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Animal Science Faculty

Peter Sutovsky

Peter Sutovsky


Professor

Reproductive Physiology


S134D Animal Science Research Center
Division Of Animal Sciences
Columbia, MO 65211

Education


  • Slovak Agricultural University, Nitra, Slovakia

    M.S. in Animal Science, 1989, recipient of Dean’s Award (Summa cum laude)

    Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Libechov, Czech Republic

  • PhD in Physiology of Reproduction August 1994;

Professional Experience


Postdoctoral Fellow 1994-1997: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Staff Scientist 1997-2001: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Assistant Professor of Animal Science and Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001-2007 University of Missouri-Columbia

Associate Professor of Animal Science and Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology 2007-present University of Missouri-Columbia

Awards


2015: Fall 2015 Warnick Lecturer, D.H. Barron Reproductive and Perinatal Biology Research Program, University of Florida.

2015: University of Missouri Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the Biological Sciences.

2015: Honorary Doctoral Degree (Doctor Honoris Causa), Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

2015: Inducted in National Academy of Inventors as a Founding Member of Mizzou Chapter.

2013: Honorary Professorship, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, Peru, the oldest University in all of Americas, established in 1551.

2011: Chancellor’s Medal in recognition of contributions to the partnership between Czech University of Life Science (CULS), Prague, and CAFNR, University of Missouri, award by Chancellor of CULS.

2010: Faculty Entrepreneur of the Year, University of Missouri System.

2009: CAFNR Distinguished Researcher Award 2009, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri.

2008: Technology Innovation Award, Oregon Health & Science University

2008: Commemorative award at the occasion of 800th anniversary of founding of Beckov.

2007: Paper of the Week Award, Journal of Biological Chemistry (top 1% of 6,600 papers/year published in JBC)

2007: Big 12 Raising Star Award, Inaugural Kauffman Foundation Big 12 Innovation and Capital Formation Conference

2006: Best Biological Paper of 2005. Microcopy and Microanalysis. Award presented at Microscopy & Microanalysis 2006 Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 31-August 3, 2006.

2006: Selected Top-20 Midwest Scientists, BIO2006, Chicago, IL.

2005: Inaugural USDA NRI Discovery Award (selected from among 2,500 active USDA-NRI research projects).

1999: New Investigator Award, U.S. Department of Agriculture,

1994: Fogarty International Research Fellow of the NIH

1992: Fellow of the International Center for Students and Scholars (C.I.E.S.), Paris, France

Teaching


  • AnSci433 Gamete & Embryo Biology (3 CH, Principal Co-Lecturer with Dr. J. Green).
  • AnSci434 Gonadal Function (3 CH, Guest Lecturer)
  • Biotechnology-Undergraduate professional track option
  • Immunocytochemistry, immunohistochemistry and advanced cell imaging (No credit, Special Topics).

Service


  • Faculty; Sciences of Life Academy, Columbia, MO, 2008
  • Poster Judge; ANSCI Graduate Forum 2008
  • Panelist, Promotion & Tenure Workshop, University of Missouri, 2008
  • Faculty Entrepreneur of the Year & Student Entrepreneur of the Year Committee, 2007-present
  • Cell & Immunology Core, Oversight Committee 2006-present
  • ANSCI Division Graduate Committee 2006-presentSSR Program Committee 2006-2008
  • RIF Committee UM: 2002-2009
  • OurIncubator planning group UM-C 2004-2006
  • Study Abroad Focus Group UM-C 2005-present
  • Division Director Search Committee UM-C 2005
  • Research Assistant Professor Search Committee, 2004

Plenary Speaker Invitations


2016: 11th International Scientific Conference on Biotechnology and Quality of Raw Materials and Foodstuffs, January 27-29, 2016, Stará Lesná, Slovak Republic.

2015: National Swine Improvement Federation Annual Meeting 2015, December 3&4, Nashville, TN.

2015: Warnick Lecturer, D.H. Barron Reproductive and Perinatal Biology Research Program, University of Florida. November 3, 2015.

2015: Annual Meeting of the Chilean Society of Reproduction and Development, September 4-7, 2015, Antofagasta, Chile.

2015: VIIIth International Conference on Boar Semen Preservation, August 9th_12th in Champaign, Illinois.

2015: Gordon Research Conference on "Nanoscale Science and Engineering for Agriculture and Food Systems", June 7-12, 2015, Bentley University, Waltham, MA.

2015: XIX Curso "Novos Enfoques na Producao e Reproducao de Bovinos”, XIX Course on New Advanced in Bovine Production & Reproduction, Uberlandia, Brazil, March 19 & 20, 2015.

2014: IV International Scientific-Technical Day on Bovine Reproduction, Congress Palace, Huesca, Spain (delivered via videopresentation, scheduling conflict prevented travel to Spain).

2014: Joint Closing & Opening Session, World Congress of Andrology and Applied Animal Andrology Symposium, Newcastle, NSW, AUSTRALIA, August 8-15, 2014.

2014: USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, February 20-21, 2014, Crystal City, Virginia (pre-recorded presentation).

2013: 3rd Peruvian Symposium of Animal Reproduction, Lima, Peru, August 13-16, 2013.

2013: Pre-Symposium Training Course in Reproductive Biology, 3rd Peruvian Symposium of Animal Reproduction, Lima, Peru, August 13-16, 2013.

2013: Triangle Consortium of Reproductive Biology and Molecular Reproduction & Development Conference on Model Systems in Reproductive Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC.

2012: International Symposium on the Mechanisms of Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants, Nagoya, Japan, November 12-16, 2012.

2012: Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Workshop on Nanotechnology Applications for Boosting Agricultural Productivity, Yilan, Taiwan, R.O.C., September 3-7, 2012 (Invited speaker & facilitator/resource person).

2012: 8th Biannual Meeting of the Association for Applied Animal Andrology (AAAA), July 28 & 29, 2012, Vancouver, BC, CANADA.

2011: 4th Annual Symposium of Réseau Qébeçois en Reproduction, Montreal, November 15 &16, 2011.

2011: From Researcher to User - Workshop on Knowledge Transfer, Réseau Qébeçois en Reproduction, Montreal, November 14, 2011.

2011: Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle, Joplin, MO, August 31-September 1, 2011.

2011: Kansas City Animal Health Investment Forum, August 29-30, 2011.

2011: International Symposium on Animal Reproduction and Genetics, Lima, Peru, August 18, 2011.

2011: Animal Physiology 2011, Mojmirovce, Slovakia, June 1&2, 2011.

2010: 8th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium, September 3-7, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska

2010: 16° European Workshop on the Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology of the Testis (ETW), May 8-12, 2010, Elba Island, ITALY

2010: Missouri Life Sciences Summit, March 8, 2010, Kansas City, MO

2009: 30th Annual ANAPORC Symposium, October 27-29, 2009, Segovia, SPAIN

2009: 14th Latin American Congress of Buiatrics, September 15-17, Lima, Peru

2009: International Conference on Pig Reproduction, June 1-3, 2009, Banff, CANADA

2009: Bio-immunoregulatory Mechanisms Associated with Reproductive Organs: Relevance in Fertility and in Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, INDIA, February 9-13, 2009 

2008: IV International Campus course on Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Preservation Techniques in Reproduction: Applying to South American Camelids, Lima Peru, December 15-20, 2008

2008: National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) Technical Conference 2008, Milwaukee, WI, September 18-19, 2008

2008: Midwest Boar Stud Managers Conference III, St. Louis, MO August 7-8, 2008

2008: Invited Plenary Speaker, Association for Applied Animal Andrology (AAAA) Meeting, Budapest, HUNGARY, July 12-13, 2008

2008: Invited Plenary Speaker, Central States Microscopy and Microanalysis Society Meeting, April 25, 2008

2008: Invited Plenary Speaker, Life Sciences Week Entrepreneurship Workshop, Missouri Life Sciences Week
           2008, Columbia, MO

2008: Billy N. Day Appreciation Club Speaker, Billy N. Day Symposium, March 18, 2008, Des Moines, IA

2007: Gordon Research Conference on Fertilization and the Activation of Development, Holderness School,  Plymouth, NH, July 15-20, 2007

2006: Nordic Association for Andrology (NAFA) Meeting 2006, Stockholm, Sweden

2006: BIO2006, Chicago, IL, April 9-12, 2006

2006: Invited Plenary Speaker, 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Omaha, NE; Minisymposium “Using Domestic Livestock as Models to Understand Reproductive Function.”

2006: Invited Plenary Speaker, International Symposium on Gamete Research, February 22-26, 2006, New Delhi, India

2005: Invited Plenary Speaker, Pig Transgenesis and Cloning Symposium, Chungnam Natl. University, South Korea

2004: Invited Plenary Speaker, International Symposium on Gametogenesis and Fertilization Signaling, November 15-16, 2004, Kobe University, Japan.

2004: Invited Plenary Speaker, The Fourth International Symposium on the Molecular and Cell Biology of Egg- and Embryo-Coats (MCBEEC), November 8-12, 2004, Ise-Shima, Japan

2004: Invited lecturer, SERONO Symposium “Andrology and the Andrologist in the Post-Assisted Reproduction Technology Era,” Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2004: Invited Plenary Speaker, European Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Plzen, Czech Republic

2003: Invited Plenary Speaker. Biology of Spermatozoa Meeting, University of Sheffield, UK.

2003: Invited Plenary Speaker, 19th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Human Reproduction and embryology (ESHRE), Madrid, Spain

Extramural Funding


2015-2019: USDA-NIFA Ubiquitin Dependent Proteolysis in Farm Animal Spermatogenesis, Fertilization and Embryo Development, PI

2015-2017: NIH-NICHD 1R21HD080763-01A Developmental effects of endometriosis on fertility of future generations. Co-investigator.

2013-2017:USDA-NIFA Influence of Autophagy and Mitophagy on Preimplantation Embryo Development and Mitochondrial Inheritance in Livestock Animals, PI

2013-2017:NIH-NICHD – Primate Embryo Gene Expression Resource (PREGER), Co-investigator.

2011-2013:NIH-NICHD R21 ¬ - Validation of Novel Infertility Biomarker, PI

2010-2014:USDA-NIFA - Ubiquitin Dependent Proteolysis in Farm Animal Spermatogenesis and Fertilization, PI

2010-2011:MU Research Board - A Novel Biomarker of Human Infertility and Multiple Pregnancies

2009-2011: NIJ National Institute of Justice SBIR Grant Award: Development of a lateral flow sperm detection device for forensic analysis of rape case evidence kits. (Co-PI & Subcontractor)

2008-2013: NIH/NICHD. Mechanisms of Reduced Fecundity in Endometriosis: A Role for MMPs
 (Co-investigator)

2008-2011: Missouri Life Science Trust Fund. Commercialization of a Proprietary Bull Fertility Test. (PI)

2007-2010: USDA-NRI Animal Reproduction.  Ubiquitin Dependent Proteolysis in Farm Animal Spermatogenesis and Fertilization. (PI)

2007-2008: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Improvement of ICSI treatment by Co-injection of Recombinant PAWP protein (Co-Investigator)

2006-2007: Monsanto Inc., St. Louis Missouri. Bovine In Vitro Fertilization Trial (PI)

2005-2007: USDA-NRI-Animal Genome Program (Prather R, Sutovsky P & Green J, Co-PIs): Title: Transcriptional Profiling of Nuclear Transfer-derived Embryos to Improve Development After Nuclear Transfer.

2004-2005: Pfizer Inc., Global Research & Development, grant award: Title: Detecting ubiquitin on sperm as an objective measure of reproductive toxicity.

2002-2005: USDA-Animal Reproduction Grant #. 2002-02069 Ubiquitin Dependent Proteolysis in Farm Animal Spermatogenesis and Fertilization.

2000-2002: NIH/NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Grant R-21, Title: Ubiquitin-based semen quality assay in Toxicology

1999-2002: New Investigator Award, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Reproductive Efficiency Program, Title: Paternal contributions to the functional zygotic structure in bovine. P. Sutovsky, P.I.

1999-2001: NIH grant R-21, Opportunities for Research at Regional Primate Research Centers. Title: Perinuclear theca in spermatogenesis and fertilization. P. Sutovsky, R. Oko, co-investigators

1999: UNESCO/ICRO grant award to support WINDOW TO THE ZYGOTE 2000: An Advanced Course of Cell and Molecular Biology of Gametes, Fertilization and Early Embryonic Development (co-sponsored by the Society For The Study Of Reproduction).

1994-1997: Fogarty International Research Fellow of the NIH., Bethesda, MA. Title: Microtubule dynamics in rhesus monkey oocytes and zygotes. P. Sutovsky, P.I.

1992: Fellow of the International Center for Students and Scholars (C.I.E.S.), Paris, France, P. Sutovsky, P.I

Other Grant Awards


2008: Faculty Travel Award , UM

2006: Junior Faculty Travel Award 2005, UM-C

2006: Comparative Medicine Program Training Grant; Dr. Craig Franklin (PI)

2005: USDA National Needs Fellowship Program (D. Matt Lucy, PI)

2004: KOSEF grant award to postdoctoral fellow, Youn-Joo Yi.

Editorial Board Appointments


2015-present: Scientia Agriculturae Bohemica

2014-present: Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology, Monograph Series, Springer,Series Editor

2013-2015: Biology of Reproduction,Board of Reviewing Editors

2012-present: Andrology (merger of Int. J. Androl. & J. Androl.)

2012-present: Spermatogenesis

2010-present: Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine; Associate Editor 

2009-present:  Domestic Animal Endocrinology

2009-present: Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics

2007-present: Cell & Tissue Research; Section Editor for Reproductive Biology  

2006-2009: Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine  

2008-present: Slovak Journal of Animal Science

2005-2008: Eurekah Bioscience (2005-2007) Landes Bioscience Publishers; journal of comprehensive reviews in the life sciences.

Honorary Appointments


2016-2017: Organizing committee member, 10th International Conference on Pig Reproduction June 11-14, 2017, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

2016: Scientific committee member, 11th International Scientific Conference on Biotechnology and Quality of Raw Materials and Foodstuffs, January 27-29, 2016, Stará Lesná, Slovak Republic.

2015: Round table on agricultural research with US Senator Claire McCaskill, Bay Farm Research Facility, Columbia, MO.

2014: NIHStudy Section member, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2015/01 ZRG1 EMNR-S (10) B.

2014: Session Chair, Fertilization & Embryonic Development, 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Grand Rapids, MI

2014: NIH Study Section member, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2014/05 ZRG1 EMNR-T (02) M

2013-2014: Member, Program Committee, 23th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress 2014 (IPVS 2014) June 8-11, 2014, Cancun, Mexico

2013-2014: Member, Organizing Committee, Subcommittee for session on Male Function/Spermatogenesis. 9th Ruminant Reproduction Symposium, Obihiro, Japan, August 25-29 2014

2013: NIH Study Section member, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2014/01 CMIR

2013: NIHStudy Section member, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2013/05 ZGM1 TWD-Y (C2)

2013: NIH Study Section member, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2013/05 ZRG1 BCMB-A(51)R

2012-2014: Book Editor, Posttranslational Modifications in the Reproductive System, Springer.

2011-2012: Editor, Special Issue on Fertilization, Cell & Tissue Research

2011: Minisymposium Chair & Organizer, Post-translational Protein Modifications in Gametes, Embryos, and the Reproductive System, 44th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, 31 July–4 August 2011 Portland, OR.

2011: Plenary Session Chair, Animal Physiology 2011, Mojmirovce, Slovakia, June 1&2.

2011: Minisymposium Chair, Mizzou Advances in Reproductive Biology and Genetics Conference, May 16&17, 2011.

2011: NIH Study Section member, Scientific Review Group 2011/08 ZRG1 EMNR-D (50) R.

2010: Most Cited Papers published in Biology of Reproduction, August 2010 (Yi et al., BOR 77, 780-793).

2010: Special Issue Editor-SBiRM-Special Issue on Fertilization 2010.

2009: Panelist: “Beyond The Bench”, 2009 SSR Trainee Forum; forum held in conjunction with 42nd Annual  Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Pittsburgh, PA, July 18-22, 2009.

2009: Special Issue Editor-SBiRM-Special Issue on Fertilization 2009/10

2008: Study Section Member, Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) ZRG-07, NIH-CSR

2007: Platform Session Chair, Fertilization III, 40th Annual SSR Meeting, San Antonio, TX

2006-2008: Member, SSR Program Committee; Society for the Study of Reproduction.

2005: Book Editor. Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer. Landes Bioscience Publishers.

2004: International Advisory Board member, The Fourth International Symposium on the Molecular and Cell Biology of Egg- and Embryo-Coats (MCBEEC), November 8-12, 2004, Ise-Shima, Japan

2004: Session Chairman, European Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Pilsen, Czech Republic

2003: Included inMarquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, “a daily reference tool for learning about the healthcare industry's accomplished men and women.”
2003: Included inWho's Who in Agriculture Higher Education (WWAHE), the most comprehensive and authoritative online source of information available on leading and influential experts and scientists in the field of Agriculture Education in the institutes of higher education.

2002: Session Chair, Molecular Biology of Male and Female Gametes, 35th Annual Meeting of the society for the Study of Reproduction, Baltimore, MD

2000: Co-chair, 9th French-Czech-Slovak Symposium of Reproductive Biology with International Participation, Stara Lesna, Slovakia, September 1-3, 2000

2000: Course Director, WINDOW TO THE ZYGOTE 2000: An Advanced Course of Cell and Molecular Biology of Gametes, Fertilization and Early Embryonic Development, Prague 2000, ICRO/UNESCO and the Society For The Study Of Reproduction.

1998-2000: Co-chair, Organizing Committee, WINDOW TO THE ZYGOTE 2000: An Advanced Course of Cell and Molecular Biology of Gametes, Fertilization and Early Embryonic Development, Prague 2000, organized under the auspices of The International Cell Research Organization of UNESCO and the Society For The Study Of Reproduction.

1998: Granted permanent residency in U.S. as a first priority individual in the category Outstanding Professor/Researcher

1998: Co-chair, 8th International Colloquium of Reproductive Biology, Jouy-en-Josas, France, October 1-2, 1998

1997: Bibliographic entry in Marquis Who’s Who in American Science and Engineering

Graduate Students


Karl Kerns, 2014-present PhD in progress

Wonhee Song, 2012-present PhD in progress

Edward Miles, MS 2013

Shawn Zimmerman, PhD, 2012

Chelsey Kennedy, MS 2011

Jennifer Antelman, MS 2007

Kathleen Marie Baska, MS 2004

Kyle Wayne Lovercamp, MS 2004

Katherine Anne Fischer, MS 2003

Awards to Students


2015:Douglas D. Randall Young Scientists Development Fund, University of Missouri travel award to Karl Kerns, a PhD student, for poster presentation at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2015: Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund Award to Karl Kerns, a PhD student, for poster presentation at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2015: Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund Award to Wonhee Song, a PhD student, for poster presentation at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2014: University of Missouri Graduate Professional Council (GPC) Travel Fund award to Wonhee Song, a PhD student, to attend the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Grand Rapids, MI.

2014:Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund award to Veronika Benesova, a visiting scholar, for platform presentation at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Grand Rapids, MI.

2014:USDA NIFA Animal Reproduction in Agriculture Research Fellowship to Veronika Benesova, a visiting scholar, for platform at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Grand Rapids, MI.

2014: Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund award to Wonhee Song, a PhD student, for poster presentation at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Grand Rapids, MI, Canada.

2014:USDA NIFA Animal Reproduction in Agriculture Research Fellowship to Wonhee Song, a PhD student, for poster presentation at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Grand Rapids, MI.

2014: University of Missouri, Miler Fund Animal Science Graduate Fellowship to Karl Kerns, an MS student.

2014: University of Missouri Graduate School Graduate Fellowship to Karl Kerns, an MS student.

2013:Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund award to Dr. Young-Joo Yi, a postdoctoral fellow, to attend the SSR meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2013:Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund award to Wonhee Song, a PhD student, to attend the SSR meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2013:USDA NIFA Animal Reproduction in Agriculture Research Fellowship to Wonhee Song, a PhD student, for poster presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2013:Wonhee Song, a PhD student selected a Finalist for the Trainee Research Award – Poster Competition, at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2011:Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund to postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Young-Joo Yi, to present at the 44th Annual SSR Meeting, Portland, OR.

2010: Best Student paper-Oral Presentation Award to Mahmoud Aarabi (collaborating grad student, Richard Oko Lab) for: Arabi M, Yu Y, Xu W, Sutovsky P, Oko R. Developmental study on sperm phospholipase C zeta expression uncovers its testicular and epididymal secretions. Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society 56th Annual Meeting, September 29- October 2 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

2009: 2009 SSR Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee Travel Fund scholarship to Shawn Zimmerman, to present at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for The Study of Reproduction, Pittsburgh, PA, July 18-22, 2009

2008: Lalor Foundation Merit Award to collaborating student Julie Stilley (Kathy Timms Lab, UM), for abstract jointly submitted for SSR Meting 2008

2008: Second Place to collaborating student Kristin Whitworth (Randy Prather Lab), International Embryo Transfer Society Meeting Student Competition, Denver, Colorado, USA, 5-9 January 2008

2007: CAFNR Undergraduate On-Campus Research Internship Award to Clayton Buckman, undergrad research assistant.

2005: Merit travel award to Alex Wu, collaborating grad student, to present collaborative project at the XVIII North American Testis Workshop, March 30 - April 2, 2005, Grand Hyatt Seattle, WA

2004: USDA Travel Fellowship to Grad Student Kathleen Baska, to attend SSR Meeting in Vancouver, BC;

2004:3rd place in Missouri Life Science Week Grad. Student Poster Competition, to Kathleen Baska

2002: SSR Travel Award to Grad Student, KA Fischer, to attend SSR Meeting in Baltimore, MD.

2001: Young scientists award to the junior author, Lauren Dalzell, for the presentation at the Annual Meeting of the British Andrology Society. Title: Sperm ubiquitin and its relationship with sperm count, motility and morphology. LH Dalzell, P Sutovsky, N McClure & SEM Lewis.

US Patents*


  • Sperm Quality Assay. P Sutovsky, Inventor. US Patent No 6,558,911 B1 (Ubiquitin-Based Sperm Quality Assay), US patent granted 05/06/2003
  • PT 32 Sperm Protein, Sperm c-Yes, Oocyte Cytoplasmic c-Yes, and Uses Thereof. PS & Richard Oko, Co-Inventors, U.S. US Patent No 6,995,252 granted 02/10/2006
  • PT 32 Sperm Protein, Sperm c-Yes, Oocyte Cytoplasmic c-Yes, and Uses Thereof. PS & Richard Oko, Co-Inventors, US patent #7,384,913 B2 granted on June 10, 2008
  • Methods and Compositions for Evaluation and Modulation of Fertility. (15-lipoxigenase and related markers). PS & Klaus van Leyen, Co-inventors. US patent No US Patent No 7,368,249 B2 granted 05/06/2008 
  • Methods and Compoisitons for Evaluation of Fertility (Thioredoxin-Based Sperm Quality Assay). PS & Antonio Miranda-Vizuete, Co-inventors; US patent #7,485,430 B2 issued on February 9, 2009
  • Methods and Compositions for Detecting Spermatozoa or Semen in a Sample. PS & Antonio Miranda-Vizuete, Co-inventors; US Patent No 7,741,058 B2, issued June 22, 2010
  • Contraceptive Methods and Compositions Related to Proteasomal Interference. Peter Sutovsky, Miriam Sutovsky, Bill N. Day, Tod C. McCauley, inventors, Australian Patent No 2004212953 issued on July 1, 2010
  • Photo-acoustic detection device and method. US Patent No 7,968,347, issued August 2011. J John A. Viator, Paul S. Dale, Ryan M. Weigh, & PS Co-Inventors.
  • Contraceptive Methods and Compositions Related to Proteasomal Interference. Peter Sutovsky, Miriam Sutovsky, Bill N. Day, Tod C. McCauley, inventors. Australian Patent No 2010202420 issued on June 21, 2012
  • Sutovsky Canadian Patent 2,656,504, issued 2/26/2013
  • Photo-acoustic Detection Device and Method. Inventors: John A. Viator, Paul S. Dale, Ryan M. Weight, Peter Sutovsky Australian Patent 2007272919, issued 3/14/2013
  • Photo-acoustic Detection Device and Method. Inventors: John A. Viator, Paul S. Dale, Ryan M. Weight, Peter Sutovsky, US Patent No 8,501,099, issued 9/6/2013
  • Inorganic Pyrophosphate and Uses Thereof. Inventors: Peter Sutovsky, PhD, Young-Joo Yi, PhD, US Application filed December 9. 2011. , US Patent No 8,771,934, issued on July 8, 2014

    *Other patent applications pending.

 

Technology Development & Transfer

Founder & Chief Scientific Officer of AndroLogika LLC, Columbia, MO.

Industry Collaborations: Pfizer Inc., Monsanto Inc., Select Sires Inc., ABS Global, Genex, Smithfield Premium Genetics, Paternity Testing Corporation, Clemente Associates, IMV Technologies

Memberships in Professional Societies


Present:

1997-present, Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)

2002-present, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2015-present Missouri Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (Founding Member)

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Past:

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

The Mitochondrial Research Society

European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Ad Hoc Reviews


  1. Anatomical Record
  2. Asian Journal of Andrology
  3. BBA – Molecular Basis of Disease
  4. Betham Publishers (Book proposal review)
  5. Biology of Reproduction
  6. Cell & Tissue Research
  7. Current Medicinal Chemistry
  8. Czech Journal of Animal Science
  9. Developmental Biology
  10. Domestic Animal Endocrinology
  11. Elsevier Limited (Book proposal review)
  12. Environmental Health & Perspectives
  13. European Journal of Cell Biology
  14. Experimental Cell Research
  15. Expert Review of Clinical Immunology
  16. FASEB Journal
  17. Fertility and Sterility
  18. Genome
  19. Human Molecular Genetics
  20. Human Reproduction
  21. International Journal of Andrology
  22. Journal of Anatomy
  23. Journal of Andrology
  24. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
  25. Journal of Biological Chemistry
  26. Journal of Cell Science
  27. Journal of Cellular & Molecular Medicine
  28. Journal of Cellular Physiology
  29. Journal of Environmental Science & Health, Part A
  30. Journal of Experimental Zoology
  31. Microscopy and Microanalysis
  32. Microscopy Research & Techniques
  33. Mitochondrion
  34. Molecular Human Reproduction
  35. Molecular Reproduction and Development
  36. Nature Reviews
  37. New England Journal of Medicine
  38. PLoS One
  39. Proceeding of The National Academy of Science USA
  40. Proteome
  41. Proteomics
  42. Reproduction
  43. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology
  44. Reproduction Fertility Development
  45. Reproduction in Domestic Animals
  46. Reproduction Nutrition Development
  47. Reproductive Biomedicine Online
  48. Ruminant Reproduction Symposium (Monograph paper)
  49. Science
  50. Science Translational Medicine
  51. Scientific Reports (Nature)
  52. Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine
  53. Theriogenology
  54. Zygote

Grant Reviews


2014: NIH Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2013/05 ZRG1 EMNR-T (02) M

2014: NIH Small Business Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2014/11 ZRG1 EMNR S 10

2013: NIH Study Section member, Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2014/01 CMIR

2013: NIH /NIGMS 2013/05 ZRG M1 TWDY C2 - Centers of Excellence in Biomedical Research II (COBRE II). Regular study section member.

2013: NIH 2013/05 ZRG1 BCMB-A (51) R - RFA RM11-006: Transformative R01 Roadmap Review. Write-in reviewer.

2011: NIH/NICHD & USDA-NIFA 2011/08 ZRG1 EMNR-D (50) R: Dual purpose with dual benefits – Research using agriculturally important domestic animal species. Regular study section member.

2008: NIH ZRG1 EMNR-G 07. Special emphasis panel – regular member.

2011: NIH ZRG1-EMNR-D, panel member

2013: NIH ZRG1 BCMB-A (51) R – write-in reviewer

2013: NIH ZRG-M1 TWDY C2, panel member

2013: NIH Cellular, Molecular & Integrative Reproduction (CIMR), panel member

Other Grant Reviews:

USDA-NRI, USDA-NIH Dual Purpose Initiative (panelist); USDA-SBIR; NIH (panelist); NSF; French National Research Agency, University Research Plan, University of Siena, Italy; Grant Agency of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic; Israeli Science Foundation (2013), US-Israeli Binational Science Foundation; The Welcome Trust-Molecular and Cell Panel; Endocrine Fellows Foundation, Los Angeles, CA; Lalor Foundation; Alberta Ingenuity Fund, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-China-Canada Joint Health Research Initiative, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); VLIR ( Flemish University Funding Agency for Development Projects in Poor Countries); Israeli Science Foundation; French National Research Agency (Agence Nationale de la Recherche - ANR); Dairy Farmers of Canada – Dairy Research Cluster 2.

Journal & Book Covers:


  1. Molecular Reproduction & Development, April 2014
  2. Cell & Tissue Research April 2014
  3. Molecular Reproduction & Development, July 2013
  4. Cell & Tissue Research, Vol, 349/3, September 2012
  5. Andrology, Inaugural journal issue cover - 2012
  6. SSR calendar 2011-12
  7. Proceeding - Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants - Nottingham University Press 2010
  8. Cell & Tissue Research, August 2010
  9. SSR calendar 2010-11
  10. SSR calendar 2009-10
  11. Reproduction, Fertility & Development, Vol. 21 (1), 2009, IETS Meeting Issue
  12. Journal of Cellular Physiology Vol. 217(2), 2008
  13. USDA-NRI Cover Story 2008 (BOR 2007 cover)
  14. Human Reproduction, March 2008 (with V. Rawe)
  15. Biology of Reproduction, November 2007
  16. Reproduction, January-March 2007
  17. Archives of Andrology, whole year 2007
  18. Journal of Andrology 28/1, 2007
  19. The Sperm Cell, Cambridge University Press 2006
  20. Reproduction 130, Jan-March 2006
  21. Microscopy and Microanalysis 11(4), August 2005
  22. Reproduction, 129, April 2005
  23. Biology of Reproduction 71/5, November 2004
  24. Reproductive Biomedicine Online Vol., 8 No 1, 2004
  25. Microscopy Research & Techniques 61(3), 2003
  26. Microscopy Research & Techniques 61 (1), 2003
  27. Human Reproduction, 18 (3), 2003
  28. Missouri Life Science Week 2003
  29. Human Reproduction 17/8, 2002
  30. Journal of Cell Science 114, 2001
  31. Human Reproduction 16 (2), 2001
  32. Fertility and Sterility 74(3), 2000 (with Y. Terada)
  33. Human Reproduction 14 (9), 1999
  34. The Male Gamete: From Basic Science to Clinical Applications. C. Gagnon, Ed., Cache River Press, 1999
  35. Protoplasma 206, 1999,
  36. Journal of Cell Science 111 (19), 1998
  37. Biology of Reproduction vol. 57 (July through December, 1997)
  38. Developmental Biology 188 (1), 1997
  39. Human Reproduction vol. 11(8), 1996
  40. Bio Probes 24, 1996, Molecular Probes Inc., Eugene, OR
  41. Bio Probes 26, 1996, Molecular Probes Inc., Eugene, OR
  42. Society for the Study of Reproduction, Official Poster for the 32nd Annual Meeting, Pullman, WA, 1999
  43. Oregon Regional Primate Research Center Official Brochure
  44. USDA-NRI Cover Story 1998
  45. USDA-NRI Cover Story 1999
  46. USDA-NRI Cover Story 2001
  47. USDA-NRI Cover Story 2005
  48. USDA-NRI Cover Story 2006
  49. Reproduction 2006, Journal Promotional Flier.
  50. Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (Book Promotional Flier) Landes Bioscience
  51. Reproduction 2008, Journal Promotional Flier and Meeting Banner (with G. Manandhar)

Media Coverage (Partial List):


Insight: Finding Common Characteristics between Human and Animal Fertility Issues. KBIA Radio, Columbia, MO, January 2016

Synthetic sperm protein raises the chance for successful in vitro fertilization. New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that a synthetic version of the sperm protein PAWP satisfies criteria of genuine sperm-borne oocyte activation for IVF. FASEB Journal Press release and This Month In FASEB Journal feature, October 2014.

Better Bull Semen, MU Cooperative Media Group, May 2012

Butterflies up close: A researcher finds art in science. MizzouWire, University of Missouri, Jan. 28, 2011

The Future of Fertility. VOX Magazine, Columbia, MO, December 12, 2010

Research uses “kiss of death” protein to improve fertilization techniques March 17, 2010, University of Missouri Cooperative Media Group

A Bull Market: Peter Sutovsky Finds Fertile Opportunities in Research: Columbia CEO Magazine, Inaugural Issue, Fall 2009

After-hours crime fighter. Mizzou weekly, Jan. 29, 2009. Also on CAFNR web site.

Test seen as crime scene breakthrough. Columbia lab developing forensic rape test kit with MU. Columbia Daily Tribune, Jan. 14, 2009; USDA CSREES Web site publication.

Sliced Bread Beware: Meet Six Portland Inventors Whose Big Ideas Are The Best Thing Since, You Know. Willamette Week, Portland, OR, 2008

Biology of Reproduction, November 2007: USDA-NRI Cover Story 2008: “Research Increases Success of In Vitro Fertilization.

Journal of Cellular Physiology 2008: Quality Control Mechanism Tags Defective Sperm Cells Inside the Body, MU Study Finds; full story covered by AAAS radio and scienceupdate.com in USA and Czech Public radio in Czech republic; also on: eurekalert.org, google-sina.com, medworm.com, medrat.com, MedicalNewsToday.com, ScienceDaily.com, PhysOrg.com, United Press International (upi.com),

Yi et al., Biology of Reproduction 2007: Increasing Fertility in Agriculturally Important Animals USDA CSREES Web site publication.

Journal of Biological Chemistry Paper of the Week, March 2007: Pres release by UM-C and Queen’s University. UPI-Newstrack; eMaxhealth.com; HULIQ.com ; ScienceDaily.com

BIO 2006: 20 People you Should Know: Scientists Become Trading Card Heroes,Chicago Daily Tribune, Business section, Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Proteasomal Immunocontraceptive: Mizzou scientist seeks vaccine that can block sperm. Front Page-St. Louis Post Dispatch, July 25, 2005.

Bull Sperm Quality Assay: Kiss of Death: Ubiquitin offers an alternative fertility test. Angus Beef Bulletin, February, 2005.

Proteasomal Immunocontraceptive, “The shot that could replace the pill.” Discovery Magazine June 2004, page 12

June 2004: KYTV (Springfield, MO), KODE-TV (Joplin, MO), KRCG-TV (Columbia, MO) WDAF-TV (Kansas City, MO), AgDay television, a nationally syndicated agriculture show airing on 200 stations nationwide.

May 2004: ScienceCentral.com with nationwide distribution through ABC television network. January-February 2004: KOMU TV News at 10, 2-18-04; Discover Magazine; Columbia Missourian 1-30-04, p. 5A; Mizzou Weekly, 1-29-04, p.2; KMBZ News Radio, Kansas City; Columbia Missourian; Rawe et al., 2002, Human Reprod 17:2119-2127. (Partial List) MedStar TV News (Distributed Nationwide via ABC, CBS and NBC); MSNBC; HealthScout.com; BabyCenter.com; Penthouse; Mens Health Magazine;

Sutovsky et al., 2001, Journal of Cell Science 114, 1665-1675

Nature (London), Science Update, 5/1/01

BBC Radio, London, UK, Interview, January 21, 2002, documentary series "Beyond the Genome." The Source Magazine, University of Missouri-Columbia, Winter 2001

Missouri Ruralist, November 2001: Scientists make fertility breakthrough. p. 56 Sutovsky et al., 2001 Human Reproduction 16, 250-258

The Source Magazine, University of Missouri-Columbia, Winter 2001

Missouri Ruralist, November 2001: Scientists make fertility breakthrough. p. 56

Sutovsky et al., 2001 Human Reproduction 16, 250-258

Partial List: TV (CBS, UPN, FOX), Radio (KUGN Oregon), The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Oregonian, Associated Press London, Reuters London, Femail (UK), MSN, MSNCB, BBC London, YahooNews, New Scientist (UK), Telegraph (UK), Salutia (Chile), Daily Sendai (Japan), WebMD (USA and UK), Clinica (UK)

Partial List: TV (CBS, UPN, FOX), Radio (KUGN Oregon), The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Oregonian, Associated Press London, Reuters London, Femail (UK), MSN, MSNCB, BBC London, YahooNews, New Scientist (UK), Telegraph (UK), Salutia (Chile), Daily Sendai (Japan), WebMD (USA and UK), Clinica (UK)

Sutovsky et al.(1999) Nature 402, 371-372:

Lewis R. Ubiquitous tag. The Scientist 13/No. 24 (December 6, 1999)

Vogel G. A death sentence for mitochondria. Science/Science Online (November 24, 1999)

Genetik: Die molekulare uhr tickt anders. Geo (Germany) 3/2000 (March), pp. 188 Illustrated Science Magazine (Copenhagen, Denmark) July 2000

Also featured in the book “Promiscuity” by T. Birkhead and in the Natural History Magazine,

American Museum of Natural History,New York;

Sutovsky et al., ASCB Meeting 1999, poster:

Travis J. Mom’s eggs execute Dad’s mitochondria. Science News 157/1 (January 1, 2000), pp.5, also posted on Science News Online

Hart S. Fertilized eggs exterminate dad’s mitochondria. ASCB Press Book 1999 Online

Sutovsky et al., ASCB Meeting 1998, poster:

Hopkin, K. Death to sperm mitochondria. Scientific American 3/1999, pp. 21

Shows:


Exploratorium San Francisco, CA, 2004

World Pavillion, Seville, Spain

Invited Commentaries:


Acta Biochimica Sinica 2005

Trends In Biotechnology 2005