Inaugural Janice M. Bahr Lecture Series-Johnne Richards

Talk: Dynamic Processes in Ovarian Follicles: From Ovulation to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by JoAnne Richards

Part of the Janice M. Bahr Lecture Series

Dr. JoAnne S. Richards is a professor in the Baylor College of Medicine. She received her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College in Ohio and her master's and Ph.D. from Brown University in Providence, RI. She did her postdoctoral work at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and was a member of the faculty there until 1981, when she joined the faculty at BCM. Dr. Richards’ work focuses on ovarian cell differentiation, ovulation and cancer. Her current research focuses on several animal models of ovarian cancer and she now focuses her research in the area of ovary formation, how endocrine signals and genes regulate follicular growth and follicular cell function and how ovulation occurs.

The Bahr Lecture Series is supported through the generosity of Janice M. Bahr, a Professor Emerita of Physiology at Illinois. Bahr is acclaimed for her work in reproductive physiology and has received numerous national and campus awards.

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