Dr. Mary Ann Asson-Batres
Professor (TSU Biology); Adjunct Faculty Research Assistant Professor (Vanderbilt University)
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human & Natural Sciences
Adjunct Faculty Research Assistant Professor, Department
of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt University 2010 -
Location: 313 Harned Hall
Vitamin A and Vitamin A derivatives on Stem Cell Differentiation; Factors
affecting neuron and cardiomyocyte development and differentiation
journal articles 15
Research abstracts 34
Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures 38
Most Significant Publications:
Asson-Batres, MA and Clark, G, “Retinoic acid is present in the
postnatal rodent olfactory organ and persists in vitamin A-depleted neural
tissue” J Nutrition, 139:1067-72. 2009.
Asson-Batres, MA and Smith, WB, “Localization of retinaldehyde
dehydrogenases and retinoid binding proteins to sustentacular cells, glia,
Bowman’s gland cells and stroma: potential sites of retinoic acid synthesis in
the postnatal rat olfactory organ” J. Comp. Neurol. 496:149-171. 2006.
Asson-Batres, MA and Shneyder, AV, “Method for developing a standardized
protocol for capturing and storing brightfield photomicrographs” The American
Biology Teacher. 68:307-314. 2006.
Asson-Batres, MA, Zeng, M-S, Savchenko, V, Aderoju, A, McKanna, J
“Vitamin A deficiency leads to increased cell proliferation in olfactory
epithelium of mature rats” J Neurobiol. 54:539-54. 2003.
Asson-Batres, MA, Ahmad, O, Smith, WB, “Expression of the cellular
retinoic acid-binding proteins, type II and type I, in mature rat olfactory
epithelium” Cell Tissue Res. 312:9-19. 2003.
5020/7020 Graduate Seminar
Graduate Cell Biology
– University of Portland
– University of Oregon
(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) – Oregon Health & Sciences University
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