U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jurrien Dean

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-496-2738
Email: jurriend@helix.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • M.D.College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University1973
  • B.A.Columbia College, Columbia University1969

 Related Links

  • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling
  • Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry

Research in Plain Language

​We use female mice to investigate molecular processes involved in the development of follicles—specialized tissues in the ovary that produce egg cells.  We also study maternal factors in mice that help ensure sperm-egg binding and promote the early stages of development in a fertilized egg.​​