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.

Program news

Dr. Peter Hansen Receives Distinguished Service…

Category: Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Hansen, who received the Distinguished Service Award at the recent International Embryo Technology Society meeting…

Student Khanh Huynh Receives Thomas McDonald Award

Category: Awards

Congratulations to Khanh Huynh, a member of the Medical Student Research Program in the Jones lab who has received one of the most prestigious…

Dr. Frederick Naftolin Seminar (June 13, 2019)

Category: Uncategorized

Frederick Naftolin’s MD is from the University of California, San Francisco, and his D.Phil. from Oxford University.  His Obstetrics and Gynecology…