Francisco Diaz

Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology

Francisco Diaz

Research Summary

Ovarian physiology. Role of SMAD-mediated signaling in follicular and female germ cell (oocyte) development.

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Oocytes Zinc Mitochondrial Dna Mutation Proteins Germ Cells Antigens Spermatogenesis Genes Mutagenesis Pedigree Tissue Mutation Rate Messenger Rna Tissues Reproduction Contraceptive Agents Corpus Luteum Screening Testis Swine Microfluidics Neoplasms Fluorescence Mutation Accumulation

Most Recent Papers

Advanced age increases frequencies of de novo mitochondrial mutations in macaque oocytes and somatic tissues

Barbara Arbeithuber, Marzia A. Cremona, James Hester, Alison Barrett, Bonnie Higgins, Kate Anthony, Francesca Chiaromonte, Francisco J. Diaz, Kateryna D. Makova, 2022, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Role of zinc in female reproduction

Tyler Bruce Garner, James Malcolm Hester, Allison Carothers, Francisco J. Diaz, 2021, Biology of Reproduction on p. 976-994

A Reconfigurable Microfluidic Building Block Platform for High-Throughput Nonhormonal Contraceptive Screening.

Jyong-Huei Lee, Carl van der Linden, Francisco Diaz, P Wong, 2021, IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine & Engineering

Age-related accumulation of de novo mitochondrial mutations in mammalian oocytes and somatic tissues

Barbara Arbeithuber, James Hester, Marzia A. Cremona, Nicholas Stoler, Arslan Zaidi, Bonnie Higgins, Kate Anthony, Francesca Chiaromonte, Francisco J. Diaz, Kateryna D. Makova, 2020, PLoS Biology

Deletion of the mouse X-linked Prame gene causes germ cell reduction in spermatogenesis

Chen Lu, Mingyao Yang, Randall M. Rossi, Aihua Wang, Weber B. Feitosa, Francisco J. Diaz, Wan Sheng Liu, 2020, Molecular Reproduction and Development on p. 666-679

Duplex sequencing uncovers age-related increase in the frequency of de novo indels in mouse mitochondrial DNA.

E Torres-Gonzalez, B Arbeithuber, James Hester, M Cremona, N Stoler, B Higgins, K Anthony, F Chiaromonte, Francisco Diaz, K Makova, 2020,

Ovulatory signals alter granulosa cell behavior through YAP1 signaling

Tianyanxin Sun, Francisco J. Diaz, 2019, Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

A Multiwell Microfluidic Device for Analyzing and Screening Nonhormonal Contraceptive Agents

Hui Li, Tyler Garner, Francisco Diaz, Pak Kin Wong, 2019, Small

Metformin Alters Granulosa Cell FSH-Responsiveness in Preovulatory and Prehierarchal Follicles in Broiler Breeder Hens.

Evelyn Weaver, A Johnson, Francisco Diaz, R Ramachandran, 2019,

Cross-species transcriptome analysis of oocyte maturation.

Tyler Garner, Francisco Diaz, 2019,

Most-Cited Papers

Acute dietary zinc deficiency before conception compromises oocyte epigenetic programming and disrupts embryonic development

X. Tian, F. J. Diaz, 2013, Developmental Biology on p. 51-61

Zinc depletion causes multiple defects in ovarian function during the periovulatory period in mice

X. Tian, Francisco J. Diaz, 2012, Endocrinology on p. 873-886

Preconception zinc deficiency disrupts postimplantation fetal and placental development in mice

Xi Tian, Kate Anthony, Thomas Neuberger, Francisco J. Diaz, 2014, Biology of Reproduction on p. 1-12

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone, estradiol, and inhibin regulation of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone surges

James M. Haughian, O. J. Ginther, Francisco J. Diaz, Milo C. Wiltbank, 2013, Biology of Reproduction

Oocyte-cumulus cell interactions regulate free intracellular zinc in mouse oocytes

R. S. Lisle, K. Anthony, M. A. Randall, F. J. Diaz, 2013, Reproduction on p. 381-390

Lats1 deletion causes increased germ cell apoptosis and follicular cysts in mouse ovaries

Tianyanxin Sun, Melissa E. Pepling, Francisco J. Diaz, 2015, Biology of Reproduction

Prostaglandin F2α Regulation of mRNA for activating protein 1 transcriptional factors in porcine corpora lutea (CL): Lack of induction of JUN and JUND in CL without luteolytic capacity

F. J. Diaz, W. Luo, M. C. Wiltbank, 2013, Domestic Animal Endocrinology on p. 98-108

Differential Expression of PRAMEL1, a Cancer/Testis Antigen, during Spermatogenesis in the Mouse

Bhavesh V. Mistry, Yaqi Zhao, Ti Cheng Chang, Hiroshi Yasue, Mitsuru Chiba, Jon Oatley, Francisco Diaz, Wan Sheng Liu, 2013, PLoS One on p. e60611

Age-related accumulation of de novo mitochondrial mutations in mammalian oocytes and somatic tissues

Barbara Arbeithuber, James Hester, Marzia A. Cremona, Nicholas Stoler, Arslan Zaidi, Bonnie Higgins, Kate Anthony, Francesca Chiaromonte, Francisco J. Diaz, Kateryna D. Makova, 2020, PLoS Biology

Zinc deficiency reduces fertility in C. elegans hermaphrodites and disrupts oogenesis and meiotic progression

James Hester, Wendy Hanna-Rose, Francisco Diaz, 2017, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - C Toxicology and Pharmacology on p. 203-209