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Jeffrey Mason

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Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences

Reproductive Aging, Regenerative Medicine, and Reproductive Physiology

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: BTEC 205
DialPhone: 435-797-0950
SendEmail: jeff.mason@usu.edu


Educational Background

Other, Regenerative Medicine, (Orthopedics, Gene therapy), University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 2013
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PhD, Physiology, (Reproductive Biology), University of California, Davis, 2007
Utilizing Gonadal Manipulation to Elucidate the Influence of Reproductive Status on Survival, Body Weight and Pathology at Death in Mice
MS, Transgenics, University of California, Davis, 2001
The effect of coating single- and double-stranded DNA with the recombinase A protein of Escherichia coli on transgene integration in mice.
BS, Animal Science, University of California, Davis, 1999

Expertise

Reproductive Aging and Orthopedic Disease // Program goals: To understand the impact of the ovarian microenvironment of health disparities in post-reproductive female mammals. An additional focus is the manifestation of these health disparities in orthopedic disease.


Biography

We physiological and molecular methods to study ovarian aging and the influence of ovarian aging on female health and disease.


Teaching Interests

Physiology, Reproductive Physiology, Aging

Research Interests

Reproductive Physiology, Aging, Orthopedic Disease, rodent and large animal

Awards

Ad hoc 2021 NIH study section reviewer- Special Emphasis., 2021

NIH NICHD

Editor, special edition, 2021

Gerontological Society of America

USU CASS undergraduate research mentor of the year, 2021

USU

Ad hoc 2020 NIH study section reviewer- CMIR and ZRG1 EMNR-P., 2020

NIH NICHD

Managing Judge, Biology and Medicine. Thomas Edison Charter School Science and Engineering Fair. Logan, UT. 2020., 2020

Thomas Edison Charter School

- Managing Judge, Biology and Medicine. Thomas Edison Charter School Science and Engineering Fair. Logan, UT. 2019, 2020., 2019

Thomas Edison Charter School

- Session moderator, North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association, CA, 2018., 2018

North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association

- Session moderator, Large Animal Genetic Engineering Symposium, Park City, UT, 2018., 2018

Large Animal Genetic Engineering society

SSR/FASEB Washington DC Scientific Research advocate, 2017., 2017

SSR/FASEB

- Editorial Board member, Journal of Veterinary Science & Research, 2016., 2016

Journal of Veterinary Science & Research

- Presenter, Equine stem cell therapy presentation, USU AAEP Equine Club, 2015., 2015

USU AAEP

- Presenter, In vivo gene therapy presentation, USU AAEP Equine Club, 2015., 2015

USU AAEP

Early Career Reviewer program, 2014

NIH

Mentor, Merial Research Symposium for Veterinary Student Researchers (2014-2015)., 2014

Merial

Woods Hole MBL, Molecular Biology of Aging Fellowship, 2011

Ellison Medical Foundation

NIH-NIAMS Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) F32, 2010

NIH-NIAMS

American Physiological Society/NIDDK Minority Travel Fellowship, 2009

American Physiological Society/NIDDK

American Physiological Society Porter Physiology Development Award, 2007

American Physiological Society

Austin Eugene Lyons Graduate Fellowship, 2007

University of California, Davis

Business Development Fellow, 2005

University of California, Davis

Jastro-Shields Research Award, 2005

University of California, Davis

Animal Science Department McOmie Fellowship, 2004

Animal Science Department

Animal Science Department McOmie Fellowship, 2003

Animal Science Department

Chancellors Teaching Fellowship, 2003

University of California, Davis

Graduate Research Mentorship, 2003

University of California, Davis

Jastro-Shields Research Award, 2002

University of California, Davis

McDonald J. Monroe Scholarship, 2002

University of California, Davis

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, 2002

University of California, Davis

Teaching Assistant Consultant Fellowship, 2002

University of California, Davis

Gamma Delta Chapter of Phi Sigma Society, 2001

American Physiological Society

Graduate Opportunity/Cota-Robles Fellowship, 2001

University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis Foundation Fellowship, 2001

University of California, Davis

A. K. Humphries Memorial Scholarship, 2000

University of California, Davis

Jastro-Shields Research Award, 2000

University of California, Davis

NIH-IMSD Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, 1999

NIH-IMSD

Publications - Abstracts

  • Mason, J., (2019). Influence of Ovarian Function on Age Associated Changes in DNA Methylation in Mice. USU ADVS Summer Research Symposium
  • Mason, J., (2019). Influence of ovarian function on age associated T-cell changes in mice. USU ADVS Summer Research Symposium
  • Mason, J., (2019). Using the rAAV-TIMP3 vector for the improvement of osteoarthritis in an ovine model.
  • Mason, J., (2019). Young ovarian somatic cell influence on neurodegenerative conditions associated with aging. USU ADVS Summer Research Symposium
  • Mason, J., (2013). Decreased proteoglycan degradation in IL-1β-treated equine cartilage co-cultured with TIMP-3-transduced cells. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
  • Mason, J., (2013). Equine induced pluripotent stem cells: differentiation into osteogenic and chondrogenic lineages. ISSCR annual meeting proceedings *
  • Mason, J., (2013). Wnt Gene Therapy Influenced Measures of Osteoarthritis. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Transactions
  • Mason, J., Gurda, B.L, (2013). In vivo gene therapy of the equine distal extremity with recombinant adeno-associated viral vectors for the treatment of laminitis.. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science *
  • Mason, J., (2011). Pre-existing neutralizing antibodies to AAV capsids in large animals other than monkeys may confound in vivo gene therapy studies. Molecular Therapy
  • Mason, J., (2009). When selecting an adeno-associated viral vector serotype, cell monolayer transduction efficiency does not accurately predict tissue transduction efficiency in equine synovial tissues. FASEB Journal
  • Mason, J., (2005). Comparison of term placentas in cloned and control pregnancies in cattle.. REPRODUCTION FERTILITY AND DEVELOPMENT *
  • Mason, J., (2003). Relative pattern of gene expression in placental and fetal tissues by in-vivo and in-vitro produced day 90 and day 180 bovine concepti. Theriogenology
  • Mason, J., (2003). The effect of coating single- and double-stranded DNA with the recombinase A protein of Escherichia coli on transgene integration in mice. Transgenic Animal Research Conference IV, Tahoe City, CA. *
  • Mason, J., (2001). Association of IGF-1 and -2 with fetal development at days 90 and 180 of gestation for in-vivo and in-vitro derived bovine pregnancies. Theriogenology

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

            Video

            Web

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          Publications - Technical Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

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              Scheduled Teaching

              VM 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2021

              VM 7519 - Veterinary Physiology I, Fall 2020

              VM 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2020

              ADVS, BIOL 6630, 5630 - Endocrinology, Fall 2019

              ADVS, VM 7519 - Veterinary Physiology I, Fall 2019

              HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Spring 2019

              HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Spring 2019

              HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Spring 2019

              VM 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2019

              VM 7519 - Veterinary Physiology I, Fall 2018

              VM 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2018

              VM 7519 - Veterinary Physiology I, Fall 2017

              ADVS 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2017

              VM 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2017

              VM/ADVS7519 - Physiology I, Fall 2016

              ADVS, VM 7519 - Veterinary Physiology I, Fall 2016

              ADVS, VM 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2016

              VM 7519 - Veterinary Physiology I, Fall 2015

              VM 7520 - Veterinary Physiology II, Spring 2015

              VM 7519 - Physiology I, Fall 2014

              ADVS 2200 - , Spring 2014


              Graduate Students Mentored

              Tracy Habermehl, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, July 2017
              Crystal Collier, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, September 2016