Emre U Seli MD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Egg Donation and Gestational Surrogacy Program

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Pituitary Program

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss ProgramYale Fertility Center | In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Program | Perimenopausal & Menopausal Therapy Program | Third Party Reproduction Program | Fertility Center - Egg Donation

Research Interests

Translational regulation of gene expression during oocyte end early embryo development; Assessment of embryo viability in assisted reproductive technologies; Pathogenesis of endomentriosis.


  • M.D., University of Istanbul, Turkey, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Seli E, Lalioti MD, Flaherty SM, Sakkas D, Terzi N, Steitz JA. An embryonic poly(A)-binding protein (ePAB) is expressed in mouse oocytes and early preimplantation embryos. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 102:367-72, 2005
  • Vasudevan S, Seli E, Steitz JA. Metazoan oocyte and early embryo development program: a progression through translation regulatory cascades. Genes Dev 20:138-46, 2006.
  • Seli E, Sakkas D, Scott R, Kwok JS, Rosendahl S, Burns DH. Non-Invasive metabolomic profiling of human embryo culture media using Raman and near infrared spectroscopy correlates with reproductive potential of embryos in women undergoing in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril 88:1350-7, 2007.


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