Joy Pate

Director of the Center for Reproductive Biology and Health; Professor of Reproductive Physiology; C. Lee Rumberger and Family Chair in Agricultural Sciences

Joy Pate

Research Summary

Specializing in the area of ovarian function. Primary research interests focus on the interactions between steroidogenic and immune cells, and the role of microRNA in development and maintenance of the corpus luteum.

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Publication Tags

Corpus Luteum Pregnancy Micrornas Progesterone Messenger Rna Proteins Cattle Luteolysis Luteal Cells Cows Oleoresins T Lymphocytes Estrous Cycle Capsicum Lymphocytes Prostaglandins Cells Mothers Gene Expression Neutrophils Dairy Cows Selenium Selenoproteins Estradiol Cholesterol

Most Recent Publications

Sarah N. Carr, Benjamin R. Crites, Joy L. Pate, Camilla H.K. Hughes, James C. Matthews, Phillip J. Bridges, 2022, Animals

C. H.K. Hughes, A. Rogus, E. K. Inskeep, J. L. Pate, 2021, Reproduction on p. 173-182

Roadmap to pregnancy during the period of maternal recognition in the cow: Changes within the corpus luteum associated with luteal rescue

Joy L. Pate, 2020, Theriogenology on p. 294-301

Temporal changes in the corpus luteum during early pregnancy reveal regulation of pathways that enhance steroidogenesis and suppress luteolytic mechanisms

C. H.K. Hughes, E. K. Inskeep, J. L. Pate, 2020, Biology of Reproduction on p. 70-84

Jens Vanselow, Lane K. Christenson, Joy L. Pate, 2020, Frontiers in Endocrinology

Camilla H.K. Hughes, Remy Bosviel, John W. Newman, Joy L. Pate, 2019, Frontiers in Endocrinology

Camilla K. Hughes, Samar W. Maalouf, Wan Sheng Liu, Joy L. Pate, 2019, Biology of Reproduction on p. 1581-1596

Luteolysis and the corpus luteum of pregnancy. In: The Ovary 3rd Edition

C. Hughes, Joy Pate, 2019, on p. 270-295


Joy L. Pate, 2018, on p. 106-113

Joy L. Pate, Camilla K. Hughes, 2018, Animal Reproduction on p. 791-804

Most-Cited Papers

MicroRNA in ovarian function

S. W. Maalouf, W. S. Liu, J. L. Pate, 2016, Zeitschrift für Zellforschung und mikroskopische Anatomie (Vienna, Austria : 1948) on p. 7-18

Progesterone effects on lymphocytes may be mediated by membrane progesterone receptors

Kalidou Ndiaye, Daniel H. Poole, Sadhat Walusimbi, Matthew J. Cannon, Koji Toyokawa, Samar W. Maalouf, Jing Dong, Peter Thomas, Joy L. Pate, 2012, Journal of Reproductive Immunology on p. 15-26

J. Oh, A. N. Hristov, C. Lee, T. Cassidy, K. Heyler, G. A. Varga, J. Pate, S. Walusimbi, E. Brzezicka, K. Toyokawa, J. Werner, S. S. Donkin, R. Elias, S. Dowd, D. Bravo, 2013, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 7830-7843

Physiology and endocrinology symposium

S. S. Walusimbi, J. L. Pate, 2013, Journal of Animal Science on p. 1650-1659

Impact of preovulatory estradiol concentrations on conceptus development and uterine gene expression

G. A. Bridges, M. L. Mussard, J. L. Pate, T. L. Ott, T. R. Hansen, M. L. Day, 2012, Animal Reproduction Science on p. 16-26

Daniel H. Poole, Joy L. Pate, 2012, Biology of Reproduction on p. 29

Life or death decisions in the corpus luteum

J. L. Pate, C. J. Johnson-Larson, J. S. Ottobre, 2012, Reproduction in Domestic Animals on p. 297-303

J. Oh, F. Giallongo, T. Frederick, J. Pate, S. Walusimbi, R. J. Elias, E. H. Wall, D. Bravo, A. N. Hristov, 2015, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 6327-6339

Regulating life or death

Samar W. Maalouf, Wan Sheng Liu, Istvan Albert, Joy L. Pate, 2014, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology on p. 78-88