Dr. Drew Benson

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Education

Fellowship in Research and Science Teaching : Emory University School of Medicine

Doctorate of Philosophy in Avian Reproductive Physiology : The University of Georgia

Bachelors Avian Biology : The University of Georgia


Publications

Benson, A.P., Christensen, V.L., Fairchild, B.D., Davis, A.J. (2009) The mRNA for zona pellucida proteins B1, C and D in two genetic lines of turkey hens that differ in fertility. Anim Reprod Sci. 111(2-4):149-159.

Hoffman, J.B., Benson, A.P., Christensen, V.L., Fairchild, B.D., Davis, A.J. (2007) Follicular development and expression of the messenger ribonucleic acid for the inhibin/activin subunits in two genetic lines of turkey hens that differ in total egg production. Poult Sci. 86(5):944-52.


Benson, A.P., V.L. Christensen, B.D. Fairchild, A.J. Davis (under review) Expression of the mRNA for Zona pellucida proteins A, B2 and X in two genetic lines of turkey hens that differ in fertility.

Benson, A.P., M.E. Freeman, J.B. Hoffman, A.J Davis. (under review) Gonadotropin and steroid hormone regulation of Zona pellucida proteins C and D messenger RNA in Avian granulosa cells.

Hoffman, JB, M.E. Freeman, A.P. Benson, A.J. Davis (under review) Hormonal regulation of the activin type IA and IB receptors during follicular development in broiler breeder hens.


Conference Presentations

Peer-Teaching through student development and implementation of case-based studies in introductory life science courses.

J.B. Hoffman, A.P. Benson

2009 EDULEARN, Barcelona, Spain


Detection of SED1 and GalTase-I in rooster gonadal tissue: an investigation of two key molecules involved in sperm-egg fusion.

A.P Benson, J.D. Davis, and B.D. Shur

2009 Poultry Science Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.


An Interactive Method for Teaching Non-Human Primate Behavioral Data Quantification to Undergraduate Behavioral Endocrinology Students by Postdoctoral Fellows in the Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) Program.

J. Hoffman, A. Benson, D. Eaton and A. Eisen

2008 Society for the Study of Reproduction in Kona, HI.


Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) Provides Postdoctoral Fellows a Unique Opportunity to Enhance Both Research And Teaching Skills.

A.P. Benson, D. Eaton and A. Eisen

2008 American Institute of Biological Sciences in Arlington, VA.


Gonadotropin and Steroid Hormone Regulation of Zona Pellucida Proteins C and D Messenger RNA in Chicken Granulosa Cells

A.P. Benson, M. E. Freeman, J. B. Hoffman and A. J. Davis

2007 International Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta, GA.


Hormonal regulation of the activin type IA and IB receptors during follicular development in broiler breeder hens

J. B. Hoffman, M.E. Freeman, A.P. Benson, and A.J. Davis

2007 Internatinoal Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta, GA.


Gonadotropin and steroid hormone regulation of Zona pellucida proteins C and D messenger RNA in Avian granulosa cells

A. Benson, M. E. Freeman, J.B. Hoffman and A. J. Davis

2007 Poultry Science Association Conference at the University of Alberta


Expression of the mRNA for zona pellucida proteins D and B2 in two genetic lines of turkey hens that differ in fertility

A. Benson, A. Davis, M. Compton, B. Fairchild, and V. Christensen

2005 Poultry Science Association Conference at Auburn University


Follicular Development and Expression of the mRNA for the Inhibin/Activin Subunits in two Genetic Lines of Turkey Hens that Differ in Total Egg Production.

J.B. Hoffman, A.P. Benson, A.J. Davis, B.D. Fairchild, and V.J. Christensen

2004 Joint Poultry Science & Animal Science Associations Conference in St. Louis, MO


Expression of the mRNA for zona pellucida proteins 1 and 3 in two genetic lines of turkey hens that differ in fertility

A. Benson, A. Davis, B. Fairchild, and V. Christensen

2004 Joint Poultry Science & Animal Science Associations Conference 2004 in St. Louis, MO

Courses Taught

Assistant Professor - Human Reproduction (BIOL 1101) Georgia Gwinnett College, Fall 2009

Assistant Professor - Biological Sciences I (BIOL 1101) Georgia Gwinnett College, Fall 2008, Spring 2009

Assistant Professor - Biological Sciences II (BIOL 1102) Georgia Gwinnett College, Spring 2009

Assistant Professor - Human Reproduction (BIOL 1101) Georgia Gwinnett College, Fall 2009

Assistant Professor - Principles of Biology II (BIOL 1108) Georgia Gwinnett College, Summer 2009

Assistant Professor - Principles of Biology I (BIOL 1107) Georgia Gwinnett College,Fall 2008, 2009


Adjucnt Professor – Foundations of Modern Biology II (BIO 142L) Emory University, Spring 2008

Adjunct Professor – Anatomy and Physiology II (Biology 1612) Georgia Perimeter College, Spring 2006 and Fall 2007

Teaching Associate – Avian Reproduction (Poultry Science 4060/6060) The University of Georgia, Spring 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Teaching Associate – Birds of our Lives (Poultry Science 1010) The University of Georgia, Fall 2004, 2005

Teaching Associate – Introduction to Poultry Science (Poultry Science 2020) The University of Georgia, Fall 2001, 2002, 2003

Teaching Assistant – Laboratory Exercises in Biomedical Sciences (Poultry Science 3000) The University of Georgia, Spring 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Teaching Assistant – Avian Anatomy and Physiology (Poultry Science 3800) The University of Georgia, Fall 2005

Professional Societies

Poultry Science Association (2002 – Present)

Worlds Poultry Science Association (2002 – Present)

Society for the Study of Reproduction (2005 – Present)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (2006 – Present)

National Postdoctoral Association (2006 – Present)

National Science Teachers Association (2006 – Present)

National Association of Biology Teachers (2006 – Present)

International Embryo Transfer Society (2007-Present)

Interest

Outside of the classroom and lab, you will find me either fishing or watching, listening or reading something regarding college football....and for 6 glorious Saturdays a year you will find within the hallowed walls of Sanford stadium.

Contact Information

Email: abenson@ggc.edu

Office Phone: (678) 407-5665

Cell Phone: (404) 734-1360

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