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Peer reviewed articles (Please search: Place NJ for links to the most recent publications)


Schweitzer C, Goldstein MH, Place NJ, and Adkins-Regan E. (2013). Long-lasting and sex-specific consequences of elevated yolk testosterone for social behavior in Japanese quail. Horm Behav 63:80-87.

Cudney SE and Place NJ. (2012). Effects of sex and scotorefractory state on obesity induced by photostimulation and serum leptin in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Gen Comp Endocrinol 179:428-435.

Zysling DA, Park S-U, McMillan EL, and Place NJ. (2012). Photoperiod-gonadotropin mismatches induced by treatment with acyline or FSH in Siberian hamsters: impacts on ovarian structure and function. Reproduction 144:603-616.

Hammond GL, Miguel-Queralt S, Yalcinkaya TM, Underhill C, Place NJ, Glickman SE, Drea CM, Wagner AP and Siiteri PK. (2012). Phylogenetic comparisons implicate sex hormone-binding globulin in the “masculinization” of the female spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) Endocrinology 153:1435-1443.

Rutkowska J, Place NJ, Vincent SE and Adkins-Regan E. (2011). Adrenocortical response to mating, social interaction and restraint in the Japanese quail. Physiol Behav 104:1037-1040.

Almeida J, Ball BA, Conley AJ, Place NJ, Liu IKM, Scholtz EL, Mathewson L, Stanley SD, and Moeller BC. (2011). Biological and clinical significance of anti-Müllerian hormone determination in blood serum of the mare. Theriogenology 76:1393-1403.

Schwacke LH, Zolman ES, Balmer BC, DeGuise S, George RC, Hoguet J, Hohn AA, Kucklick JR, Lamb S, Levin M, Litz JA, McFee WE, Place NJ, Townsend FI, Welss RS, and Rowles TK. (2011). Anemia, hypothyroidism, and immune suppression associated with polychlorinated biphenyl exposure in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) Proc Roy Soc B (in press).

Place NJ, Hansen BS, Cheraskin J-L, Cudney SE, Flanders JA, Newmark AD, Barry B, and Scarlett JM. (2011). Measurement of serum anti-Müllerian hormone concentrations in female dogs and cats before and after ovarihysterectomy. J Vet Diag Invest 23:524-527.

Place NJ, Coscia EM, Dahl NJ, Drea CM, Holekamp KE, Roser JF Sisk CL, Weldele ML, and Glickman SE. (2011) The anti-androgen combination, flutamide plus finasteride paradoxically suppressed LH and androgen concentrations in pregnant spotted hyenas, but not in males. Gen Comp Endocrinol 170:455-459.

Piekarski DJ, Place NJ, and Zucker I. (2010). Facilitation of male sexual behavior in Syrian hamsters by the combined action of dihydrotestosterone and testosterone. PLoS ONE. 5(9):e12749.

Yang JH, Menshenina J, Cunha GR, and Place N, Baskin LS. (2010). Morphology of mouse external genitalia: implications for a role of estrogen in sexual dimorphism of the mouse genital tubercle. J Urol. 184:1604-1609.

Place NJ, McGowan CM, Lamb SV, Schanbacher BJ, McGowan TW, and Walsh DM. (2010). Seasonal variation in serum concentrations of selected metabolic hormones in horses. J Vet Intern Med. 24:650-654.

Place NJ and Cruickshank J. (2010). Short photoperiod initiated during adulthood sustains reproductive function in older female Siberian hamsters more effectively than does short photoperiod before puberty. Biol Reprod. 82:778-782.

Phalen AN*, Wexler R*, Park S-U, Cruickshank J, and Place NJ. (2010). Photoperiod-induced differences in uterine growth in Phodopus sungorus are evident at an early age when serum estradiol and uterine estrogen receptor levels are not different. Comp Biochem Physiol A. 155:115-121. (* contributed equally to this publication)

Place NJ and Cruickshank J. (2009). Graded response to short photoperiod during development and early adulthood in Siberian hamsters and the effects on reproduction as females age. Horm Behav. 55:390-397. (Featured on the cover)

Walsh DM, McGowan CM, McGowan TW, Lamb SV, Schanbacher BJ, and Place NJ. (2009). Correlation of plasma insulin concentration and laminitis score in a field study of equine Cushing’s disease and equine metabolic syndrome. J Equine Vet Sci. 29:87-94.

Kabithe EW and Place NJ. (2008). Photoperiod-dependent modulation of anti-Müllerian hormone in female Siberian hamsters, Phodopus sungorus. Reproduction 135:335-342.

Wahaj SA, Place NJ, Weldele ML, Glickman SE, and Holekamp KE. (2007). Siblicide in the spotted hyena: analysis with ultrasonic examination of wild and captive individuals. Behav Ecol 18:974-984.

Gold JR, Divers TJ, Barton MH, Lamb SV, Place NJ, Mohammed HO, and Bain FT. (2007). Plasma ACTH, cortisol, ACTH/cortisol ratios are elevated in septic term foals compared to normal term foals. J Vet Intern Med 21:791-796.

Scotti ML, Place NJ, Demas GE. (2007). Short day increases in aggression are independent of circulating gonadal steroid levels in female Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Horm Behav 52:183-190.

Conley AJ, Corbin CJ, Browne P, Mapes SM, Place NJ, Hughes AL, and Glickman SE. (2007). Placental expression and molecular characterization of aromatase cytochrome P450 in the hyena (Crocuta crocuta). Placenta 28:668-675.

Glickman SE, Cunha GR, Drea CM, Conley AJ and Place NJ. (2006). Mammalian sexual differentiation: lessons from the spotted hyena. Trends Endocrinol Metab 17:349-356. (Featured on the cover)

Timonin ME, Place NJ, Wanderi EW, and Wynne-Edwards KE. (2006). Phodopus campbelli detect reduced photoperiod during development but, unlike P. sungorus, retain functional reproductive physiology. Reproduction 132:661-670.

Browne P, Place NJ, Vidal JD, Moore I, Cunha GR, Glickman SE, and Conley AJ. (2006). Endocrine differentiation of fetal ovaries and testes of the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta): timing of androgen-independent versus androgen-driven genital development. Reproduction 132:649-659.

Rosen GJ, De Vries GJ, Villalba C, Weldele ML, Place NJ, Coscia EM, Glickman SE, and Forger NG. (2006). The distribution of vasopressin in the forebrain of spotted hyenas. J Comp Neurol 498:80-92.

Paul MJ, Park JH, Horton TH, Alvarez MI, Burke MK, Place NJ, and Zucker I. (2006). Photoperiodic regulation of compensatory testicular hypertrophy in hamsters. Biol Reprod 75:261-269.

McFadden D, Pasanen EG, Weldele ML, Glickman SE, and Place NJ. (2006). Masculinized otoacoustic emissions in female spotted hyenas. Horm Behav 50:285-292.

Baskin LS, Yucel S, Cunha GR, Glickman SE, and Place NJ. (2006). A neuroanatomical comparison of humans and spotted hyena, a natural animal model for common urogenital sinus: clinical reflections on feminizing genitoplasty. J Urol 175:276-283.

Cunha GR, Place NJ, Baskin LS, Conley AJ, Weldele ML. Cunha TJ, Wang YZ, Cao M, and Glickman SE. (2005). The ontogeny of the urogenital system of the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta Erxleben). Biol Reprod 73:554-564.

Place NJ, Tuthill CR, Schoomer EE, Tramontin AD, and Zucker I. (2004). Short day lengths delay reproductive aging. Biol Reprod 71:987-992.

Dloniak SM, French JA, Place NJ, Weldele ML, and Holekamp KE. (2004). Non-invasive monitoring of fecal androgens in spotted hyenas ( Crocuta crocuta ). Gen Comp Endocrinol 135:51-61.

Rubenstein N, Cunha G, Wang YZ, Campbell K, Conley AJ, Catania KC, Glickman SE, and Place NJ . (2003). Variation in ovarian morphology in four species of New World moles with a peniform clitoris. Reproduction 126:713-719.

Park JH, Spencer EM, Place NJ, Jordan CL, and Zucker I. (2003). Seasonal control of penile development of Siberian hamsters by day length and testicular hormones. Reproduction 125:397-407.

Cunha GR, Wang YZ Place NJ, Liu W, Baskin L, and Glickman SE. (2003). The urogenital system of the female spotted hyena ( Crocuta crocuta ): a functional histological study. J Morph 256:205-218.

Veloso C, Place NJ, and Kenagy GJ. (2003). Milk composition in free-living yellow-pine chipmunks ( Tamias amoenus ): temporal variation during lactation. Comp Biochem Physiol A 134:387-392.

Place NJ, Holekamp KE, Sisk CL, Weldele ML, Coscia EM, Drea CM, and Glickman SE. (2002). Effects of prenatal treatment with antiandrogens on luteinizing hormone secretion and sex steroid concentrations in adult spotted hyenas, Crocuta crocuta . Biol Reprod 67:1405-1413.

Drea CM, Place NJ, Weldele ML, Coscia EM, Licht P and Glickman SE. (2002). Exposure to naturally circulating androgens in foetal life incurs direct reproductive costs in female spotted hyaenas, but is prerequisite for male mating. Proc R Soc Lond B 269:1981-1987.

Place NJ, Weldele ML, and Wahaj SA. (2002). Ultrasonic measurements of second and third trimester fetuses to predict gestational age and date of parturition in captive and wild spotted hyenas ( Crocuta crocuta ). Theriogenology 55:1047-1055.

Place NJ, Veloso C, Visser GH, and Kenagy GJ. (2002). Energy expenditure and testosterone in free-living male yellow-pine chipmunks. J Exp Zool 292:460-467.

Place NJ. (2000). Effects of experimentally elevated testosterone on plasma glucocorticoids, body mass, and recapture rates in yellow-pine chipmunks, Tamias amoenus . J Exp Zool 287:378-383.

Place NJ and Kenagy GJ. (2000). Seasonal changes in plasma testosterone and glucocorticosteroids in free-living male yellow-pine chipmunks and the response to capture and handling. J Comp Physiol B 170:245-251.

Kenagy GJ, Place NJ, and Veloso C. (1999). Relation of glucocorticosteroids and testosterone to the annual cycle of free-living degus in semiarid central Chile . Gen Comp Endocrinol 115:236-243.

Kenagy GJ and Place NJ. (2000). Seasonal changes in plasma glucocorticosteroids of free-living female yellow-pine chipmunks: Effects of reproduction and capture and handling. Gen Comp Endocrinol 117:189-199.

Place N, Fien K, Mahoney ME, Wulff DL, Ho YS, Debouck C, Rosenberg M, Shih MC, and Gussin GN. (1984). Mutations that alter the DNA binding site for the bacteriophage lambda cII protein and affect translation efficiency of the cII gene. J Mol Biol 180:865-880.


Non-refereed articles

Walsh DM, McGowan CM, McGowan TW, Lamb SV, Schanbacher BJ, and Place NJ (2008). Equine Cushing’s disease / equine metabolic syndrome: a practitioner field study. Proc 4th Intl Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot.

Place NJ and Glickman SE. (2004). Masculinization of female mammals: lessons from nature. Adv Exp Med Biol 545:243-253.

Place NJ . (2001). Low testosterone in new fathers - comment. Trends Ecol Evol 16:75-76.


Book chapter

Wasser SK and Place NJ . (2001). Reproductive filtering and the social environment. In: PT Ellison (ed.), Reproductive ecology and human evolution. Aldine de Guyter , New York , pp. 137-157.