Clare Chatot, Ph.D.

Department of Biology
Ball State University

Pre-Health Professional Advisor



Educational Background

B.S., Villanova University
M.S., Villanova University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Ph.D., 1982

Professional Background

Research Fellow, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982-1986
Senior Research Fellow, Cell Biology Group, The Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, 1987-1990
Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Transgenic Expression Unit Genzyme Corp., Framingham, MA, 1990-1991
Ball State University, 1991 to present.

General Research Interest Areas

Courses Currently Teaching

Principles of Biology I (BIO 111)
Developmental Biology (BIO 470/570)
Structure and Development of Vertebrates (ZOOL 330)


Burket, C., C. Vann, R. Pinger, C. Chatot, F. Steiner. 1998.  Minimal Infection Rate of Amblyoma americanum by Ehrlichia chaffeensis in Southern Indiana. J. Med. Entomol

Chatot, C.L., J.R. Lawry, B. Germain, C.A. Ziomek.  1997. Analysis of Glutaminase activity and RNA expression in preimplantation mouse embryos. Molec. Reprod. Dev. 47:248-254

Chatot, C.L., J.L. Lewis-Williams, I. Torres and C.A. Ziomek. 1994. One-minute exposure of 4-cell Mouse Embryos to Glucose Overcomes Morula Block in CZB Medium. Molec. Reprod. Devel. 37:407-412.

Theodousiou, N.G., C.L. Chatot, and C.A. Ziomek. 1992. Chemiluminescent application to alkaline phosphatase measurement in Phast gels of preimplantation mouse embryos. Biotechniques 13:898-901.

Chatot, C.L., J.L. Lewis, I. Torres, and C.A. Ziomek. 1990. Development of 1-cell embryos from different strains of mice in CZB medium. Biol. Reprod. 42:432-440.

Chatot, C.L., R.J. Tasca, and C.A. Ziomek. 1990. Glutamine uptake and utilization by preimplantation mouse embryos in CZB medium. J. Reprod. Fert. 89:335-346.

Ziomek, C.A., C.L. Chatot, and C. Manes. 1990. Polarization of blastomeres in the cleaving rabbit embryo. J. Expt. Zool., 256:84-91.

Chatot, C.L., C.A. Ziomek, B.D. Bavister, J.L. Lewis and I. Torres. 1989. An improved culture medium supports development of random-bred 1-cell mouse embryos in vitro. J. Reprod. Fert. 86:679-688.


Gobbett, T.A., R.L. Tritt and C.L. Chatot  (1995). Expression of Metabolic Regulating Enzymes in Preimplantation Mouse Embryos. Mol. Biol. Cell 6:321a (Suppl.). American Society for Cell Biology Meeting, December, 1995.

Lawry, J.R. and C.L. Chatot  (1994). Expression of Glutamine Cycling Enzymes in Preimplantation Mouse Embryos. Developmental Biology 163:542. Symposium on Developmental Biology, June 1994.

Chatot, C.L. and W. Kamper  (1992). Analysis of Glutaminase and Glutamate Dehydrogenase mRNA Expression in Preimplantation Mouse Embryos by RT-PCR. Mol. Biol. Cell 3:104a (Suppl.). American Society for Cell Biology Meetings, December, 1992.

Chatot, C.L., B. Germain and C.A. Ziomek  (1990). Expression of glutaminase in preimplantation mouse embryos. J. Cell Biol., 111:359a. American Society for Cell Biology meetings, 1990.

Chatot, C.L. and C.A. Ziomek  (1989). An improved culture medium promotes development of 1-cell mouse embryos in vitro. J. Cell. Biochem., Suppl. 13B:195. UCLA Symposium on preimplantation embryo development, 1989.

Professional Memberships

Society for Developmental Biology
Teratology Society
American Society for Cell Biology
Indiana Academy of Science
Midwest Teratology Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, BSU Chapter
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Villanova Chapter