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Jim Swanson

  • Jim Swanson
  • 302j Mills Godwin Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3614
  • jswanson@odu.edu
  • Education

    Old Dominion University, 1985
    Major: Nursing
    Degree: BSN
    Florida State University, 1976
    Major: Physiology/Endocrinology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Florida State University, 1972
    Major: Exercise Physiology
    Degree: M.S.
    Wheaton College, 1967
    Major: Physical Education
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Gamete, Embryo, Fetal Development; Cancer; Physiological Effects of Nanosecond Electric Pulses
  • Licensures and Certifications

    HCLD (High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director)
    Sponsoring Organization: American Board of Bioanalysis Registry
    Date Obtained: 1995-09-01
    RN (Registered Nurse)
    Sponsoring Organization: State of Virginia Registry
    Date Obtained: 1985-08-01
  • Expertise

    Biology
    Reproduction/ Reproductive Endocrinology/ Sperm-Egg Interaction/ Embryo development/ Teratology/ Human anatomy/ Animal experience (mouse, rat, hamster, rabbit, zebrafish, human)
  • 2010: University Professor, ODU
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Mitochondrial Involvement in Mouse Oocyte Aging
    Sponsoring Organization: The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine Foundation
    Date: September, 2007 - October, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Jones, H.; Castora, F.
    Quantifying cancer-causing human papilloma virus strains in Hampton Roads women
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU, Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program
    Date: 2009 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Horth, L.
    A comprehensive study of neuromuscular effects of nanosecond electrical pulses
    Sponsoring Organization: Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD)
    Date: March 1, 2007 - December 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Schoenbach, K. H.; Pakhomov, A. G.; Beebe,; Kolb,; Xiao,; Zheng,
    JNLWD Neuromuscular Effect
    Sponsoring Organization: Marine Corps Systems Command
    Date: January 22, 2009 - December 3, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Pakhomov, A.; Beebe, S. J.; Swanson, R. J.; Xiao, S.
    Inherent safety of dermal testing in naked mice using a cold plasma micro-jet device
    Sponsoring Organization: Frank Reidy Center for Bioelectrics
    Date: February, 2006 - June, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Schoenbach, K. H.; Kolb,; Price, R.
    Teratogenic responses to nanoparticles in mouse embryos
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU, Summer Experience Enhancing Collaborative Research (SEECR) Program Performance
    Date: 2006 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Jeng, F. A.
    Mitochondrial Involvement in Mouse Oocyte Aging
    Sponsoring Organization: The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine Foundation
    Date: March, 2000 - September, 2000
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Dong, K.; Castora, F.
    The role of hypoxia & anoxia on human sperm parameters of function & enzymatic action
    Sponsoring Organization: Labortorio De Anatomia Patologica
    Date: September, 1999 - June, 2000
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.
    Marine reserves and spiny lobster: effects on male size and reproductive success
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation: Biological Oceanography
    Date: March, 1998 - September, 1999
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Butler, M. J.; MacDiarmid, A.
    Use of blastema nuclei to clone mammals
    Sponsoring Organization: Research Office Benchmark Grant
    Date: 1992 - 1992
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Daniel, Jr., J. C.
    Flow cytometric analysis of sperm in fertile and infertile men
    Sponsoring Organization: Eastern Virginia Medical School Research Grant
    Date: 1987 - 1987
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Acosta, A. A.; Wright, G.
    In vitro fertilization and ovum penetration animal models to evaluate parameters of human in vitro fertilization
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School Research Grant
    Date: 1983 - 1984
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Ackerman, S. B.; Mayer, J. F.
    Human sperm penetration assay
    Sponsoring Organization: Research Foundation Summer Grants
    Date: 1982 - 1982
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.
    In vitro and in vivo fertilization in the mouse
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School Research Grant
    Date: 1981 - 1982
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Wortham Jr., J. E.; Ackerman, S. B.
    Program in Human Biology
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation (SMI/PCTD)
    Date: 1980 - 1981
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Wortham Jr., J. E.
    Levels of inhibin and MIF in human follicular fluid through the menstrual cycle
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School Research Grant
    Date: 1979 - 1980
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Acosta, A. A.; Wortham, Jr., J. E.
    Development of a "Level-of-Competency" examination for Biology 302 and Biology 390 and Select Audiovisuals
    Sponsoring Organization: Cause Project
    Date: 1979 - 1979
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Ackerman, S. B.
    Isolation and determination of inhibin activity from bovine testes
    Sponsoring Organization: Research Foundation Summer Grants
    Date: 1979 - 1979
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Wortham Jr., J. E.
    Program in Human Biology
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation (SMI/PCTD)
    Date: 1978 - 1978
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Swanson, R. J.; Wortham Jr., J. E.