Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Ramesh Ramachandran, PhD

Ramesh Ramachandran, PhD

Professor, Animal Science
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Chickens
  • Messenger RNA
  • Adiponectin
  • Genes
  • Turkeys
  • Pituitary Gland
  • Hormones
  • Ovary
  • Gonadotropins
  • Sexual Maturation
  • Reproduction
  • Prolactin

Recent Publications


Bai, Y, Yuan, P, Zhang, H, Ramachandran, R, Yang, N & Song, J 2020, 'Adiponectin and its receptor genes' expression in response to Marek's disease virus infection of White Leghorns', Poultry science, vol. 99, no. 9, pp. 4249-4258.
Hadley, JA, Ocón-Grove, O & Ramachandran, R 2020, 'Adiponectin is secreted by theca layer cells isolated from chicken ovarian follicles', Reproduction, vol. 159, no. 3, pp. 275-288.
Tiwari, A, Hadley, JA & Ramachandran, R 2020, 'Characterization of ascites-derived aldehyde dehydrogenase–positive ovarian cancer stem cells isolated from Leghorn chickens', Poultry science, vol. 99, no. 4, pp. 2203-2214.
Weaver, EA & Ramachandran, R 2020, 'Metformin attenuates steroidogenesis in ovarian follicles of the broiler breeder hen', Reproduction, vol. 160, no. 5, pp. 659-672.
Hanlon, C, Ramachandran, R, Zuidhof, MJ & Bédécarrats, GY 2020, 'Should I Lay or Should I Grow: Photoperiodic Versus Metabolic Cues in Chickens', Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 11, 707.


Ramachandran, R 2018, Chicken: Female reproduction. in Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Elsevier, pp. 586-594.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)