Christopher De jonge USA

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN) Dr. De Jonge is the Senior Director of Laboratory Operations, ReproductiveMedicine Center. He is a board-certified High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director with the American Board of Bioanalysis and a board-certified Embryologist with the American College of Embryology. He has served on many national and international bodies that are responsible for establishing laboratory standards including the World Health Organization. Dr. De Jonge received his Ph.D. from the Department of Physiology at Rush University in Chicago and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology/ Infertility from that same institution. Awards & Recognition Co-investigator/author of research publication cited by TIME magazine as 2010 Top Ten Medical Breakthroughs, 2010 British Medical Association Medical Book Competition. “Highly Commended” Obstetrics & Gynaecology for “The Sperm Cell: Production, Maturation, Fertilization, Regeneration.”, 2007 American Society of Andrology, "Young Andrologist Award", 1995 Outstanding Achievement, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1994 The Graduate College Award, 1989 Research Summary/Interests Research Projects Stage-Specific Genomic Characterization of Human Preimplantion Embryos Molecular Genetic Analysis of Human Imprinting and Assisted Reproduction Human oocyte and ovarian tissue cryopreservation Publications For a list of publications, see PubMed. Wong CC, Loewke KE, Behr B, Bossert NL, Raja R, De Jonge CJ, Baer TM, ReijoPera R (2010). Correlated time-lapse imaging and single-cell gene expression in human embryogenesis. Nat. Biotechnol. 28, 1115–1121. De Jonge CJ (2005). Biological basis for human capacitation. Human Reprod Update 11:205. Doherty CM, Tarchala SM, Radwanska E, De Jonge CJ (1995). Characterization of two second messenger pathways and their interactions in eliciting the human sperm acrosome reaction. J Androl 16:36. Clinical Specialties Reproductive Medicine Clinics Reproductive Medicine Center Board Certifications Embryologist, American College of Embryology; High Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director, American Board of Bioanalysis