John Parrish

Position title: Professor, Animal and Dairy Sciences


Phone: Sperm regulation and function; Equine reproduction


BS 1977 California State University - Fresno, Fresno, CA
PhD 1983 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Postdoctoral position: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

John Parrish. Professor, Animal Science. Sperm regulation and function; Equine reproduction.

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PubMed Publications

Research Focus

The biochemical basis and regulation of sperm capacitation; the factors responsible for male fertility both in vivo and in vitro; control and regulation of the cytoplasmic environment in sperm, eggs and embryos.

Program Activities

  • Joined ERP Program: 1990
  • Teaching
    • OBS&GYN 710 – Reproductive Endocrine Physiology
    • Animal Sciences 434 – Reproductive Physiology
  • ERP T32 Faculty Trainer


No current ERP students

Past ERP students

  • Terence Barry (PhD)
  • Celine Checura (PhD)
  • Lefric Enwall (PhD)
  • Lindsey LaPlante (MS)
  • Alaaedin Mahmoud (PhD)
  • G. Charles Ostermeier (PhD)
  • Amy Reeder (PhD)