University of Missourri Peter Sutovsky, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, also appointed as Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Departments of OBGYN and Women’s Health in the School of Medicine, University of Missouri. Since the early 90’s, Peter has studied mammalian gametogenesis, fertilization, and pre-implantation embryonic development, with special emphasis on the gamete and zygotic ubiquitin system. He holds five US patents, reflecting his involvement in technology development and commercialization. He was recently recognized as the inaugural recipient of the USDA-NRI Discovery Award, Big 12 Raising Star Award and CAFNR Distinguished Researcher Award. His work on fertilization and infertility has been funded by USDA, NIH, NIJ, Missouri Life Sciences Trust Fund and various other public and private entities. He has been serving as Section Editor, Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member in a number of distinguished journals in cell and reproductive biology. In high demand as a presenter, Peter has been the invited plenary speaker at numerous international symposia in North and South America, Europe and Asia. His laboratory maintains active collaborations with scientists in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, France, India, Japan, Peru, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom and USA.
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