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Publications

  • Hamilton, S., J. Caselle, C. Lantz, T. Egloff, E. Kondo, S. Newsome, K. Loke-Smith, D. Pondella, K. Young and C. Lowe. 2011. Extensive geographic and ontogenetic variation characterizes the trophic ecology of a temperate reef fish on southern California (USA) rocky reefs. Marine Ecology-progress Series: 227-244.

  • Shahed, A. and K. Young. 2011. Intraovarian expression of GnRH-1 and gonadotropin mRNA and protein levels in Siberian hamsters during the estrus cycle and photoperiod induced regression/recrudescence. General and Comparative Endocrinology: 356-364.

  • Loke-Smith, K., M. Sundberg, K. Young and C. Lowe. 2010. Use of Morphology and Endocrinology to Predict Sex in California Sheephead. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society: 1742-1750.

  • Vrooman, L. and K. Young. 2010. Ovarian matrix metalloproteinases are differentially regulated during the estrous cycle but not during short photoperiod induced regression in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology.

  • Whited, J., A. Shahed, C. McMichael and K. Young. 2010. Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinases in Siberian hamsters impedes photostimulated recrudescence of ovaries. Reproduction: 875-883.

  • Shahed, A. and K. Young. 2009. Differential Ovarian Expression of KiSS-1 and GPR-54 During the Estrous Cycle and Photoperiod Induced Recrudescence in Siberian Hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Molecular Reproduction and Development: 444-452.

  • Shahed, A. and K. Young. 2009. Intra-Ovarian Production of GnRH-1, FSHbeta and LHbeta mRNA in Siberian Hamsters (Phodopus sungorus) During the Estrous Cycle and Photoperiod-Induced Regression/Recrudescence. Biology of Reproduction: 167-167.

  • Shahed, A. and K. Young. 2008. Differential activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) during photoperiod induced uterine regression and recrudescence in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Molecular Reproduction and Development: 1433-1440.

  • Mull, C., C. Lowe, K. Young, C. Lowe and K. Young. 2008. Photoperiod and water temperature regulation of seasonal reproduction in male round stingrays (Urobatis halleri). Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 151: 717-725.

  • Dougherty, C., W. Ross, K. Young, W. Ross and K. Young. 2008. Ovarian Activity Is Differentially Regulated across the Breeding Season in Immature Compared with Adult American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos). Physiological & Biochemical Zoology 81: 356-365.

  • Salverson, T., G. McMichael, J. Sury, A. Shahed, K. Young, G. McMichael, J. Sury, A. Shahed and K. Young. 2008. Differential expression of matrix metalloproteinases during stimulated ovarian recrudescence in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). General & Comparative Endocrinology 155: 749-761.

  • Shahed, A. and K. Young. 2007. Expression of KiSS-1 and GPR54 in Siberian hamster (Phodopus sungorus) ovaries during the estrous cycle and photoperiod induced recrudescence. Biology of Reproduction: 235-235.

  • Mills, S., K. Young, M. Whiteford, K. Young and M. Whiteford. 2004. Effects of Estrogen on Messenger Ribonucleic Acid Expression Patterns of Extracellular Matrix Proteases in the Primate Colon Dis Colon Rectum Vol. 47, No. 6, June 2004. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 47: 919-928.

  • Young, K., M. Berry, C. Mahaffey, J. Saionz, N. Hawes, B. Chang, Q. Zheng, R. Smith, R. Bronson, R. Nelson, E. Simpson, M. Berry, C. Mahaffey, J. Saionz, N. Hawes, B. Chang, Q. Zheng, R. Smith, R. Bronson, R. Nelson and E. Simpson. 2002. Fierce. Behavioural Brain Research 132: 145-158.

  • Young, K., B. Zirkin, R. Nelson, B. Zirkin and R. Nelson. 2001. Testicular Apoptosis Is Down-Regulated during Spontaneous Recrudescence in White-Footed Mice (Peromyscus leucopus). Journal of Biological Rhythms 16: 479-488.

  • Young, K., R. Nelson and R. Nelson. 2000. Short photoperiods reduce vascular endothelial growth factor in the testes of Peromyscus leucopus. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology 48: 1132-1137.

  • Young, K., R. Nelson and R. Nelson. 2000. Short photoperiods reduce vascular endothelial growth factor in the testes of Peromyscus leucopus. American Journal of Physiology 279: 2-7.

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Educational Background

  • 2000-2003 – Postdoctoral Fellowship, Oregon National Primate Research Center (OHSU) (Reproductive Physiology)

  • 2000 – Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Reproductive Biology))

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