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Ned J. Place
Curriculum Vitae



PERSONAL

Address:
Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca , NY 14853
Office: 607.253.3796; Fax: 607.253.4213


EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Washington (Zoology) (2000) Seattle , WA
M.D. University of Rochester (1987) Rochester , NY
B.S. State University of New York (1982) Albany , NY



EMPLOYMENT

Associate Professor, Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences

Director - Diagnostic Endocrinology Laboratory, Animal Health Diagnostic Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology/Spotted Hyena Project

Clinical Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Ob-Gyn Associates of Waynesboro

Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research Technician, Department of Physiology



AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Travel Scholarship, AFAR Conference, Seeking Biomarkers of Aging and Diseases of Aging, 2007

Exceptional Merit Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 2006

Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging Research, selected participant, 2005

Honorary member, Phi Zeta, The Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine, 2005- present

Best Trainee Poster Award, Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, 2003

National Research Service Award, Individual NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2001- 2004

Richard C. Snyder Award in Zoology, University of Washington , 1997

Board Certification, American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 1993 - 2003

Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 1993 - 2003

Excellence in Endoscopy Award, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, 1991

Medical Student Oncology Fellowship, Hammersmith Hospital , London , UK , 1985

Presidential Award for Undergraduate Research, SUNY, Albany , 1982



FUNDING

Current

Morris Animal Foundation D09CA-019 (2009-2013) "Development of a new diagnostic test (anti-Müllerian hormone) for non-surgical evaluation of spay status and ovarian remnant syndrome" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place, co-PI J.M. Scarlett.

 

Completed

NSF IOS-095650 (2010-2012) "Integrated analyses of the seasonally quiescent ovary and female reproductive aging" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place.

Multi-State Hatch Award NE1027 NYC-478803 (2009-2011) "Genomic investigation of ovaries unresponsive to gonadotropin stimulation" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place.

Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Seed Grant, Cornell University (2009) "A genomics approach to ovarian insensitivity to gonadotropin stimulation" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place.

NIH K08 HD050358 (Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award), Cornell University (2006-2009) "Photoperiod, melatonin, and reproductive aging" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place.

Cornell Feline Health Center, Cornell University (2007-2009) "Evaluation of serum cobalamin, folate and amino acids in captive tigers (Panthera tigris)" Principal Investigator: E.M. Bunting, Co-investigator: N.J. Place.

UDSA Hatch Award (Federal Formula Funds), Cornell University (2006-2008) "Photoperiod induced deceleration of female reproductive aging: response to the manipulation of day length before and after puberty" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place.

Cornell Feline Health Center, Cornell University (2005-2007) "Pharmacokinetics of oral prednisone and prednisolone, and subcutaneous methylprednisolone acetate in the cat" Principal Investigator: S.A. Center, Co-investigator: N.J. Place.

Collaborative Research in Preclinical and Clinical Sciences Grant, Cornell University (2005-2006) "Telomere shortening in female hamsters with delayed reproductive aging" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place ; Co-PI: S.G. Kim.

NIA Pilot Grant K07 AG19145, University of California, Berkeley (2003-2004) "Influence of photoperiod on reproductive aging in female Siberian hamsters" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place; Co-PI: I. Zucker.

Individual NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship F32 HD08729, University of California , Berkeley (2001-2004) "Effects of androgens on ovarian structure and function" Principal Investigator: N.J. Place ; Sponsor: S.E. Glickman.



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Society of Mammalogists

International Society for Wildlife Endocrinology

Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

Society for Comparative Endocrinology

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

Society for the Study of Reproduction

The Endocrine Society



RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2004-Present:

Cornell University , Ithaca . Integrative studies on the effects of photoperiod and melatonin on reproductive development and aging in female Siberian hamsters. Clinical and translational studies in veterinary endocrinology (e.g. endocrinopathies associated with equine laminitis, diagnostic test development for ovarian remnant syndrome in dogs and cats, assessment of reproductive function in older females).

2003-04:

University of California , Berkeley , CA (with I. Zucker) Photoperiod-induced deceleration of reproductive aging in female Siberian hamsters



2000-Present:

University of California , Berkeley ; Cornell University , Ithaca (with S.E. Glickman) Sexual differentiation and behavior in spotted hyenas.



2000-03:

University of California , Berkeley (with S.E. Glickman and N. Rubenstein) Variation in ovarian morphology in New World moles.



1995-2000:

University of Washington , Seattle (with G.J. Kenagy) Doctoral dissertation research investigating the environmental endocrinology and energetics of free-ranging yellow-pine chipmunks.



1999:

University of Washington , Seattle (with G.J. Kenagy & C. Veloso) Variation in milk composition of free-ranging yellow-pine chipmunks.



1996:

University of Washington , Seattle ; Universidad Catolica, Santiago (with G.J. Kenagy & C. Veloso) Seasonal changes in circulating testosterone and cortisol levels in free-living degus, Octodon degus , a South American rodent.



1991:

University of Connecticut , Farmington (with J.R. Rodis) Chief resident research project characterizing the predictive value of hepatitis B surface antibody testing in prenatal HIV screening.



1983:

Albany Medical College , Albany (with T. Obrig) Effect of Phytolacca americana (polkweed) toxin on rabbit ribosomal RNA.



1982-83:

Albany Medical College , Albany (with G. Niehaus) Purification and characterization of alpha 1-antitrypsin and alpha 2-macroglobulin from sheep pulmonary lymphatics following smoke inhalation.



1981-82:

State University of New York , Albany (with D.L. Wulff) Undergraduate research project characterizing phage lambda mutations that altered translation efficiency.