Cheyenne Summers

Research Assistant 2

Cheyenne received her BS in Animal Sciences and her MS in Comparative Bioscience from the University of Illinois, where she researched maternal-fetal interactions during implantation and placentation to investigate factors contributing to early pregnancy failure and subfertility in the mouse. Following her Master’s Degree, she managed an equine reproduction facility and aided in teaching and research at the University of Illinois. She currently works as a research assistant in Dr. Kristen Govoni’s lab, where she assists with ongoing ovine research projects investigating the effects of maternal nutrition on offspring.

Research Interests

  • Equine reproduction
  • Parturition predictors in the mare
  • Steroid-regulated factors affecting implantation

Hobbies/Non-Academic Interests

  • Riding horses
  • Hiking
  • Traveling
  • Weight lifting
Summers, Cheyenne (200 x 200)
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