PhD, Biochemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008
MS, Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2005
BS, Biology, College of William and Mary, 2002
Member, UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center
Areas of Expertise
Research: environmental impacts on spermatogenesis, stem cell biology, in vitro models of spermatogenesis
Teaching: reproductive and developmental toxicology, physiology
toxicology, developmental biology, cell biology, reproductive biology
Honors, Awards, and Achievements
Cell Press Cell Reports Paper of the Year, 2012
Board Member of the Executive Committee for Public Policy for the American Society for Stem Cell Research
Vice Chair of the Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology Special Interest Group (RMSCBSIG)
American Society for Cell Biology
Society of Toxicology
International Society for Stem Cell Research
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Dr. Easley specializes in education related to reproductive and developmental toxicology, cell biology and physiology, stem cell biology and developmental biology.
Research in the Easley lab focuses on 3 major goals: 1) impacts of environmental exposures on spermatogenesis and future generations, 2) regenerative medicine by developing stem cell treatment options for male factor infertility, and 3) drug discovery for identifying unique compounds which may serve as male contraceptives.
Easley IV CA, Bradner JM, Moser A, Rickman CA, McEachin ZT, Merritt M, Hansen JM and Caudle WM. Assessing Reproductive Toxicity of Environmental Toxicants with a Novel in vitro Human Spermatogenic Model. Stem Cell Res. 2015 Mar 25;14(3):347-355. doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2015.03.002. PMID: 25863443
Easley IV CA, Phillips BT, McGuire, MM, Barringer JM, Valli H, Hermann BP, Simerly CR, Miki T, Orwig KE, and Schatten GP. Direct Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Haploid Spermatogenic Cells. Online, Aug 2012, print edition Sept 2012. Cell Reports.