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    Alan Conley- BVSc, MS, PhD, FRCVS
    Professor
    Population Health & Reproduction

    3223 VM3B
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 2128
    ajconley@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Comparative Reproduction [Livestock (cattle, sheep, pigs, horses), other Artiodactyla (peccaries), Human & Non-humans Primates, Reptiles (crocodilians), Carnivores (cats, dogs, hyenas), Birds]; Vertebrate sexual development and differentiation; Reproductive & molecular endocrinology; Steroidogenesis (molecular regulation & evolution)

    Specialty Focus

    Reproductive Physiology

    Education

    1977 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
    1986 MS Reproductive Physiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    1988 PhD Reproductive Physiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    1991 NIH Fellowship , Green Center for Reproductive Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

    Honors and Awards

    2013 Diploma of Fellowship, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (Nov)
    2010-2011 Gordon Research Conference, Invited Speaker, Drug Metabolism (July)
    2010-2011 Faculty Teaching Award, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
    2010-2011 Keynote speaker, University of Kentucky Symposium on Reproductive Biology and Women's Health (May)
    2006-2007 Favorite Teacher Award (Class of 2009)
    2005-2006 Zoetis Excellence in Research Award, $1,000 (formerly Pfizer Award for Excellence in Research)
    2002-2003 Chancellor’s Fellow for Excellence in Research and Teaching, $25,000

    Licenses

    Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
    Fellow, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Alan Conley: A homodimer model can resolve the conundrum as to how cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase and cytochrome b5 compete for the same binding site on cytochrome P450c17. 2017 Holien, JK, Parker, MW, Conley, AJ, Corbin, CJ, Rodgers, RJ, Martin, LL A homodimer model can resolve the conundrum as to how cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase and cytochrome b5 compete for the same binding site on cytochrome P450c17. Curr Protein Pept Sci,
    • Alan Conley: Immunolocalization of steroidogenic enzymes in the vaginal mucous of Galea spixii during the estrous cycle. 2017 Dos Santos, AC, Conley, AJ, de Oliveira, MF, Oliveira, GB, Viana, DC, Assis Neto, AC Immunolocalization of steroidogenic enzymes in the vaginal mucous of Galea spixii during the estrous cycle. Reprod Biol Endocrinol,
    • Alan Conley: Electrochemistry of cytochrome P450 17a-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase (P450c17). 2017 Martin, LL, Kubeil, C, Simonov, AN, Kuznetsov, VL, Corbin, CJ, Auchus, RJ, Conley, AJ, Bond, AM, Rodgers, RJ Electrochemistry of cytochrome P450 17a-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase (P450c17). Mol Cell Endocrinol,
    • Alan Conley: Progestin withdrawal at parturition in the mare 2016 Legacki EL, Corbin CJ, Ball BA, Wynn M, Loux S, Stanley SD, Conley AJ Progestin withdrawal at parturition in the mare Reproduction,
    • Alan Conley: The dynamic steroid landscape of equine pregnancy mapped by mass spectrometry 2016 Legacki EL, Scholtz EL, Ball BA, Stanley SD, Berger T, Conley AJ The dynamic steroid landscape of equine pregnancy mapped by mass spectrometry Reproduction,
    • Alan Conley: Review of the reproductive endocrinology of the pregnant and parturient mare. 2016 Conley, AJ Review of the reproductive endocrinology of the pregnant and parturient mare. Theriogenology,
    • Alan Conley: Equine 5a-reductase activity and expression in epididymis. 2016 Corbin, CJ, Legacki, EL, Ball, BA, Scoggin, KE, Stanley, SD, Conley, AJ Equine 5a-reductase activity and expression in epididymis. The Journal of endocrinology,
    • Alan Conley: Identification of Immunoreactive Luteinizing Hormone Receptors in the Adrenal Cortex of the Female Rhesus Macaque 2016 Lasley B, Conley A, Morrison J, Rao CV Identification of Immunoreactive Luteinizing Hormone Receptors in the Adrenal Cortex of the Female Rhesus Macaque Reprod Sci,
    • Alan Conley: Comparison of two 4.7-milligram to one 9.4-milligram deslorelin acetate implants on egg production and plasma progesterone concentrations in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) 2015 Petritz OA, Guzman DS, Hawkins MG, Kass PH, Conley AJ, Paul-Murphy J Comparison of two 4.7-milligram to one 9.4-milligram deslorelin acetate implants on egg production and plasma progesterone concentrations in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) J Zoo Wildl Med,
    • Alan Conley: Mechanistic scrutiny identifies a kinetic role for cytochrome b5 regulation of human cytochrome P450c17 (CYP17A1, P450 17A1) 2015 Simonov AN, Holien JK, Yeung JC, Nguyen AD, Corbin CJ, Zheng J, Kuznetsov VL, Auchus RJ, Conley AJ, Bond AM, Parker MW, Rodgers RJ, Martin LL Mechanistic scrutiny identifies a kinetic role for cytochrome b5 regulation of human cytochrome P450c17 (CYP17A1, P450 17A1) PLoS One,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2014 Conley AJ, Reynolds LP: Steroidogenesis and the initiation of parturition, Juengel JL, Miyamoto A, Price C, Reynolds LP, Smith FM, Webb R, (ed), Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants VIII, Cambridge. 399-413.

    2012 Conley A, Orr VN, Trainor BC, Berger T, Hughes A: Chapter 4: Multiple forms of aromatase in suiformes: tissue distribution, regulation, and functional significance, Balthazart J, Ball G, (ed), Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior, Oxford. 64-88.

    2002 Bird IM, Conley AJ: Chapter 1: Steroid biosynthesis: Enzymology, integration and control, Mason JI, (ed), Genetics of Steroid Biosynthesis and Function (Modern Genetics Book 6), New York. 1-36.

    1999 Conley AJ, Walters KW: Aromatization, Knobil E, Neill JD, (ed), Encyclopedia of Reproduction, Volume I. 280-91.

    1998 Geisert, RD, Conley AJ: Secretion and metabolism of steroids in subprimate mammals during pregnancy, Bazer FW, (ed), Endocrinology of Pregnancy, Totowa, NJ. 291-318.