Mission Statement

To foster collaborative, multidisciplinary, and integrative approaches to research that (i) improves the health of pregnant people and their babies throughout the lifespan, (ii) enhances the reproductive success of agriculturally important animals and wildlife, and (iii) prepares the next generation of scientists in these research disciplines.

Scope of the Program

Fundamental, translational and clinical research aimed at understanding (i) the biology of reproduction in humans and animals from fertilization to delivery and postnatal development, and (ii) genetic, epigenetic or environmental influences that cause abnormal pregnancy outcomes, including those influences that predispose parent and offspring to diseases throughout their lifespan.

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