrastruct. Res. 60:34-43.
7.Menton DN, Hess RA, Lichtenstein JR, Eisen AZ. 1978 The structure and tensile properties of the skin of Tight-Skin (Tsk) mutant mice. J. Invest. Derm. 70:4-10.

1980-1985

8.Menton DN, Hess RA. 1980 Ultrastructure of collagen in the dermis of the Tight-Skin (Tsk) mutant mice. J. Invest. Derm. 74:139-147.
9.Hess RA, Thurston RJ, Biellier HV. 1982 Morphology of the epididymal region of turkeys producing abnormal yellow semen. Poult. Sci. 61:531-539.
10.Kilburn KH, Hess RA. 1982 Neonatal deaths and pulmonary dysplasia due to D penicillamine in the rat. Teratology 26:1-9.
11.Kilburn KH, Hess RA, Lesser M, Oster G. 1982 Perinatal death and respiratory apparatus dysgenesis due to a bis (dichloroacetyl) diamine. Teratology 26:155-162.
12.Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Hughes BL, Froman DP. 1982 Ultrastructure of the guinea fowl (Numidia meleagris) spermatozoon. Poult. Sci. 61:1738-1743.
13.Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Hughes BL, Froman DP. 1982 Seminal plasma free amino acids and seminal and blood plasma proteins of the guinea fowl (Numidia meleagris). Poult. Sci. 61:1744-1747.
14.Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Froman DP, Biellier HV. 1982 Elevated seminal plasma protein: A characteristic of yellow turkey semen. Poult. Sci. 61:1905-1911.
15.Jones JE, Hughes BL, Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Froman DP. 1982 The effects of red and white light during the pre-breeder and breeder periods on egg production and feed consumption in large white turkeys. Poult. Sci. 61:1930-1932.
#16.Hess RA, Thurston RJ. 1984 Detection and incident of yellow turkey semen on commercial breeder farms. Poult. Sci. 63:2084-2086.
#17.Hess RA, Birrenkott GP, Thurston RJ. 1984 Seminal plasma androgen binding protein activity in turkeys with normal white or abnormal yellow semen. J. Reprod. Fert. 71:403 409.
#18.Hess RA and Thurston RJ. 1984 Protein, cholesterol, acid-phosphatase and aspartate aminotransaminase in the seminal plasma of turkeys producing normal white or abnormal yellow semen. Biol. Reprod. 31:239-243.

1986-1989

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19.Hess RA, Hughes BL, Thurston RJ. 1986 Frequency and structure of macrophages and abnormal sperm cells in the semen of guinea fowl (Numidia meleagris). Reprod. Nutr. Develop. 26:39-51.
20.Linder RE, Hess RA, Strader L. 1986 Testicular toxicity and infertility in male rats treated with 1,3-dinitrobenzene. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health 19:477-489.
21.Carter SD, Hess RA, Laskey JW. 1987 Infertility in male Sprague-Dawley rats after exposure to carbendazim. Biol. Reprod. 37:709-717.
22.Thurston RJ and Hess RA. 1987 Ultrastructure of spermatozoa from domesticated birds: Comparative study of turkey, chicken and guinea fowl sperm. Scanning Microsc. 1:1829-1838.
23.Linder RE, Hess RA, Perreault S, Strader L. 1988 Acute effects and long-term sequelae of 1,3-dinitrobenzene on male reproduction in the RAt: I. General effects on the testis, epididymis, sperm, and fertility. J. Androl. 9:317-326.
24.Hess RA, Linder RE, Strader L, Perreault S. 1988 Acute effects and long-term sequelae of 1,3-dinitrobenzene on male reproduction in the rat: II. Quantitative and qualitative histopathology of the testis. J. Androl. 9:327-342.

1990

25.Kirby JD, Froman DP, Engel HN, Bernier PE and Hess RA. 1990 Decreased spermatozoal survivability associated with aberrant morphology of the ductuli efferentes proximales of the chicken (Gallus domesticus). Biol. Reprod. 42:383-389.
26.Hess RA. 1990 Quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the stages and transitions in the cycle of the rat seminiferous epithelium: light microscopic observations of perfusion-fixed and plastic-embedded testes. Biol. Reprod. 43:525-542.
27.Hess RA, Schaeffer DJ, Eroschenko VP and Keen JE. 1990 Frequency of stages in the cycle of the seminiferous epithelium in the rat testis. Biol. Reprod. 43:517-524.

1991

28.Hess RA, Thurston RJ, Gist DH. 1991 Ultrastructure of the turtle spermatozoon. Anat. Rec. 229:473-481.
29.Cooke PS, Young P, Hess RA, Cunha GR. 1991 Estrogen receptor expression in developing epididymis, efferent ductules and other male reproductive organs. Endocrinology 128:2874 2879.
30.Cooke PS, Hess RA, Porcelli J, Meisami E. 1991 Increased sperm production in adult rats following transient neonatal hypothyroidism. Endocrinology 129:244-248.
31.Carnes KI, Hess RA, Dunn F. 1991 Effects of in utero ultrasound exposure on the development of the fetal mouse testis. Biol. Reprod. 45:432-439.
32.Hess RA, Moore BJ, Forrer J, Linder RE, Abuel-Atta A. 1991 The fungicide benomyl [methyl 1-(butylcarbamoyl)-2-benzimidazole carbamate] causes testicular dysfunction by inducing the sloughing of germ cells and occlusion of efferent ductules. Fund. Appl. Toxicol. 17:733-745.

1992

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33.Cooke PS, Porcelli J, Hess RA. 1992 Induction of increased testis growth and sperm production in adult rats by transient early hypothyroidism: the critical period. Biol. Reprod. 45:146-154.
34.Guttroff R, Cooke PS, Hess RA. 1992 Blind-ending tubules and branching patterns of the rat ductuli efferentes. Anat. Rec. 232:423-431.
35.Hess RA, Chen P. 1992 Computer tracking of germ cells in the cycle of the seminiferous epithelium and prediction of changes in cycle duration in animals commonly used in reproductive biology and toxicology. J. Androl. 13:185-190.
36.Hofmann M-C, Narisawa S, Hess RA, Millán JL. 1992 Immortalization of germ cells and somatic testicular cells using the SV40 large T antigen. Exp. Cell Res. 201:417-435.
37.Kirby JD, Jetton AE, Cooke PS, Hess RA, Bunick D, Ackland JF, Turek FW, Schwartz NB. 1992 Hormonal correlates of the neonatal hypothyroidism induced increase in adult testis size and sperm production in the rat. Endocrinology 131:559-565.
38.Ilio KY, Hess RA. 1992 Localization and activity of sodium-potassium adenosine triphosphatase (Na,K-ATPase) in the ductuli efferentes. Anat. Rec. 234:190-200.
39.Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Korn N. 1992 Seminal plasma protein concentration as a predictor of fertility and hatchability in large white domestic turkeys. J. Appl. Poultry Res. 1:1-4.
40.Nakai M, Hess RA, Moore BJ, Guttroff R, Strader LF, Linder RE. 1992 Acute and long-term effects of a single dose of the fungicide carbendazim (methyl 2-benzimidazole carbamate) on the male reproductive system in the rat. J. Androl. 13:507-518.
41.Gist DH, Hess RA, Thurston RJ. 1992 Cytoplasmic droplets of painted turtle spermatozoa. J. Morphol. 214:153-158.

1993

42.Nakai M, Moore BJ, Hess RA. 1993 Epithelial reorganization and irregular growth following carbendazim-induced injury of the efferent ductules of the rat testis. Anat. Rec. 235:51-60.
43.Nitta H, Bunick D, Hess RA, Janulis L, Newton SC, Millette CF, Osawa Y, Shizuta Y, Toda K, Bahr JM. 1993 Germ cells of the mouse testis express aromatase, the estrogen synthesizing enzyme. Endocrinology 132:1396-1401.
44.Hess RA, Miller LA, Kirby JD, Margoliash E., Goldberg E. 1993 Immunoelectron microscopic localization of testicular and somatic cytochromes c in the seminiferous epithelium. Biol. Reprod. 48:1299-1308.
45.Hess RA, Cooke PS, Bunick D, Kirby JD. 1993 Adult testicular enlargement induced by neonatal hypothyroidism is accompanied by increased Sertoli and germ cell numbers. Endocrinology 132:2607-2613.
46.Hardy MP, Kirby JD, Hess RA, Cooke PS. 1993 Leydig cells increase their numbers but decline in steroidogenic function in the adult rat after neonatal hypothyroidism. Endocrinology 132:2417-2420.

1994

47.Ohsako S, Bunick D, Hess RA, Nishida T, Kurohmaru M, Hayashi Y. 1994 Characterization of a testis specific protein localized to endoplasmic reticulum of spermatogenic cells. Anat. Rec. 238:335-348.
48.Cooke PS, Hess RA, Kirby JD. 1994 A model system for increasing testis size and sperm production: potential application to animal science. J. Ani. Sci. 72 (Suppl. 3):43-54.
49.Ilio KY and Hess RA. 1994 Structure and function of the ductuli efferentes: A review. Microsc. Res. Techniq. 29:432-467.
50.Hofmann M.-C., Hess RA, Goldberg E, Millán JL. 1994 Immortalized germ cells undergo meiosis in vitro. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 91:5533-5537.
51.Bunick D, Kirby J, Hess RA, Cooke PS. 1994 Developmental expression of testis mRNAs in the rat following propylthiouracil-induced neonatal hypothyroidism. Biol. Reprod. 51:706 713.
52.Nakai M, Hess RA. 1994 Morphological changes of the rat Sertoli cells by the microtubule poison carbendazim. Tissue and Cell 26:917-927.
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1995

53.Russell LD, de Franca LR, Hess RA, Cooke PS. 1995 Characteristics of mitotic cells in developing and adult testes with observations on cell lineages. Tissue and Cell 27:105-128.
54.de Franca LR, Hess R, Cooke P, Russell LD. 1995 Neonatal hypothyroidism causes delayed Sertoli cell maturation in rats treated with propylthiouracil: evidence that the Sertoli cell dictates testis growth. Anat. Rec. 242:57-69.
55.Khan SA, Ghosh S, Wickstrom M, Miller LA, Hess RA, Haschek WM, Beasley VR. 1995 Comparative pathology of microcystin-LR in cultured hepatocytes, fibroblasts, and renal epithelial cells. Natural Toxins 3:119-128.
56.Kirby JD, Cooke PS, Bunick D, Hess RA, Kirby YK, Turek FW. 1995. Does TSH potentiate the effects of neonatal PTU treatment on testis growth in the rat? Advanced Reproductive Technologies - Andrology 7:171-187.
57.Kwon S, Hess RA, Bunick D, Nitta H, Janulis L, Osawa Y, Bahr JM. 1995 Rooster testicular germ cells and epididymal sperm contain P450 aromatase. Biol. Reprod. 53:1259-1264.
58.Carnes KI, Hess RA, Dunn F. 1995 The effect of ultrasound exposure in utero on the development of the fetal mouse testis: adult consequences. Ultrasound Med. Biol. 21:1247-1257.
59.Foley GL, Bassily N, Hess RA. 1995 Intratubular spermatic granulomas of the canine efferent ductules. Toxicologic Pathology 23:731-734.
60.Nakai M, Hess RA, Netsu J, Nasu T. Deformation of the rat Sertoli cells by oral gavage of carbendazim. 1995 J. Androl. 16:410-416.

1996

61.Janulis L, Hess RA, Bunick D, Nitta H, Janssen S, Osawa Y, Bahr JM. 1996 Mouse epididymal sperm contain active P450 aromatase which decreases as sperm traverse the epididymis. J. Androl. 17:111-116.
62.Hardy MP, Sharma RS, Arambepola NK, Sottas CM, Russell L, Bunick D, Hess RA, Cooke PS. 1996 Increased proliferation of Leydig cells induced by neonatal hypothyroidism in the rat. J. Androl. 17:231-238.
63.Ohl MW, Ott RS, Faulkner DB, Hornbuckle T, Hess RA, Cmarik GF, Zinn GM. 1996 Effects of nutritional plane on scrotal circumference and histopathological features of the testes of half-sib yearling beef bulls. Am J Vet Res 57:844-847.
64.Janulis L, Bahr JM, Hess RA, Bunick D. 1996 P450 aromatase messenger ribonucleic acid expression in male rat germ cells: detection by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction amplification. J. Androl. 17:651-658.
65.Nakai M, Hess RA. 1996 Effects of carbendazim (methyl 2-benzimidazole carbamate; MBC) on meiotic spermatocytes and the subsequent spermiogenesis in the rat testis. Anat Rec 247:379-387.

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1997

66.Nakai M, Hess RA. 1997 Effects of carbendazim (methyl 2-benzimidazole carbamate; MBC) on meiotic spermatocytes and the subsequent spermiogenesis in the rat testis. Anat Rec 247:379-387.
67.Kwon S, Hess RA, Bunick D, Kirby JD, Bahr JM. 1997 Estrogen Receptors are present in the epididymis of the rooster. J. Androl. 18:378-384.
68.Hess RA, Gist DH, Bunick D, Lubahn DB, Farrell A, Bahr J, Cooke PS, and Greene GL. 1997. Estrogen receptor (a& ß) expression in the excurrent ducts of the adult male rat reproductive tract. J. Androl. 18:602-611.
69.Hess RA, Bunick D, Korach KS, Taylor JA, Bahr J, Lee K-H, Lubahn DB. 1997.Estrogen regulates fluid reabsorption in the head of the epididymis. Nature 390:509-512.
70.Nakai M, Hess RA, Nasu T. 1997. Further observations on carbendazim-induced abnormalities of spermatid morphology in rats. Tissue and Cell 29:477-487.
71.Cooke PA, Arambepola NK, Kirby JD, Hardy MP, Hess RA, Bunick D. 1997. Thyroid hormone regulation of the development of the testis and its constituent cell types. J. Endocrinol. 48 (Suppl. 3): 43-58.

1998

72.Chen YC, Bunick D, Bahr J, , Klinefelter GR, Hess RA. 1998. Isolation and culture of epithelial cells from rat efferent ductule and initial segment epididymidis. Tissue and Cell 30:1-13.
73.Jewell WT, Hess RA, Miller MG. 1998. Testicular toxicity of molinate in the rat: metabolic activation via sulfoxidation. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 149:159-166.
74.Nakai M, Toshimori K, Yoshinaga K, Nasu T, Hess RA. 1998. Carbendazim-induced abnormal development of the acrosome during early phases of spermiogenesis in the rat testis. Cell Tissue Res., 294:145-152.
75.Wenz JR, Hess, RA. 1998. Characterization of stage specific tyrosinated a-tubulin immunoperoxidase staining patterns in Sertoli cells of rat seminiferous tubules by light microscopic image analysis. Tissue and Cell 30:492-501.
76.Janulis L, Bahr JM, Hess RA, Janssen S, Osawa Y, Bunick D. 1998. Rat testicular germ cells and epididymal sperm contain active P450 aromatase. J Androl. 19:65-71.
77.Janssen SJ., Bunick D, Finnigan-Bunick C, Chen YC, Hess R, Bahr JM. 1998. Morphology and function of rooster efferent ductule epithelial cells in culture. Tissue Cell. 30:554-561.
78.Nakai M, Toshimori K, Yoshinaga K, Nasu T, Hess RA. 1998. Spermatids of prepubertal male rats are susceptible to carbendazim during early spermiogenesis. Arch Histol Cytol. 61:433-437.

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1999-2000

79. Hess RA and Nakai. M. 2000. Histopathology of the male reproductive system induced by the fungicide benomyl. Histol. Histopathol. 15:207-224.
80. Hess RA, Bunick D, Lubahn DB, Zhou Q, Bouma J. 2000. Morphologic changes in efferent ductules and epididymis in estrogen receptor-alpha knockout mice. J Androl. 21:107­121.
81. Crissman JW, Cooke PS, Hess RA, Marty MS, Liberacki AB. 2000. Postulated human sperm count decline may involve historic elimination of juvenile iodine deficiency: a new hypothesis with experimental evidence in the rat. Toxicol Sci., 53, 400-410.
82. ~Hess RA. 2000. Oestrogen in fluid transport and reabsorption in efferent ducts of the male reproductive tract. Reviews of Reproduction. 5:84-92.
83. Janssen, SJ, Kirby, JD, Hess, RA, Rhoads, M, Bunick, D, Bailey, KL, Parsons, CM, Wang, H, Bahr, JM. 2000. Identification of epididymal stones in diverse rooster populations. Poult Sci. 79:568-574.
84. Rosenfeld CS, Cooke PS, Welsh Jr. TH, Simmer G, Hufford MG, Gustafsson J-A, Hess RA, Lubahn DB. 2000. The differential fate of mesonephric tubular-derived efferent ductules in estrogen receptor-a knockout versus wild-type female mice. Endocrinology 141:3792-8.
85. Lee KH, Hess RA, Bahr JM, Lubahn DB, Taylor J, Bunick D 2000. Estrogen receptor alpha has a functional role in the mouse rete testis and efferent ductules. Biol Reprod. 63:1873-1880.

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2001

86. Nakai M, Bouma J, Nie R, Zhou Q, Carnes K, Jassim E, Lubahn DB, Hess RA. 2001. Morphological analysis of endocytosis in efferent ductules of estrogen receptor-a knockout (aERKO) male mouse. Anat. Rec. 263:10-18.
87. Zhou, Q., Clarke, L., Nie, R., Carnes, K., Lai, L.W., Lien, Y.H., Verkman, A., Lubahn, D., Fisher, J.S., Katzenellenbogen, B.S. and Hess, RA. 2001. From the Cover: Estrogen action and male fertility: Roles of the sodium/hydrogen exchanger-3 and fluid reabsorption in reproductive tract function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 98, 14132-14137.
88. Oliveira CA, Carnes K, França LR, Hess RA. 2001. Infertility and testicular atrophy in the antiestrogen-treated adult male rat. Biol. Reprod. 65, 913-920.
89. Choi I, Ko C, Park-Sarge O-K, Nie R, Hess RA, Graves C, Katzenellenbogen BS. 2001. Human estrogen receptor beta-specific monoclonal antibodies: characterization and use in studies of estrogen receptor beta protein expression in reproductive tissues. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 181, 139-150.

2002

90. Nie, R., Zhou, Q., Jassim, E., Saunders, P.T.K. and Hess, R.A. 2002. Differential expression of estrogen receptors a & b in the reproductive tract of the adult male dog and cat. Biol Reprod. 66:1161-1168.
91. Oliveira, C.A., Carnes, K., Zhou, Q., Nie, R., Kuehl, D.E., Jackson, G.L., França, L.R., Nakai, M. and Hess RA. 2002. Estrogen receptor function in the adult male rat: short and long-term effects of the antiestrogen ICI 182,780 on the testis and efferent ductules, without changes in testosterone. Endocrinology 143:2399-2409.
92. Lin M, Hess R, and Aitken RJ, 2002. Induction of sperm maturation in vitroin epididymal cell cultures of the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii): disruption of motility initiation and sperm morphogenesis by inhibition of actin polymerization. Reproduction 124:107-117.
93. Zhou, Q., Nie, R., Prins, G.S., Saunders, P.T.K., Katzenellenbogen, B.S. and Hess, R.A. 2002. Localization of androgen and estrogen receptors in the adult male mouse reproductive tract. J. Androl. 23, 870-881.
94. Nakai M, Miller MG, Carnes K and Hess RA. 2002. Stage specific effects of the fungicide carbendazim on Sertoli cell microtubules in the rat testis. Tissue and Cell 34, 73-80.
95. Correa LM, Nakai M, Strandgaard CS, Hess RA and Miller MG. 2002. Microtubules of the Mouse Testis Exhibit Differential Sensitivity to the Microtubule Disruptors Carbendazim and Colchicine. Toxicol Sci. 69:175-182.
96. Mahecha, GA, Oliveira, CA, Balzuweit, K and Hess, RA. 2002. Epididymal lithiasis in roosters and efferent ductule and testicular damage. Reproduction. 124: 821-834.

2003

97. Witzmann FA, Bobb A, Briggs GB, Coppage HN, Hess RA, Li J, Pedrick NM, Ritchie GD, Rossi J, Still KR, 2003. Analysis of rat testicular protein expression following 91-day exposure to JP-8 jet fuel vapor. Proteomics 3:1016-1027.
98. Frasor, J., Barnett, D.H., Danes, J.M., Hess , R., Parlow, A.F. and Katzenellenbogen, B.S. 2003. Response-Specific and Ligand Dose-Dependent Modulation of Estrogen Receptor (ER) alpha Activity by ERbeta in the Uterus. Endocrinology. 144, 3159-3166.
99. Cho HW, Carnes K, Nie R, Zhou Q, Sharief NAQ, Hess RA, 2003. The antiestrogen ICI 182,780 induces early effects on the adult male mouse reproductive tract and long-term decreased fertility without testicular atrophy.   Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 1, 57.
100. Oliveira C, Nie R, Carnes K, Franca LR, Prins GS, Saunders PTK, Hess RA . 2003. The antiestrogen ICI 182,780 decreases the expression of estrogen receptor-alpha but has no effect on estrogen receptor-beta and androgen receptor in rat efferent ductules. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 1, 75.

2004

101. DuTeaux SB, Berger T, Hess RA, Sartini BL and Miller MG. 2004. Male Reproductive Toxicity of Trichloroethylene: Sperm Protein Oxidation and Decreased Fertilizing Ability. Biol Reprod 70:1518-1526.
102. Kuster CE, Hess RA and Althouse GC. 2004. Immunofluorescence reveals ubiquitination of retained distal cytoplasmic droplets on ejaculated porcine spermatozoa. J Androl 25:340-347.
103. Oliveira C, Mahecha, GA, Carnes K, Prins GS, Saunders PTK, Franca LR and Hess RA. 2004. Differential hormonal regulation of estrogen receptors ERalpha and ERbeta and androgen receptor expression in the rat efferent ductules. Reproduction 128:73-86.
104. Chen C, Ouyang W, Grigura V, Zhou Q, Carnes K, Lim H, Zhao G-Q, Arber S, Kurpios N, Murphy TL, Cheng AM, Hassell JA, Chandrashekar V, Hofmann M-C, Hess RA, Murphy KM. 2005. ERM is required for transcriptional control of the spermatogonial stem cell niche. Nature 436:1030-1034.
105. Holsberger DR, Buchold GM, Leal MC, Kiesewetter SE, O'Brien D A, Hess RA, Franca LR, Kiyokawa H, Cooke PS (2005) Cell-cycle inhibitors p27Kip1 and p21Cip1 regulate murine Sertoli cell proliferation. Biol Reprod 72:1429-36.

2006
106. Ruz R, Gregory M, Smith CE, Cyr DG, Lubahn DB, Hess RA, Hermo L. 2006. Expression of aquaporins in the efferent ductules, sperm counts, and sperm motility in estrogen receptor-alpha deficient mice fed lab chow versus casein. Mol Reprod Dev. 73:226-237.
107. Khor B, Bredemeyer AL, Huang CY, Turnbull IR, Evans R, Maggi LB, Jr., White JM, Walker LM, Carnes K, Hess RA, Sleckman BP. 2006. Proteasome activator PA200 is required for normal spermatogenesis. Mol Cell Biol 26:2999-3007.
108. Surace, EI, Strickland, AM, Hess, RA, Gutmann, DH and Naughton, CK. 2006. Tslc1 (nectin-like molecule-2) is essential for spermatozoa motility and male fertility. J Androl 27: 816-825.
109. Cooke PS, Hess RA, Simon L, Schlesser HN, Carnes K, Tyagi G, Hofmann M-C and Murphy KM. 2006. The transcription factor Ets-related molecule (ERM) is essential for spermatogonial stem cell maintenance and self-renewal. Anim Reprod 3(2): 98-107.
110. Picciarelli-Lima P, Oliveira AG, Reis AM, Kalapothakis E, Mahecha GA, Hess RA and Oliveira CA. 2006. Effects of 3-beta-diol, an androgen metabolite with intrinsic estrogen-like effects, in modulating the aquaporin-9 expression in the rat efferent ductules. Reprod Biol Endocrinol 4(1): 51.
111. Gist, DH, Bradshaw, S, Morrow, CM, Congdon, JD and Hess, RA. 2007. Estrogen response system in the reproductive tract of the male turtle: An immunocytochemical study. Gen Comp Endocrinol 151(1): 27-33.
112. Hild, SA, Marshall, GR, Attardi, BJ, Hess, RA, Schlatt, S, Simorangkir, DR, Ramaswamy, S, Koduri, S, Reel, JR and Plant, TM. 2007. Development of l-cdb-4022 as a nonsteroidal male oral contraceptive: Induction and recovery from severe oligospermia in the adult male cynomolgus monkey (macaca fascicularis). Endocrinology 148(4): 1784-1796.
113. Simon, L, Ekman, GC, Tyagi, G, Hess, RA, Murphy, KM and Cooke, PS. 2007. Common and distinct factors regulate expression of mRNA for ETV5 and GDNF, Sertoli cell proteins essential for spermatogonial stem cell maintenance. Exp Cell Res 313(14): 3090-3099.
114. Oliveira, AG, Telles, LF, Hess, RA, Mahecha, GA and Oliveira, CA. 2007. Effects of the herbicide roundup on the epididymal region of drakes Anas platyrhynchos. Reprod Toxicol 23(2): 182-191.
115. Oliveira, AG, Coelho, PH, Guedes, FD, Mahecha, GA, Hess, RA and Oliveira, CA. 2007. 5alpha-androstane-3beta,17beta-diol (3beta-diol), an estrogenic metabolite of 5alpha-dihydrotestosterone, is a potent modulator of estrogen receptor ERbeta expression in the ventral prostrate of adult rats. Steroids 72(14): 914-922.
116. Martin, LJ, Chen, H, Liao, X, Allayee, H, Shih, DM, Lee, GS, Hovland, DN, Jr., Robbins, WA, Carnes, K, Hess, RA, Lusis, AJ and Collins, MD. 2007. Fk506, a calcineurin inhibitor, prevents cadmium-induced testicular toxicity in mice. Toxicol Sci 100(2): 474-485.
117. Dornas, RA, Oliveira, AG, Kalapothakis, E, Hess, RA, Mahecha, GA and Oliveira, CA. 2007. Distribution of vitamin D3 receptor in the epididymal region of roosters (gallus domesticus) is cell and segment specific. Gen Comp Endocrinol 150(3): 414-418.
118. Dass, B, Tardif, S, Park, JY, Tian, B, Weitlauf, HM, Hess, RA, Carnes, K, Griswold, MD, Small, CL and Macdonald, CC. 2007. Loss of polyadenylation protein tauCstF-64 causes spermatogenic defects and male infertility. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104(51): 20374-20379
119. Morrow, C, Hostetler, C, Griswold, M, Hofmann, MC, Murphy, K, Cooke, PS and Hess, RA. 2007. ETV5 is required for continuous spermatogenesis in adult mice and may mediate blood-testes barrier function and testicular immune privilege. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1120: 144-151.

2008
120. Zhou Q, Nie R, Li Y, Friel P, Mitchell D, Hess RA, Small C and Griswold MD. 2008. Expression of Stimulated by Retinoic Acid Gene 8 (Stra8) in Spermatogenic Cells Induced by Retinoic Acid: an in vivo Study in Vitamin A Sufficient Postnatal Murine Testes. Biol Reprod. 79:35-42.
121. Schlesser HN, Simon L, Hofmann MC, Murphy KM, Murphy T, Hess RA, Cooke PS. 2008. Effects of ETV5 (Ets Variant Gene 5) on testis and body growth, time course of spermatogonial stem cell loss, and fertility in mice. Biol Reprod. 78:483-489.
122. Stutler, SA, Johnson, EW, Still, KR, Schaeffer, DJ, Hess, RA and Arfsten, AD. 2008. Effect of method of euthanasia on sperm motility of mature sprague-dawley rats. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 46(2): 13-20.
123. Oliveira, AG, Dornas, RA, Kalapothakis, E, Hess, RA, Mahecha, GA and Oliveira, CA. 2008. Vitamin D3 and androgen receptors in testis and epididymal region of roosters (gallus domesticus) as affected by epididymal lithiasis. Anim Reprod Sci 109:343-355.
124. Morrow C, Gaurav T, Simon L, Carnes K, Murphy T, Murphy K, Cooke PS, Hofmann MC and Hess, RA. (2008). Murine seminiferous epithelial claudin-5 expression is present in both germ cells and Sertoli cells, is dependent upon the transcription factor ets-variant 5, and contributes to blood-testis barrier function. Biol Reprod. 81:871-879.
125. Netzel-Arnett S, Bugge TH, Hess RA, Carnes K, Stringer BW, Scarman AL, Hooper JD, Tonks ID, Kay GF and Antalis TM. (2009) The glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-anchored serine protease Testisin directs epididymal sperm cell maturation and fertilizing ability. Biol Reprod 81(5): 921-932.
126. Oliveira, CA, Victor-Costa AB and Hess RA (2009). "Cellular and Regional Distributions of Ubiquitin-Proteasome and Endocytotic Pathway Components in the Epithelium of Rat Efferent Ductules and Initial Segment of the Epididymis." J Androl. 30:590-601.
127. Stroud, CK, Nara TY, Roqueta-Rivera M, Radlowski EC, Lawrence P, Zhang Y, Cho BH, Segre M, Hess RA, Brenna JT, Haschek WM and Nakamura MT (2009). Disruption of FADS2 gene in mice impairs male reproduction and causes dermal and intestinal ulceration. J Lipid Res 50:1870-1880.
128. Tyagi, G, Carnes K, Morrow C, Kostereva N, Ekman GC, Meling DD, Hostetler C, Griswold M, Murphy KM, Hess RA, Hofmann MC and Cooke PS (2009). Loss of Etv5 decreases proliferation and RET levels in neonatal mouse testicular germ cells and causes an abnormal first wave of spermatogenesis. Biol Reprod 81:258-266.
129. Simon, L, Ekman GC, Kostereva N, Zhang Z, Hess RA, Hofmann MC and Cooke PS (2009). Direct transdifferentiation of stem/progenitor spermatogonia into reproductive and nonreproductive tissues of all germ layers. Stem Cells 27:1666-1675.

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2010
130. Roqueta-Rivera, M, Stroud CK, Haschek WM, Akare SJ, Segre M, Brush RS, Agbaga MP, Anderson RE, Hess RA and Nakamura MT (2010). Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation fully restores fertility and spermatogenesis in male delta-6 desaturase knockout mice. Journal of Lipid Research 51:360-367.
131. Avelar GF, Oliveira CF, Soares JM, Silva IJ, Dobrinski I, Hess RA and Franca LR (2010). Postnatal somatic cell proliferation and seminiferous tubule maturation in pigs: A non-random event. Theriogenology.
132. Joseph A, Hess R, Schaeffer DJ, Ko C, Hudgin-Spivey S, Chambon P and Shur BD (2010). Absence of Estrogen Receptor Alpha Leads to Physiological Alterations in the Mouse Epididymis and Consequent Defects in Sperm Function. Biol Reprod 82: 948-957. PMID: 20130267
133. Joseph A, Shur BD, Ko C, Chambon P and Hess RA (2010). Epididymal Hypo-Osmolality Induces Abnormal Sperm Morphology and Function in the Estrogen Receptor Alpha Knockout Mouse. Biol Reprod 82: 958-967. PMID: 20130266
134.  George M, Rainey MA, Naramura M, Ying G, Harms DW, Vitaterna MH, Doglio L, Crawford SE, Hess RA, Band V and Band H. (2010). Ehd4 is required to attain normal pre-pubertal testis size but dispensable for fertility in male mice. Genesis.
135. Simon L, Hess RA and Cooke PS (2010). Spermatogonial stem cells, in vivo transdifferentiation and human regenerative medicine. Expert Opin Biol Ther 10(4): 519-530.
136. Rainey MA, George M, Ying G, Akakura R, Burgess DJ, Siefker E, Bargar T, Doglio L, Crawford SE, Todd GL, Govindarajan V, Hess RA, Band V, Naramura M and Band H (2010). The endocytic recycling regulator EHD1 is essential for spermatogenesis and male fertility in mice. BMC Dev Biol 10(1): 37. PMID: 20359371
137. Morrow CM, Mruk D, Cheng CY and Hess RA (2010). Claudin and occludin expression and function in the seminiferous epithelium. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365(1546): 1679-1696. PMID: 20403878
138. Carreau S and Hess RA (2010). Oestrogens and spermatogenesis. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365(1546): 1517-1535. PMID: 20403867

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G.Creative Works (Exhibitions, Commissions, Competitions, Performances, Art, etc)

1. Computer Programs:

STAGES a computer program to track germ cells of the testis in time. Used by toxicologists and pathologist in numerous countries. Available for both the PC and MAC.

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2. Publications Selected For Journal Covers

1. Hess RA; Thurston RJ; Gist DH. 1991 Ultrastructure of the turtle spermatozoon. Anat. Rec. 229:473-481.
2. Hofmann M-C, Narisawa S, Hess RA, Millán JL. 1992 Immortalization of germ cells and somatic testicular cells using the SV40 large T antigen. Exp. Cell Res. 201:417-435.
3. Ohsako S; Bunick D; Hess RA; Nishida T; Kurohmaru M; Hayashi Y. 1994 Characterization of a testis specific protein localized to endoplasmic reticulum of spermatogenic cells. Anat. Rec. 238:335-348.
4. de Franca LR, Hess R, Cooke P, Russell LD. 1995 Neonatal hypothyroidism causes delayed Sertoli cell maturation in rats treated with propylthiouracil: evidence that the Sertoli cell dictates testis growth. Anat. Rec. 242:57-69.
5. Janulis L, Hess RA, Bunick D, Nitta H, Janssen S, Osawa Y, Bahr JM. 1996 Mouse epididymal sperm contain active P450 aromatase which decreases as sperm traverse the epididymis. J. Androl. 17:111-116.
6. Oliveira, CA, Victor-Costa AB and Hess RA (2009). "Cellular and Regional Distributions of Ubiquitin-Proteasome and Endocytotic Pathway Components in the Epithelium of Rat Efferent Ductules and Initial Segment of the Epididymis." J Androl. 30:590-601.

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H. Bulletins, Reports, or Conference Proceedings (in print or accepted)

1. Hess RA, Thurston RJ, Kilburn KH. 1975. Enzyme digestion of epon-embedded akinetic cilia. In: Proceed. Electron Microscopy Soc. of Amer., Bailey GW (ed), Baton Rouge, LA, Claitor's Publ. Div. 688-689.
2. Hess RA, Thurston RJ, Kilburn KH. 1976. Preservation of the glycocalyx and mucin granules by rapid dehydration and embedding. In: Proceed. Electron Microscopy Soc. of Amer., Bailey GW (ed), Baton Rouge, LA, Claitor's Publ. Div. 343-344.
3. Hess RA and Thurston RJ. 1984. The effect of exogenous dihydrotestosterone (DHT) on protein concentration, plasma color, and DHT-binding activity in seminal plasma from Meleagris gallopavo. In: Proceed. X Int. Congr. Ani. Reprod. A.I. (Urbana-Champaign, IL), Vol. III, 281-282
**4. Hess RA, Bunick D, Bahr JM. 1995. Sperm, a source of estrogen. Environ. Health Persp. 103 (Suppl 7):59-62.
**5. Chapin RE, Stevens JT, Hughes CL, Kelce WR, Hess RA, Daston GP. 1996. Endocrine Modulation of Reproduction.. Fund. Appl. Toxicol. 29:1-17.

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I. Abstracts (in print or accepted)

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 1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002-3

2004-5

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1970-1979

1.Bercovitz AB, Thurston RJ, Hess RA, Biellier HV. 1972. Technique for in situ photography of avian gonads. Poult. Sci. 51:1783.
2.Northrop S, McKenzie W, Thurston RJ, Hess R, Kilburn K. 1975. Aflatoxin effects on airway cells of rodents. Fed. Proceed. 34:839.
3.Kilburn K, Adshead P, Thurston R, Hess R. 1975. Ultrastructural basis for ciliary dyskinesia. Fed. Proceed. 34:428.

1980-1985

4.Hess RA and Thurston RJ. 1982. Incidence and biochemistry of yellow turkey semen. Poult. Sci. 61:1381.
5.Hess RA, Hughes BL, Thurston RJ. 1982. Frequency and structure of macrophages and abnormal sperm cells in guinea fowl. Poult. Sci. 61:1478.
6.Hess RA, Birrenkott GP, Thurston RJ. 1983. Binding of dihydrotestosterone by protein in turkey seminal plasma. Poult. Sci. 62:1434.
7.Hess RA, Birrenkott G, Smoak KD, Smith AM. 1984. Using the statistical analysis system with full screen product (SAS/ESP) for bibliographic filing. Poult. Sci. 63 (Suppl 1):5.
8.Hess RA and Thurston RJ. 1984. The effect of exogenous dihydrotestosterone (DHT) on protein concentration, plasma color, and DHT-binding activity in abnormal seminal plasma from Meleagris gallopavo. X Int. Congr. Ani. Reprod. A.I. (Urbana-Champaign, IL), vol. III, 281.
9.Carter SD, Hess RA and Laskey JW. 1984. Effects of a microtubule inhibitor on spermatogenesis and fertility in male Sprague Dawley rats. Biol. Reprod. 30 (Suppl. 1):184.
10.Hess RA, Linder RE, Strader L. 1985. Sequential changes in testes, epididymides and spermatozoa after acute exposure to m-dinitrobenzene (DNB). Toxicologist 5:139.
11.Hess RA, Linder RE, Strader L. 1985. Sloughing of spermatids and residual cytoplasm causes epididymal occlusion and testicular swelling: An acute study of carbendazim and benomyl, benzimidazole derivatives. J. Androl. (Suppl) 6:58-P.
12.Carter SD, Hess RA, Laskey JW. 1985. Carbendazim causes infertility in rats. J. Androl. (Suppl) 6:62-P.

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1986-1989

13.Perreault SD, Linder RE, Hess RA, Strader LE. 1986. Infertility and partial recovery after a single exposure to 1,3-dinitrobenzene (DNB) in the male rat. Toxicologist 6:287.
14.Hess RA and Ilio KY. 1987. Chemotaxis of polymorphonuclear leukocytes into the efferent ductules of the testis. Biol. Reprod. (Suppl 1) 36:86.
15.Hess RA and Bassily N. 1988. Structure of the ductuli efferentes in the dog. Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 17:85.
16.Hess RA, Froman DP, Kirby JD, Bernier PE. 1989. Morphometric analysis of ductuli efferentes from low-fertility Delaware roosters. Poult. Sci. 68 (Suppl 1):66.
17.Ohl MW, Ott RS, Faulkner DB, Hornbuckle T, Hess RA, Cmarik GF, Zinn GM. 1989. Beef bulls fed high or low energy rations: growth, scrotal circumference, and measurements of reproductive tissues. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, November 6-7.
18.Kucera SP, Hess RA and Kennedy JR. 1989. Effects of benomyl on dog tracheal epithelium. Joint Annual Meeting, Southeastern Pharmacology Society, Society of Toxicology and Am. College of Clinical Pharmacology, Sept. 14-15, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.

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1990

19.Hess RA, Chen P, Schaeffer DJ, Eroschenko VP and Keen JE. 1990. Computer tracking of testicular germ cell development and assessment of stage frequencies in the cycle of the seminiferous epithelium. J. Androl. 11 (Suppl 1):P-53.
20.Ilio KY and Hess RA. 1990. Electron microscopic localization of K+-dependent p nitrophenyl phosphatase (NPPase) in the ductuli efferentes of the rat. Biol. Reprod. 42 (Suppl.):111.
21.Gist, DH, Hess RA and Dawes S. 1990. Cytoplasmic bodies of the post-testicular sperm of reptiles. Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.
22.Porcelli J, Meisami E, Hess RA and Cooke P. 1990. A method for experimentally increasing testicular size and spermatogenesis in the rat. The eleventh annual mini symposium on reproductive biology, October 8th, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
23.Forrer JM, Bechtel PJ and Hess RA. 1990. Effects of estradiol and estradiol with growth hormone on young and aged rats. The eleventh annual mini-symposium on reproductive biology, October 8th, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
24.Ilio KY and Hess RA. 1990. Localization and modulation of Na+,K+-ATPase in the ductuli efferentes. The eleventh annual mini-symposium on reproductive biology, October 8th, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
25.Guttroff R, Barnett DM, Hess RA and Cooke P. 1990. Microdissection of the ductus efferentes of the rat: localization of occlusions caused by carbendazim. The eleventh annual mini-symposium on reproductive biology, October 8th, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

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1991

26.Hess RA and Ilio KY. 1991. The fungicide benomyl induces testicular atrophy by two mechanisms. The Toxicologist 11:245.
27.Cooke P, Hess R, Meisami E and Porcelli J. 1991. A method for experimentally increasing testicular size and spermatogenesis in the rat. J. Androl. 12 (Suppl. 1):P-28.
28.Hess RA, Guttroff R and Cooke P. 1991. Blind-ending tubules in the ductuli efferentes of the rat. J. Androl. 12 (Suppl. 1):P-41.
29.Schaeffer N, Ilio K, Hess R and Beehler, B. 1991. Ovarian histology and pathology of the African rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis, Ceratotherium simum). Proc. Ann. Meeting of the Zoological Society of San Diego., May 9-11, 1991. San Diego, CA.
30.Nitta H, Payne AH, Hess RA, Osawa Y, Mason JI, Bunick D, Bahr JM. 1991. Immunolocalization of steroidogenic enzymes in the adult mouse testis: evidence of germinal cells as steroidogenic cells. Serono Symposium, Molecular Basis of Reproductive Endocrinology, July 25-26, 1991, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.
31.Bahr JM, Hess RA, Payne AH, Osawa Y, Mason JI, Bunick D, Nitta H. 1991. Identification of steroidogenic cells in the rooster testis by immunocytochemistry. Serono Symposium, Molecular Basis of Reproductive Endocrinology, July 25-26, 1991, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.
32.Hess RA, Kirby J, Goldberg E. 1991. Developmental expression of testicular and somatic cytochromes c during spermatogenesis. Second Biennial Mammalian Developmental Genetics Workshop, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, September 11 15.

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1992

33.Hess RA and Cooke PS. 1992. Total number of sertoli cells is doubled in the neonatal hypothyroidism model for increased testis size. J. Androl. 13 (Suppl. 1):P-38.
34.Cooke PS and Hess RA. 1992. The pattern of sertoli cell proliferation is altered in the neonatal hypothyroidism model for increased testis size. J. Androl. 13 (Suppl. 1):P-47.
35.Nakai M, Moore BJ, Guttroff RF, Hess RA. 1992. Carbendazim-induced occlusion of the rat efferent ductules causes irregular growth of epithelium during recanalization. J. Androl. 13 (Suppl. 1):P-32.
36.Kirby JD, Jetton AE, Cooke PS, Hess RA and Turek FW. 1992. Neonatal hypothyroidism model for increased testis size alters developmental profiles of serum FSH and LH in the rat. J. Androl. 13 (Suppl. 1):P-48.
37.Nitta H, Bunick D, Hess RA, Osawa Y and Bahr JM. 1992. Efferent ductules of the rooster as a site of estrogen production and a target for estrogen action. Biol. Reprod. 46 (Suppl. 1):92.
38.Janulis L, Nitta H, Bunick D, Hess RA, Newton SC, Millette CF, Osawa Y., Shizuta Y, Toda K and Bahr JM. 1992. Mouse germ cells in the testis and epididymis express active aromatase. Fifth Annual Cell and Molecular Biology and Molecular Biophysics Research Symposium, September 19, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana.
39.Hofmann M-C, Narisawa S, Hess RA and Millán JL. 1992. Immortalization of germ cells and somatic testicular cells. 7th European Workshop on Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology of the Testis. Germany, 68.

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1993

40.Hess RA, Moore BJ, Ilio KY. 1993. Early time-response effects of benomyl on the testis and epididymis in the rat. The Toxicologist 13:95.
41.Hess RA, Ilio KY. 1993. The fungicide carbendazim causes an increase in the activity of Na+,K+-ATPase in the ductuli efferentes of the rat. J. Androl. 14 (Suppl.):P-32.
42.Nakai M, Hess RA. 1993. Sertoli cell effects of the fungicide carbendazim, a microtubule poison. XIIth North American Testis Workshop, April 13-16, Tampa, FL.
43.Bunick D, Kirby J, Hess RA, Cooke PS. 1993. Effects of neonatal hypothyroidism on the developmental expression of testis mRNAs in the rat. XIIth North American Testis Workshop, April 13-16, Tampa, FL.
44.Kirby JD, Cooke PS, Arambepola N, Hess RA, Bunick D, Turek FW. 1993. Neonatal hypothyroidism increases adult testis size and sperm production in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). XIIth North American Testis Workshop, April 13-16, Tampa, FL.
45.Cooke PS, Kirby JD, Hess RA. 1993. Developmental changes in rat testis induced by neonatal propylthiouracil (PTU) treatment. XIIth North American Testis Workshop, April 13-16, Tampa, FL.
46.Janulis L, Nitta H, Hess RA, Osawa Y, Bunick D. 1993. Mouse germ cells decrease in P450 aromatase activity as they pass through the epididymis. Biol. Reprod. 47 (Suppl. 1):86.

1994

47.Rosenfeld CS, Hess RA. 1994 Effects of the fungicide benomyl on stage-specific events of spermatogenesis. The Toxicologist 14:87.
48.Lee EW, Brady AN, Hess RA 1994 Effects of long-term inhalation of methanol (M) on the male reproductive system. The Toxicologist 14:75.
49.Shinomiya K, Bjerke DL, Moore RW, Hess RA, Cooke PS, Zucker RW, Peterson RE 1994 Effects of in utero and lactational exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on spermatogenesis in rats. The Toxicologist 14:382.
50.Janssen S, Janulis L, Bahr JM, Bunick D, Osawa Y., Hess RA 1994 P450 aromatase in the rat testis and epididymis. J. Androl. 15 (Suppl. 1):P-21.
51.Smithwick EB, Hess RA, Young LG 1994 Cellular associations in the seminiferous epithelial cycle of the chimpanzee. J. Androl. 15 (Suppl. 1):P-38.
52.Hardy MP, Sharma RS, Hess RA, Cooke PS 1994 Increased proliferation of Leydig cells follows neonatal hypothyroidism in the rat. J. Androl. 15 (Suppl. 1):P-39.
53.Janulis L, Janssen S, Kwon S, Bahr JM, Hess RA, Bunick D. 1994 Rat testicular germ cells express active P450 aromatase. Biol. Reprod. 48 (Suppl. 1):80.
54.Ohsako S, Janulis L, Skalla D, Weihl C, Hess RA, Bahr J, Hayashi Y, Bunick D. 1994 Expression of the spermatogenic cell-specific calnexin variant (calnexin-T) in bacteria (Eschericia coli). Biol. Reprod. 50 (Suppl. 1):79.

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1995

55. Chen YC, Bunick D, Finnigan-Bunick C, Klinefelter GR, Bahr JM, Hess RA. 1995 Expression Of Estrogen Receptor (Er) and Clusterin mRNAs in Cultured Epithelial Cells of Rat Ductuli Efferentes and Initial Segment Epididymis. Biol. Reprod. 52 (Suppl. 1):70.
56.Kwon S, Hess RA, Bunick D, Janulis L, Finnigan-Bunick C, Yao H-C, Volentine KK, Bahr JM. 1995 Estrogen Receptor (Er) mRNAs and Estrogen (E) Binding Sites in the Epididymal Region of the Rooster. Biol. Reprod. 52 (Suppl. 1):141.
57.Wenz J, Hess RA, Nakai M. 1995 Disruption of microtubules and intermediate filaments in the Sertoli cell induces sloughing of elongating spermatids. XIIIth North American Testis Workshop, March 30-April 1, Raleigh, NC.
58.Nakai M, Hess RA, Netsu J, Nasu T. 1995 Carbendazim-induced contraction of the rat Sertoli cell. XIIIth North American Testis Workshop, March 30-April 1, Raleigh, NC.
59.Janulis L, Bahr JM, Nitta H, Hess RA, Janssen S, Kwon S, Bunick D. 1995 Determination of P450 aromatase messenger ribonucleic acid in rat germ cells by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction amplification. Biol. Reprod. 52 (Suppl. 1):191.

1996

60.Gist DH, Hess RA, Bahr J, Bunick D. 1996 Immunocytochemical localization of estrogen receptor in efferent ductules and epididymis of the adult male rat. J. Androl. 16 (Suppl. 1):P-25.
61.Hess RA, Bunick D, Seo K, Lubahn DB. 1996 Adult estrogen receptor knock-out mice have abnormal seminiferous tubules, rete testes and efferent ductules. J. Androl. 16 (Suppl. 1):P-38
62.Joyce KL, Hess RA, Cooke PS. 1996 Neonatal estrogen treatment: effects on Sertoli cell proliferation and testis development in the rat. J. Androl. 16 (Suppl. 1):P-24
63.Lubahn DB, Taylor JA, Seo K, Bunick D, Hess RA. 1996 Estradiol receptor-minus mice have abnormal seminiferous tubules, rete testes and efferent ductules. 10th International Congress of Endocrinology, San Francisco, CA.
64.Chen YC, Finnigan-Bunick C, Bahr JM, Hess RA, Bunick D. 1996 Estrogen receptor mediated gene expression in epithelial cell cultures from rat efferent ductules. Biol. Reprod. 54 (Suppl. 1):94.
65.Bunick D, Finnigan-Bunick C, Chen YC, Bahr JM, Hess RA. 1996 Isolation and culture of epithelial cells from the chicken ductuli efferentes. Biol. Reprod. 54 (Suppl. 1):111.
66.Nakai M, Hess RA. 1996 Abnormal spermiogenesis induced by a microtubule poison, carbendazim. Biol. Reprod. 54 (Suppl. 1): 63.

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1997

67.Hess RA, Bunick D, Bahr J, Lubahn D. 1997 Ductuli efferentes in estrogen receptor knock out mice do not reabsorb luminal fluid. J. Androl. (Suppl.):P-40.
68.Rosenfeld CS, Miller, MA, Gomez-Sanchez C, Gomez-Sanchez E, Hess RA, Bunick D, Ganjam VK, Lubahn DB. 1997 11b-HSD and Mineralocorticoid Receptor in the Male Reproductive Tract of Estrogen Receptor Knockout (ERKO) and Wild-Type Sibling Mice. 79th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
69.Hess RA, Bunick D, Lubahn DB, Bahr J. 1997 Estrogen and the male reproductive tract: Source, Target and Function. Int. J. Androl. 20 (Suppl. 1): 74.

1998

70. Clevenger JE, Hess RA, Parlow AF, Bahr JM, Simutis CA, Brown LJ, Carroll DA, Jassim EW, Jackson GL, Nakai M, Poulet FM, Vancutsem PM. 1998 Long-term consequences of neonatal tzmoxifen administration on male reproduction in rats. 37th Annual Meeting of the Teratology Society, San Diego, CA.
71. Janssen SJ, Kirby JD, Hess RA, Rhoads M, Bunick D, Wang H, Bahr JM. 1998. Reduced fertility in roosters with calcium stones in the epididymis. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction.
72. Yellayi S, Teuscher C, Lubahn DB, Hess RA, Bunick D, Lee KH, Cooke PS. 1998. Role of estrogen receptor alpha (Era) in the development and function of the thymus in male and female mice. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction.
73. Franca LR, Silva Jr. VA, Chiarini-Garcia H, Garcia SK, Hess RA, Debeljuk L. 1998. Transient neonatal hypothyroidism induced by PTU decreases testis size, Sertoli cell population and DSP in boars. J. Androl. (Suppl.):47.
74. Hess RA. 1998. Estrogen, fungicides and male infertility. An oral presentation at the Environmental Horizons 98, University of Illinois-Urbana.

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1999

75. Pereyra-Martinez AC, Hess RA, Resko JA. 1999. Cytochrome P450 aromatase mRNA in Rhesus monkey testes detected by in situ hybridization. Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society.
76. Lee K-H, Hess RA, Lubahn D, Bahr B, Bunick D. 1999. Antiestrogen (ICI 182,780) treatment of normal male mice mimics morphological effects on the testis and efferent ductules seen in estrogen receptor alpha knockout mice (ERKO). Serono Symposia USA, XV North American Testis Workshop, Louisville, KY.
77. Rosenfeld CS, Cooke PS, Welsh TH, Simmer GS, Hufford MG, Hess RA, Lubahn DB. 1999. The differential fate of the mesonephric tubules (efferent ductules) in estrogen receptor-a knockout (ERaKO) versus wild-type (wt) female mice. Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society.
78. Silva Júnior VA, Hess RA, França LR. 1999. Effects of Neonatal Hyperthyroidism Induced by Administration of Triidothyronine (T3) on Sertoli Cell and Leydig Cell Numbers in the Testis of Postpubertal Landrace Boars. Brazilian EM and Cell Biology Meeting, Sao Paulo.
79. Hess RA, 1999. Estrogen in the male reproductive tract. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 155:160.

2000

80. Nakai M, Miller MG, Hess RA. 2000. Early response of the testis to an oral exposure to the fungicide carbendazim in the rat. Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, 4/23/2000, Philadelphia, PA,
81. Nie R, Zhou Q, Jassim E, Hess RA. 2000. Localization of estrogen receptor-a in the reproductive tract of adult male dogs and cats: an immunohistochemical study. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Boston.
82. Zhou Q, Nie R, Hess RA. 2000. Immunolocalization of several steroid hormone receptors in efferent ductules of adult rat. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Boston.
83. Qing Zhou, David Bunick, Lane Clarke, Y. Howard Lien, Ki-Ho Lee, Carrol Bunick, Rong Nie, Dennis Lubahn, Li-Wen Lai, Rex A. Hess. 2000. Carbonic anhydrase II (CAII) and sodium/hydrogen exchanger (NHE3) in efferent ductules of the male estrogen receptor-alpha; knockout mouse (alphaERKO) and comparison to CAII and NHE-3 deficient mice. Meeting Society for the Study of Reproduction. Madison, Wisconsin.
84. Kay Carnes, David Bunick, Dennis Lubahn, Rex Hess. 2000. Morphological differences in postnatal development of the testis, rete testis, and efferent ductules in the estrogen receptor-a knock out mouse (aERKO). Society for the Study of Reproduction. Madison, WI.
85. Ki-Ho Lee, David Bunick, Rex Hess, Dennis Lubahn, Janice Bahr. 2000. Antiestrogen (ICI 182,780) treatment of normal male mice produces similar morphological effects on the testis and efferent ductules as seen in the estrogen receptor knockout mouse. Society for the Study of Reproduction. Madison, WI.
86. Hyun Wook Cho, Noaman A.Q. Sharief, kay Carnes, David Bunick, Rex Hess. 2000. Effects of the anti-estrogen ICI 182,780 on testis and efferent ductules of the adult male mouse. Society for the Study of Reproduction, Madison, WI.
87. Cleida Oliveira, Kay Carnes, Luiz Franca, Rex Hess. 2000. Effects of the anti-estrogen ICI 182,780 on testis and efferent ductules of the adult male rat. Society for the Study of Reproduction. Madison, WI.

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2001

88. Qing Zhou, David Bunick, Lane Clarke, Y. Howard Lien, Ki-Ho Lee, Carrol Bunick, Rong Nie, Dennis Lubahn, Li-Wen Lai, Rex A. Hess. 2001. Estrogen Regulation of Fluid Transport Systems in the Male Reproductive Tract. Experimental Biology 2001, March 31-April 4, Orlando, Florida.
89. Hyun Wook Cho, Sung Tae Yee and Rex A. Hess. 2001. Localization of mercury compound in testis, efferent ductule and epididymis of the adult mouse. International Conference of The Korean Society of Toxicology. P-10, 118.
90. Q. Zhou, R. Nie, K. Carnes, L. Clarke, A. Verkman, D. Lubahn, H.W. Cho, J. Fisher, R.A. Hess. 2001. Estrogen receptor-alpha and regulation of sodium/hydrogen exchanger-3 and aquaporin-1 in efferent ductules of the male. Endocrine Society, Denver, CO.
91. Qing Zhou, Lane Clarke, Rong Nie, Kay Carnes, Li-Wen Lai, Yeong-Hau H. Lien, Alan Verkman, Dennis Lubahn, Jane S. Fisher, Benita S. Katzenellenbogen and Rex A. Hess. 2001. Estrogen action and male fertility: roles of the sodium/hydrogen exchanger-3 and fluid reabsorption in reproductive tract function. e.hormone 2001, October 18-20, 2001, New Orleans, LA.

2002-2003

92. Cleida A. Oliveira, Kay Carnes, Qing Zhou, Rong Nie, David E. Kuehl, Gary L. Jackson, Luiz R. França, Masaaki Nakai, Rex A. Hess. 2002. Short and long-term effects of the antiestrogen ICI 182,780 on the testis and efferent ductules, without changes in testosterone. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Seattle.
93. F.M. Pereira, G.C. Bregunci, G.D. Cassali, R.A. Hess, L.R. França. 2002. Cyclins expression in somatic cells of the testis in neonatal wistar rats. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Seattle.
94. Zhou Q, Al-Awqati Q, Nie R, Carnes K, Lubahn D, Hess R. 2002. Potential estrogen regulation of hensin, an epithelial terminal differentiation gene in the male reproductive tract. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Seattle.
95. Miranda, J.R., Rocha D.C.M., Hess, RA., Cassali, GD., Franca, LR. 2002. Sertoli cell proliferation in the transition between seminferous tubules and the rete testis. European Testis Workshop.
96. Qing Zhou, Rong Nie, Kay Carnes, Cleida Oliveira, and Rex A. Hess, 2002. Short and long-term effects of the antiestrogen ICI 182,780 on the testis and efferent ductules, without changes in testosterone. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Baltimore.
97. Qing Zhou, Qais Al-Awqati, Rong Nie, Kay Carnes, Dennis Lubahn, Rex A. Hess, 2003. Estrogen Regulation of Epithelial Differentiation in the Male Reproductive Tract During Development and in the Adult. Annual meeing of the Endocrine Society, San Francisco.
98. C.S. Sloan, S.A. Anderson, C.E. Cook, R.A. Hess, H.A. Navarro, B.F. Thomas, 2003. Effects of RTI 4587-073(I) on spermatogenesis in the adult New Zealand White (NZW) rabbit: a potentially reversible nonsteroidal contraceptive. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Phoenix.
99. Oliveira CL, Carnes K, França LR, Hess RA. 2003. The antiestrogen ICI 182,780 decreases the expression of estrogen receptor-a but has no effect on ERb and the androgen receptor in rat efferent ductules. Integration Congress on Biology of Reproduction 2003, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, April 12-15.
100. Oliveira CL, Mahecha GAB, Carnes K, França LR, Hess RA. 2003. Differential hormonal regulation of estrogen receptors ERa and ERb and androgen receptor expression in the rat efferent ductules: effects of castration and hormone replacement. Integration Congress on Biology of Reproduction 2003, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, April 12-15.
101. Oliveira CL, Mahecha GAB, Carnes K, França LR, Hess RA. 2003. Aquaporins 1 and 9 are differentially regulated by estrogen in the rat efferent ductule epithelium and the inital segment of the epididymis. Integration Congress on Biology of Reproduction 2003, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, April 12-15.
102. Madeu AM, Leite FGG, Oliveira CA , Hess RA, Mahecha GAB. 2003. Induction of epididymal lithiasis in roosters and japanese quails by using culture of testis-epididymis macerate extrated from birds affected by the disease. Integration Congress on Biology of Reproduction 2003, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, April 12-15.

2004-2005

103. Ford JA,Jr.,Carnes K, Hess RA. 2004. Morphological evaluation of efferent ductules in adult male hamsters. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Baltimore.
104. P. S. Cooke, D. R. Holsberger, R. A. Hess, L. R. Franca, H. Kiyokawa. 2004. Thyroid hormone regulation of Sertoli cell proliferation may be mediated through the cell cycle inhibitors p27Kip1 AND p21Cip1. The XXII Symposium on Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology, Madras, India
105. DR Holsberger, G Buchold, DA O’Brien, RA Hess, LR Franca, H Kiyokawa and PS Cooke. 2004. Cell cycle inhibitors p27KIP1 and p21CIP1 regulate Sertoli cell proliferation. Annual meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Baltimore, MD.
106. Lohrke SM, Stutler SA, Johnson EW, Miller JE, Hess RA, Carnes K, Schaeffer DJ, Arfsten DP. 2004. Impact of method of euthanasia on sperm motility of older adult Sprague-Dawley rats. Annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Baltimore, MD..


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Book Reviews (in print or accepted)

Hess RA, 1993. Review of Hafez, Reproduction in Farm Animals. Published in: Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Annual.

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1.1994. STAGES a computer software for Windows and MacOS; Vanguard Productions, Inc. Designed and produced by Rex A. Hess; Computer programmers: David Scott and Daniel Pape. This product was produced with the cooperation of the University of Illinois-Champaign, Urbana. This program is used by pathologists and students throughout the world for tracking germ cells during spermatogenesis. Photographs are included for 5 species.

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Invited Lectures and Invited Conference Presentations Since Last Promotion

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1990-1995

Invited speaker at the United Nations University Symposium on Environment and Human Health, held at the University of Ulm, Federal Republic of Germany, March 4-8, 1990.
Speaker, 16th Annual Symposium, CL Davis, on Veterinary and Comparative Pathology, entitled, "Diagnostic Toxicologic Pathology," University of Illinois, Urbana, July 2, 1992.
Invited lecture for the Department of Physiology, Southern Illinois University Medical School, Carbondale. October 8, 1992.
Invited lecture for the Population Council, New York, NY. October 29, 1992.Invited lecture for the LaJolla Cancer Research Foundation, LaJolla, CA. March 1, 1993.
Invited lecture for the Department of Physiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA May 6, 1993.
Invited lecture for the Department of Ob/Gyn, University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, November 17, 1993.
Invited speaker for the Symposium on Estrogens in the Environment III: Global Health Implications. Washington, D.C., January 9-11, sponsored by NIEHS, 1994.
Invited lecture for the Reproductive Toxicology Branch, Developmental Toxicology Division, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, April 21, 1994.
Invited lecture for the School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 17, 1994.
Invited speaker for the Society of Toxicology, Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Neonatal Thyroid Status as one Determinant of Adult Testis Size. March 8, 1995.
Invited lecture for the Department of Physiology/Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, April 27, 1995.
Invited lecture for the Department of Anatomy, College of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskeegee University, AL, April 28, 1995.
Speaker at Ciba-Geigy Corporation, Department of Research-Pathology, Summit, NJ, May 15-16, 1995.
Speaker at Central States Microscopy Society Meeting, Champaign, IL, May 19, 1995.
Speaker at Pfizer, Inc., Department of Pathology, Groton, CT, July 25-26, 1995.
Speaker at Dow Chemical Company, Department of Pathology, Midland, MI, August 17-18, 1995.

1996-1998

Speaker at Searle-Monsanto Company, Department of Pathology, Chicago, IL, May 15-16, 1996.
"Histopathological Evaluation of the Testis." Invited course, Pfizer, Inc., Centre de Recherche, Department of Pathology, Amboise, France, June 18-21, 1996.
Invited lecture at the Institute for Reproductive Biology, Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia. June 26, 1996.
Invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conference on Reproductive Tract Biology, July 7 - 12, 1996, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, New Hampshire
Invited speaker at the fall meeting of the Great Lakes Discussion Group of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology. "Male Reproductive Toxicologic Pathology", University of Illinois, October 25, 1996.
Invited poster presentation, "The adult male estrogen receptor knock-out mouse has abnormal efferent ductules of the testis," at the Philippe Laudat Conferences sponsored by INSERM. November 10-14, 1996, Aix-le-Bains, France.
Invited seminar, "The role of estrogen in the male reproductive tract." Institut für Reproduktionsmedizin, Westfälische Wilhems-Universität Münster, Germany. November 16, 1996.
Invited seminar, "Factors regulating testis size" Institut für Reproduktionsmedizin, Westfälische Wilhems-Universität Münster, Germany. November 15, 1996.
Invited seminar, "Use of the estrogen receptor knock-out transgenic mouse to study male reproduction ." Universite de Rennes, Campus de Beaullou, Rennes, France. November 18, 1996.
Invited Speaker at Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research, Ann Arbor, MI, June 5, 1997. "Histopathological Evaluation of the Testis."
Invited Speaker at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Reproductive Toxicology Branch, Research Triangle Park, NC. "Histopathological evaluation of the testis." September 26, 1997.
Invited speaker, The Boden Conference on "The epididymis: cellular and molecular aspects," supported by the Australian Academy of Science, February 1998, in Robertson, NSW, Australia." Effects of environmental toxicants on the efferent ducts, epididymis and fertility."
Invited speaker at the Environmental Horizons 98, University of Illinois-Urbana. "Estrogen, fungicides and male infertility." 1998
Invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conference on Reproductive Tract Biology, "Hormonal effects in the epididymis," Plymouth State College, Plymouth, New Hampshire, July 5-10, 1998.
Invited speaker, McGill University, Departments of Pharmacology & Therapeutics and Anatomy and Cell Biology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 16, 1998.
Invited speaker, University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, July 15-23, 1998.
Invited speaker, International Conference on Estrogens and Human Health, "Estrogen regulates fluid reabsorption in the head of the epididymis". University of Illinois, Champaign. October 2-3, 1998.
Seminar, Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Newcastle, Australia, Nov. 27, 1998.
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1999-2000

Symposium Lecture, American Society of Andrology, Louisville, KY, April 12, 1999.
Invited speaker, Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology, Research Triangle Park, NC, May 17, 1999.
Plenary Lecture, International Workshop, Estrogens and Male Reproduction, Crotone, Italy, Sept. 23-24, 1999.
Invited speaker, Estrogens and Male Reproduction, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Oct 12, 1999.
Symposium Lecture, Estrogens and Male Reproduction , Brazilian Society for Cell Biology, Oct. 13-15, 1999.
Invited speaker, Histopathological evaluation of the testis, The National Institute of Nutrition, Mexico City, Mexico. November 15, 1999.
Invited speaker, Estrogens and Male Reproduction, The National Institute of Perinatology, Mexico City, Mexico. November 16, 1999.
Invited speaker, Symposium on Estrogen and male reproduction. 1st European Congress of Andrology, March 24-27, 2000. L'Aquila, Italy.
Invited Discussant, Fourth Annual Workshop entitled Frontiers in Estrogen Action, Palm Beach, Florida, April 12-14, 2000.
Syposium lecture, International Center for Biotechnology and Eurosterone Symposium on Nuclear Receptors in Health and Disease, Huddinge, Sweden, Sept. 24-27, 2000.
Invited speaker, The Boden Research Conference 2000 on "Estrogens and Male Health," supported by the Australian academy of Science, the Australian Society of Reproductive Biology and Endocrine Society of Australia, November 2-3, 2000, in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Invited speaker. "Potential role of estrogens in male contraception." Cooperative research Centre for the Biological Control of Pest Animals. Canberra, Australia. November 7, 2000.
Invited Speaker. "Estrogen and the male." Monash Institute of Reproduction and Development, Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research Melbourne, Victoria 3168 Australia. November 9, 2000.

2001-2002

Invited Symposium Lecture, "Estrogen and male reproductive function." Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Toronto, Canada, March 16, 2001.
Invited lecture, "The female hormone controls male fertility: estrogen and fluid reabsorption in the epididymis," Reproductive Biology Program, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, April 30, 2001.
Invited lecture, "The female hormone controls male fertility: estrogen and fluid reabsorption in the epididymis," Cell Biology Program, University of Idaho, May 4, 2001.
Invited lecture, "Estrogens and Fertility in the Male," e.hormone 2001, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. October 18-20.
Invited lecture, Workshop on Genomic vs. Non-Genomic Steroid Actions: Encountered or Unified Views. Centre for International Meetings on Biology, Juan March Institute for Study and Research, Madrid, Spain, 17-19 December, 2001.
Invited lecture. "Estrogen regulates male fertility: how toxicology led to this discovery." Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Texas at Austin. January 30-31, 2002.
Invited lecture. "Estrogen regulates male fertility through ion transport mechanisms." Dept. of Biochemistry, Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy. February 16-20, 2002.
Invited lecture, "A role for estrogens in the male reproductive system: the impact of xenoestrogens." Gordon Research Conference on Environmental Endocrine Disruptors at Mt. Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, July 14-19, 2002.
Invited Speaker, Minisymposium on Effects of Estrogen on Gonadal Function, 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Baltimore, MD, July 27-July 31, 2002.
Invited Speaker, "Role of Herbicides and Pesticides on Endocrine Disruption," Society for Theriogenology Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, August 7-11, 2002.
Invited Speaker, "Estrogens and Efferent Ducts," International Congress on Hormonal Steroids and Hormones and Cancer, Fukuoka City, Japan, October 21-25, 2002.
Invited Speaker, "Estrogen and male reproduction: source, target, function and potential effects of environmental estrogens," University of Yokohama, Japan, October 28, 2002.
Invited Speaker, "Estrogen importance in the male: from a curiosity to absolute necessity". Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co, Japan, October 29, 2002.
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2003-2004

Invited Speaker, "Complexity of the Testis Made Simple and Fun," American Society of Andrology 28 th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 29, 2003.
Invited Speaker, "Estrogen importance in the male: from a curiosity to absolute necessity," Mini-symposium at the Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. April 11.
Invited Speaker, "Estrogen importance in the male," International Congress on Biology of Reproduction 2003, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, April 12-15.
Invited Speaker, "Estrogen in the male," Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina, May 9, 2003.
Invited Speaker, "Evaluation of Spermatogenesis," Washington University School of Medicine, St.Louis, MO, July 25, 2003.
Invited Symposium Keynote Speaker, "Epididymal Toxicology," 1 st European Congress of Toxicological Pathology, Hamburg, Germany, September 24-27, 2003.
Invited Symposium Keynote Speaker, "Estrogen and male fertility," 1 st European Congress of Toxicological Pathology, Hamburg, Germany, September 24-27, 2003.
Invited Speaker, "Estrogen importance in the male: from a curiosity to absolute necessity," Department of Endocrinology and Cell Biology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands, September 29, 2003.

Total number of Invited Scientific Lectures since 1990 (as of May 2010): 91
Total number of lectures in foreign countries since 1990: 50
Foreign Countries (14): Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland


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