John C. Schimenti

Professor
Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine/Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

College of Veterinary Medicine T9014A
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 253-3636

John C. Schimenti

Professor
Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine/Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Mouse genetics and genomics; reproductive biology; cancer genetics; DNA repair and replication; meiosis

Current Research Interest
Genetic quality control during germ cell development; human infertility genetics; contribution of DNA replication defects in breast cancer; inflammation and sex differences during fetal development

Distinction
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
NSF Presidential Young Investigator

Selected Publications
Rinaldi, Vera D., Kristin Hsieh, Robert Munroe, Ewelina M. Bolcun-Filas, and John C. Schimenti. “Pharmacological Inhibition of the DNA Damage Checkpoint Prevents Radiation-Induced Oocyte Death.” Genetics. Forthcoming.

Bolcun-Filas, Ewelina, Michelle White, Vera Rinaldi, and John Schimenti. "Reversal of Female Infertility by Chk2 Ablation Reveals the Oocyte DNA Damage Checkpoint." Science 343 (2014): 533–536.

Cornell Research Website Article
Genetic Editing with CRISPR