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Yi Ren

Yi Athena Ren

Assistant Professor

203 Morrison Hall
(607) 255-2255

Awards and Honors

  • Lalor Foundation Merit Award, 47th Annual Meeting (2014) Society for the Study of Reproduction
  • Second Place of Cornelia Post Channing New Investigator Award, 47th Annual Meeting (2014) Society for the Study of Reproduction
  • Award for excellent undergraduate dissertation (2006) Department of Animal Science, China Agricultural University
  • University fellowship for academic excellence, 3 consecutive years (2006) China Agricultural University

Selected Publications

Journal Publications

Presentations and Activities

  • "Mice with Patched1 deletion in pituitary folliculo-stellate cells exhibit adult onset hypogonadotropic hypogonadism". 51th Annual Meeting, Society for the Study of Reproduction, New Orleans, USA, (July 2018). 51st Annual Meeting. July 2018. Society for the Study of Reproduction. New Orleans, LA.
  • "Novel Signaling Pathways in Ovarian Tumors". 51st Annual Meeting. July 2018. Society for the Study of Reproduction. New Orleans, LA.
  • "Hedgehog signaling receptor PTCH1 in S100A4 cell lineages is critical for fertility". April 2017. Center for Reproductive Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine. Houston, TX.
  • "Hedgehog signaling in S100A4 cell lineages regulates ovary and pituitary functions in female mice". 49th Annual Meeting. July 2016. Society for the Study of Reproduction. San Diego, CA.
  • "Somatic stem cells and gynecologic cancers". 49th Annual Meeting. July 2016. Society for the Study of Reproduction. San Diego, CA.
  • "Hedgehog signaling in S100A4 cell lineages regulates ovary and pituitary functions in female mice". 22nd Annual Texas Forum for Reproductive Sciences. April 2016. Houston, TX.
  • "Mutant tumor protein p53 promotes epithelial ovarian cancer by regulating tumor differentiation and steroid hormone responsiveness.". 21st Annual Texas Forum for Reproductive Sciences. April 2015. Houston, TX.
  • "Mutant tumor protein p53 promotes hormone responsiveness and drug resistance of epithelial ovarian cancer". 47nd Annual Meeting. July 2014. Society for the Study of Reproduction. MontrĂ©al, Canada.
  • "Dominant activation of the hedgehog signaling pathway in the ovary alters theca development and prevents ovulation". 40th Annual Meeting. July 2009. Society for the Study of Reproduction. San Antonio, TX.
  • "Over-activation of hedgehog signaling alters primordial follicle development". 43rd Annual Meeting. July 2009. Society for the Study of Reproduction. Milwaukee, WI.