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Biological Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

Leonard Robertson

Leonard  Robertson 

423-439-4228 /
Brown Hall, Room 344

Research Interest:

Reproductive and Developmental Biology,especially human In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and in Human embryo cryopreservation.

Selected Publications:

Robertson, J.L. and C.C. Coney. 1979. Punctal canals in the shell of Musculium securis. Malacological Review, 12:37-40.

Curtis, S.K., R.R. Cowden, J.D. Moore and J.L. Robertson. 1983. Histochemical and ultrastructural features of the epidermis of the land planarian Bipalium adventitus. Jour. Morphology 175:171-194.

Dodson, M.G., B.S. Minhas, S.K. Curtis, T.V. Palmer, J.L. Robertson. 1989. Spontaneous zona reaction as a limiting factor for the time in which an oocyte may fertilize. Journal of In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer, 6(2):101-120.

Ricker, D.D., Robertson, J.L., Minhas, B.S., Dodson, M.G., Kumar, R. 1989. The Effects of Platelet-Activating Factor on the Motility of Human Spermatozoa. Fertility and Sterility 52(4):655-665.

Minhas, B.S., J.L. Robertson, R. Kumar, M.G. Dodson, D.D. Ricker. 1991. The Presence of Platelet-activating Factor-like Activity in Human Spermatozoa. Fertility and Sterility. 55(2):372-376.

J.L. Robertson and B. Minhas. 1992. Ultrarapid Freezing of Mouse Embryos with Dimethyl Sulfoxide/Trehalose. J. Assist. Repro. Technol. and Androl. 3(3):55-62.


  • Biology for Non-majors (BIOL1020)
  • Vertebrate Embryology (BIOL3230)
  • Microtechnique (BIOL3550)
  • Developmental Biology (BIOL4757/5757)
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