Reproduction and Development

Research in the field of reproduction and development from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.

Researchers

Mary Familari     Testis, ovary and placenta formation and function in several species, including dunnart, mouse and human.

David Gardner     How fertilised oocytes develop into viable embryos and then go on to become healthy individuals.

Mark Green     Improving human and animal assisted reproduction. How environmental contaminants (endocrine disruptors, light pollution) affect gametes, early embryo development and offspring health.

Alexandra Harvey     Reproduction biology, including mammalian embryology, IVF and embryonic stem cells.

Laura Parry     Maternal health in pregnancy, with a focus on vascular disease and hypertension in pregnancy.

Andrew Pask     Reproduction and development of mammals, with a focus on evolution, sexual development, early embryonic development and marsupials.

Marilyn Renfree     Reproductive and developmental biology using physiological, endocrine, molecular, genetic and comparative genomic techniques with a focus on mammalian reproduction and development.

Research in this area is conducted in the School of BioSciences.