Tricia Rowlison is a research specialist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute's Center for Species Survival. Rowlison’s research focuses on investigating sperm maturation in the domestic cat model. Specifically, she is analyzing the secretion of small vesicles within the male’s reproductive tract, termed "epididymosomes."
Rowlison, Tricia M., Ottinger, Mary Ann and Comizzoli, Pierre. 2017. Deciphering the mechanisms involving cenexin, ninein and centriolin in sperm maturation during epididymal transit in the domestic cat. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 193-196. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rda.12831
Rowlison, Tricia M., Ottinger, Mary Ann and Comizzoli, Pierre. 2017. Key factors enhancing sperm fertilizing ability are transferred from the epididymis to the spermatozoa via epididymosomes in the domestic cat model. Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics, 221-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10815-017-1083-3