Publications highlighted in Scientific Journals and Media

Avella MA, Baibakov B, Jimenez-Movilla M, Burkart A and Dean J. ZP2 peptide-beads select human sperm in vitro, decoy mouse sperm in vivo and provide reversible contraception. Sci Transl Med 2016; 336: 336ra60.

Avella MA, Baibakov B and Dean J. A single domain of the ZP2 zona pellucida protein mediates gamete recognition in mice and humans. J Cell Biol 2014; 205: 801-809. 

Avella MA, Place A, Du SJ, Williams E, Silvi S, Zohar Y, and Carnevali O. Lactobacillus rhamnosus Accelerates Zebrafish Backbone Calcification and Gonadal Differentiation through Effects on the GnRH and IGF Systems. PLoS One 2012; 7: e45572.