Research Interest

  • Epigenetics, chromatin, embryonic genome activation, Transposable elements/Endogeneous retroviruses, SCNT, maternal effects, preimplantation embryo development, in vitro follicle culture, single-cell transcriptomics, in vitro gametogenesis, stem cell biology, pluripotency


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Sex-specific epigenetic profile of inner cell mass of mice conceived in vivo or by IVF.
Ruggeri E, Lira-Albarrán S, Grow EJ, Liu X, Harner R, Maltepe E, Ramalho-Santos M, Donjacour A, Rinaudo P, Mol Hum Reprod 2020 11 26 11 866-878
Developmentally Programmed Tankyrase Activity Upregulates ß-Catenin and Licenses Progression of Embryonic Genome Activation.
Gambini A, Stein P, Savy V, Grow EJ, Papas BN, Zhang Y, Kenan AC, Padilla-Banks E, Cairns BR, Williams CJ, Dev Cell 2020 06 53 5 545-560.e7
The Dynamic Transcriptional Cell Atlas of Testis Development during Human Puberty.
Guo J, Nie X, Giebler M, Mlcochova H, Wang Y, Grow EJ, Kim R, Tharmalingam M, Matilionyte G, Lindskog C, Carrell DT, Mitchell RT, Goriely A, Hotaling JM, Cairns BR, Cell Stem Cell 2020 02 26 2 262-276.e4
The adult human testis transcriptional cell atlas.
Guo J, Grow EJ, Mlcochova H, Maher GJ, Lindskog C, Nie X, Guo Y, Takei Y, Yun J, Cai L, Kim R, Carrell DT, Goriely A, Hotaling JM, Cairns BR, Cell Res 2018 12 28 12 1141-1157
Single cell expression analysis of primate-specific retroviruses-derived HPAT lincRNAs in viable human blastocysts identifies embryonic cells co-expressing genetic markers of multiple lineages.
Glinsky G, Durruthy-Durruthy J, Wossidlo M, Grow EJ, Weirather JL, Au KF, Wysocka J, Sebastiano V, Heliyon 2018 Jun 4 6 e00667
A fine LINE-1 in mouse embryonic chromatin regulation.
Grow EJ, Nat Genet 2017 Sep 49 10 1418-1419

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor (2021-2022)
  • Frontiers in Reproduction (2016-2016)
  • Society for the Study of Reproduction (2016-2022)