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Janine Brown

Research Scientist / Center for Species Survival

Research Focus

Dr. Janine Brown has conducted research to better understand the reproductive biology of endangered wildlife for more than 15 years.

Most Recent Publications

Putman, Sarah B., Brown, Janine L., Franklin, Ashley D., Schneider, Emily C., Boisseau, Nicole P., Asa, Cheryl S. and Pukazhenthi, Budhan S. Characterization of Ovarian Steroid Patterns in Female African Lions (Panthera leo), and the Effects of Contraception on Reproductive Function, PloS One, 10 (10) . 2015.

Edwards, Katie L., Trotter, Jessica, Jones, Martin, Brown, Janine L., Steinmetz, Hanspeter W. and Walker, Susan L. Investigating temporary acyclicity in a captive group of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus): relationship between management, adrenal activity and social factors, General and Comparative Endocrinology, . 2015.

Thitaram, Chatchote, Dejchaisri, Suthatip, Somgird, Chaleamchat, Angkawanish, Taweepoke, Brown, Janine, Phumphuay, Ratchadakorn, Chomdech, Siriwadee and Kangwanpong, Daoroong. Social group formation and genetic relatedness in reintroduced Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Thailand, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, . 2015.

Koester, Diana C., Freeman, Elizabeth W., Brown, Janine L., Wildt, David E., Terrell, Kimberly A., Franklin, Ashley D. and Crosier, Adrienne E. Motile Sperm Output by Male Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) Managed Ex Situ Is Influenced by Public Exposure and Number of Care-Givers, PloS One, 10 (9) . 2015.

Nganvongpanit, Korakot, Brown, Janine L., Buddhachat, Kittisak, Somgird, Chaleamchat and Thitaram, Chatchote. Elemental Analysis of Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) Teeth Using X-ray Fluorescence and a Comparison to Other Species, Biological Trace Element Research, 1-12. 2015.

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