Erdoğan Memili

Erdoğan Memili


Reproduction and Development, Functional Genomics

Department:  Wise Center, Rm 4025


Phone:   (662) 325-2937

Fax:   (662) 325-8873

Mailing Address:
Mailstop 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762


    • Sabbatical, Cornell University
    • Post-Doctoral, Harvard Medical School
    • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • D.V.M., University of Istanbul

Society Memberships

    • Society for the Study of Reproduction
    • International Embryo Transfer Society
    • American Society for Cell Biology
    • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Courses Taught:

    • ADS 4211/6211 Goat and Sheep Production Lab
    • ADS 4223/6223 Goat and Sheep Production
    • ADS 8973 Scientific Writing
    • PHY 8133 Endocrine Secretions


Graduate Students:

  • Holly Evans
  • Muhammet Rasit Ugur

Selected Publications
  • Velho, A. L. C., E. Menezes, T. Dinh, A. Kaya, E. Topper, A. A. Moura, E. Memili. 2018. Metabolomic markers of fertility in bull seminal plasma. PLoS ONE 13(4):e0195279. Download
  • Kaya, A., H. Sağirkaya, M. Misirlioğlu, A. Gümen, J. J. Parrish, E. Memili. 2017. Leptin and IGF-I improve bovine embryo quality in vitro. Animal Reproduction 14(4):1151-1160. Download
  • Kutchy, N. A., E. S. B. Menezes, A. Chiappetta, W. Tan, R. W. Willis, A. Kaya, E. Topper, A. A. Moura, A. D. Perkins, E. Memili. 2017. Acetylation and methylation of sperm histone 3 lysine 27 (H3K27ac and H3K27me3) are associated with bull fertility. Andrologia. Download
  • Kutchy, N.A., A. Velho., E.S.B. Menezes, M. Jacobsen, G. Thibaudeau, R.W. Willis, A. Moura, A. Kaya, A. Perkins, E. Memili. 2017. Testis specific histone 2B is associated with sperm chromatin dynamics and bull fertility-a pilot study. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 15:59. Download
  • Kutchy, N.A., S. Dogan, A. Kaya, A. Moura, E. Memili. 2017. Sperm chromatin dynamics associated with male fertility in mammals. In H. Schatten and G.M. Constantinescu (Eds.),Animal Models and Human Reproduction, First Edition (pp. 427-434). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Menezes, E.B., R.V. de Oliveira, M.F. van Tilburg, E.A. Barbosa, N.V. Nascimento, A.L.M.C.S. Velho, F.B. Moreno, R.A. Moreira, A.C.O. Monteiro-Moreira, G.M.C. Carvalho, A.F. Ramos, E. Memili, A.A. Moura. 2017. Proteomic analysis of seminal plasma from locally-adapted "Curraleiro Pé-Duro bulls" (Bos taurus): Identifying biomarkers involved in sperm physiology in endangered animals for conservation of biodiversity. Animal Reproduction Science 183:86-101. Download
  • Velho, A.L.C., R. Oliveira, T. Dinh, A. Moura, A. Kaya, E. Memili. 2017. Applications of metabolomics in reproductive biology. In H. Schatten and G.M. Constantinescu (Eds.),Animal Models and Human Reproduction, First Edition (pp. 509-517). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Kaya, A., E. Memili. 2016. Sperm macromolecules associated with bull fertility. Animal Reproduction Science. Download
  • Moura, A.A., E. Memili. 2016. Functional aspects of seminal plasma and sperm proteins and their potential as molecular markers of fertility. Animal Reproduction 13(3):191-199. Download
  • Ward, L., S. Lindsey, J.M. Martin, M. Nicodemus, E. Memili. 2016. Review: Challenges and opportunities in rising feral horse populations. The Professional Animal Scientist 32:717-724. Download
  • Dogan, S., P. Vargovic, R. Oliveira, L.E. Belser, A. Kaya, A. Moura, P. Sutovsky, J. Parrish, E. Topper, E. Memili. 2015. Sperm protamine-status correlates to the fertility of breeding bulls. Biology of Reproduction 92(4):1-9. Download
  • Grant, K.E., R.V. de Oliveira, B.S. Hennington, A. Govindaraju, A. Perkins, J. Stokes, D. Rowe, E. Topper, A. Kaya, A. Moura, E. Memili. 2015. Sperm superoxide dismutase is associated with bull fertility. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. Download
  • Uzbas, F., I.D. May, A.M. Parisi, S.K. Thompson, A. Kaya, A.D. Perkins, E. Memili. 2015. Molecular physiognomies and applications of adipose-derived stem cells. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports 11(2):298-308. Download
  • Bova, T.L., L. Chiavaccini, G.F. Cline, C.G. Hart, K. Matheny, A.M. Muth, B.E. Voelz, D. Kessler, E. Memili. 2014. Environmental stressors influencing hormones and systems physiology in cattle. Journal of Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 12(1):58. Download
  • Dogan, S., M.C. Mason, and E. Memili. 2014. Epigenetic mechanisms in mammalian male germline. Pages 1-13 in B.T. Erickson, editor, Spermatozoa: Biology, Motility and Function and Chromosomal Abnormalities. Nova Publishers.
  • Kaya, A., S. Birler, L. Enwall, E. Memili. 2014. Determinants of sperm morphology. Pages 34-56 in P.J. Chenoweth and S.P. Lorton, editors, Animal Andrology: Theories and Applications. CABI Internationals, Oxfordshire, UK.
  • Parisi, A.M., S.K. Thompson, A. Kaya, E. Memili. 2014. Molecular, cellular and physiological determinants of bull fertility. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. Download
  • Dogan, S., M.C. Mason, A. Govindaraju, L. Belser, A. Kaya, J.V. Stokes, D.E. Rowe, E. Memili. 2013. Interrelationships between apoptosis and fertility in bull sperm. Journal of Reproduction and Development 59:18-26. Download
  • Oliveira, R.V., S. Dogan, L.E. Belser, A. Kaya, E. Topper, A. Moura, G. Thibaudeau, E. Memili. 2013. Molecular morphology and function of bull spermatozoa linked to histones and associated with fertility. Journal of Reproduction 146(3):263-272. Download
  • Gilbert, G.L., E.A. Gilbert, A. Govindaraju, L. Jury, M.C. Mason, K.E. Pfeiffer, T.M. Rowlinson, L. Ward, A. Kaya, J. Larson, E. Memili. 2012. Endocrine control of bull fertility. In G. Liu, editor, Cattle Domestication, Diseases and the Environment. Nova Publishers.
  • Govindaraju A, S. Dogan, N. Rodriguez-Osorio, K.E. Grant, A. Kaya, E. Memili. 2012. Delivering value from sperm proteomics for fertility. Journal of Cell and Tissue Research 349(3):783-93. Download
  • Govindaraju, A., L. Robertson, O. Atli, A. Kaya, E. Topper, E.A. Crate, A. Uzun, J. Padbury, A. Perkins, E. Memili. 2012. Dynamics of microRNAs in bull spermatozoa. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 10(1):82. Download
  • Memili, E., S. Dogan, N. Rodriguez-Osorio, X. Wang, V.R. de Olivera, M.C. Mason, A. Govindaraju, K.E. Grant, E. Belser, E. Crate, A. Moura, A. Kaya. 2012. Makings of the best spermatozoa: Molecular determinants of high fertility. In A. Bashamboo and K.D. McElreavey, editors, Male Fertility. InTech- Open Access Publisher. Download
  • Rodriguez-Osorio N, R. Urrego, J.B. Cibelli, K. Eilertsen, E. Memili. 2012. Reprogramming mammalian somatic cells. Theriogenology. Download
  • Rodriguez-Osorio, N., S. Dogan, E. Memili. 2012. Epigenetics of mammalian gamete and embryo development. In H. Khatib, editor, Livestock Epigenetics. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. Download
  • Wang, H., O.D. Camargo, E. Memili. 2012. Mycotoxin alpha-zearalenol impairs the quality of preimplantation porcine embryos in vitro. Journal of Reproduction and Development 58(3):338-43. Download
  • Ayres, S.L., W. Gavin, E. Memili, E. Behboodi. 2011. Superovulation in goats during the second follicular wave, with or without exogenous progesterone. Small Ruminant Research 104(1-3):146-150. Download
  • Blaschek, M., A. Kaya, E. Memili, W.B. Kirkpatrick. 2011. A whole-genome association analysis of non-compensatory fertility in Holstein bulls. Journal of Dairy Science 94(9):4695-9. Download
  • Peddinti, D.S., E. Memili,S.C. Burgess. 2011. Proteomics in animal reproduction and breeding. Pages 397-430, Chapter 13 in P. D. Eckersall and P.D. Whitfield, editors, Methods in Animal Proteomics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Feugang, J.M., N. Rodriguez-Osorio, A. Kaya, H. Wang, G. Page, G.C. Ostermeier, E.K. Topper, E. Memili. 2010. Transcriptomic landscape of bull spermatozoa: implications for male fertiliy. Reproductive BioMedicine Online 21(3):312-324. Download
  • Peddinti, D.S., E. Memili, S.C. Burgess. 2010. Proteomics-based systems biology modeling of bovine germinal vesicle stage oocyte and cumulus cell interaction. PLoS ONE 5:e11240. Download
  • Rodriguez-Osorio, N., H. Wang, J. Rupinski, S.M. Bridges, E. Memili. 2010. Comparative functional genomics of mammalian DNA methylation. Reproductive Biomedicine Online 20(2):243-255. Download
  • Bovine Genome Sequencing and Annotation Consortium. 2009. The genome sequence of Taurine Cattle: A window to ruminant biology and evolution. Science 324(5926):522-528. Download
  • Feugang, J., A. Kaya, G. Page, L. Chen, T. Mehta, K. Hirani, L. Nazareth, R. Gibbs, E. Memili. 2009. Two-stage genome-wide association study identifies integrin beta 5 as having potential role in bull fertility. BMC Genomics 10:176. Download
  • Feugang, J.M., O.D. Camargo-Rodriguez, E. Memili. 2009. Culture systems for bovine embryos. Livestock Science 121(2-3):141-149. Download
  • Rodriguez-Osorio, N., Z. Wang, P. Kasinathan, G. Page, J. Robl, E. Memili. 2009. Transcriptional reprogramming of gene expression in bovine somatic cell chromatin transfer embryos. BioMed Central Genomics10:190. Download
  • Uzun, A., N. Rodriguez-Osorio, A. Kaya, H. Wang, J.J. Parish, V.A. Ilyin, E. Memili. 2009. Functional genomics of HMGN3a and SMARCAL1 in early mammalian enbryogenesis. BioMed Central Genomics 10:183. Download
  • Wang, H., N. Rodriguez-Osorio, J.M. Feugang, S. Jung, K. Garrison, C. Wolgemuth, L. Greer, M. Crenshaw, E. Memili. 2009. Effects of culture media and inhibitors on biology of porcine early embryonic development in vitro. Livestock Science 121:102-107. Download
  • Peddinti, D., B. Nanduri, A. Kaya, J.M. Feugang, S.C. Burgess, E. Memili. 2008. Comprehensive proteomic analysis of bovine spermatozoa of varying fertility rates and identification of biomarkers associated with fertility. BMC Systems Biology 2:19. Download
  • Misirlioglu, M., G. Page, H. Sagirkaya, A. Kaya, J.J. Parrish, N.L. First, E. Memili. 2006. Dynamics of global transcriptome in bovine matured oocytes and preimplantation embryos. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 103(50):18905-18910.
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