Collaborative research within the area of Animal Physiology fosters scientific discoveries and advance animal agriculture systems.
Faculty and Staff
Professor – Reproductive Physiology
Associate Professor – Lactation Biology
Sebastian Arriola Apelo
Assistant Professor – Metabolism
Professor – Reproductive Physiology
Professor – Reproductive Physiology
Assistant Professor – Physiology, Immunology & Nutrition
Assistant Professor – Mammary Physiology
Professor – Genetics
Jennifer Van Os
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – Animal Welfare
Professor – Animal Nutrition
Associate Professor – Nutritional Physiology
Professor – Livestock Production and Nutritional Physiology
Professor – Dairy Systems Management
Professor – Meat Science and Muscle Biology
Assistant Professor – Animal Biologics and Metabolism
Professor – Genetics and Beef Cattle Production
Selected Peer-Reviewed Articles
Ricci, A., M. Li, P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Short Communication: Economic impact among 7 reproductive programs for lactating dairy cows including a sensitivity analysis of the cost of hormonal treatments. J. Dairy Sci. 103:5654-5661.
McFadden, J.W., C.L. Girard, S. Tao, Z. Zheng, J.K. Bernard, M. Duplessis, and H.M. White. 2020. Symposium review: one-carbon metabolism and methyl donor nutrition in the dairy cow. J. Dairy Sci. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2019-17319.
H.M. White. 2020. Invited review: Foundation Scholar Review: Influencing hepatic metabolism. J. Dairy Sci. Accepted.
Pralle, R.S. and H.M. White. 2020. Symposium review: big data, big predictions: utilizing milk Fourier-transform infrared and genomics to improve hyperketonemia management. J. Dairy Sci. 103(4):3867-3873. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2019-17379.
Pszczolkowski, V.L., Halderson, S.J., Meyer, M.J., Lin, A., Arriola Apelo, S.I. Pharmacologic inhibition of mTORC1 mimics dietary protein restriction in a mouse model of lactation. J Anim. Sci. Biotechno. 2020 doi: 10.1186/s40104-020-00470-1.
Munsterman AS, Arriola Apelo SI, Nelson KM. Transposition of the common carotid artery in standing cattle. Vet Surg. 2020 May;49(4):668-675. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13378.
Amundson, L. A, and T. D. Crenshaw. 2020. Lessons learned from the hypovitaminosis D kyphotic pig model. J Anim Sci. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa146
Grez Capdeville, M. and T. D. Crenshaw. 2020. Peripartum Ca and P homeostasis in multiparous sows fed adequate or excess dietary Ca. Animal 1-8 https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731120000555
Field SL, Marrero MG, Dado-Senn B, Skibiel AL, Ramos PM, Scheffler TL, Laporta J (2020) Peripheral serotonin regulates glucose and insulin metabolism in Holstein dairy calves. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. In-press
Fabris TF, Laporta J Skibiel AL, Dado-Senn B, Wohlgemuth S, Dahl GE (2020) Effect of heat stress during the early and late dry period on mammary gland development of Holstein dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. In-press
Dado-Senn B, Ouellet V, Dahl GE, Laporta J (2020) Methods for assessing heat stress in pre-weaned dairy calves exposed to chronic heat stress or continuous cooling. Journal of Dairy Science. In-press
Laporta J, Ferreira FC, Ouellet V, Dado-Senn B, Almeida AK, DeVries A, Dahl GE (2020). Late-gestation heat stress impairs daughters and granddaughters’ lifetime performance. Journal of Dairy Science. In-press
Marrero MG, Field SL, Skibiel AL, Dado-Senn B, Driver JP, Laporta J (2020) Increasing serotonin bioavailability alters gene expression in peripheral leukocytes and lymphoid tissues of dairy calves. Scientific Reports 10(1):9712
Dado-Senn B., Laporta J, Dahl GE (2020) Carry over effects of late-gestational heat stress on dairy cattle progeny. Theriogenology 154:17-23
Ouellet V, Laporta J, Dahl GE (2020) Late gestation heat stress in dairy cows: effects on dam and daughter. Theriogenology. 150:471-479
Dahl GE, Tao S, Laporta J (2020) Heat stress impacts immune status in cows across the life cycle. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 7:116
Dado-Senn B, Vega-Acosta L, Torres Rivera M, Field SL, Marrero MG, Davidson B, Tao S, Fabris TF, Ortiz-Colón G, Dahl GE, Laporta J (2020) Pre- and postnatal heat stress abatement impacts dairy calf thermoregulation and performance. Journal of Dairy Science 103(5):4822-4837
Gomez-Leon, VE, OJ Ginther, RR Domingues, JD Guimaraes, and MC Wiltbank, 2020. Necessity for LH in selection and continued growth of the bovine dominant follicle. Reproduction 159 559-569.
Gomez-Leon, VE, OJ Ginther, JD Guimaraes, and MC Wiltbank, 2020. Hormonal mechanisms regulating follicular wave dynamics II: Progesterone decreases diameter at follicle selection regardless of whether circulating FSH or LH are decreased or elevated. Theriogenology 143 148-156.
Domingues, RR, OJ Ginther, VE Gomez-Leon, and MC Wiltbank, 2020. Up-regulation of endometrial oxytocin receptor is associated with the timing of luteolysis in heifers with two and three follicular waves. Biology of Reproduction 102 316-326.
Prata, AB, G Madureira, AJ Robl, HS Ribeiro, M Sagae, MCV Elias, C Pimenta, J Barrios, D Hartmman, AA Schneider, GAF Sandoval, MC Wiltbank, and R Sartori 2020 Progesterone-based timed AI protocols for Bos indicus cattle III: Comparison of protocol lengths. Theriogenology 152 29-35.
Andrade JPN, VE Gomez-León, FS Andrade, BP Carvalho, KL Lacouth, FZ Garcia, JCF Jacob, JNS Sales, MC Wiltbank, and MRB Mello, 2020. Development of a novel 21-day reinsemination program, ReBreed21, in Bos indicus heifers, Theriogenology doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2020.04.021
Uddin, U. Md., O. Santana, K. Weigel, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2020. Enteric methane, lactation performances, digestibility, and metabolism of nitrogen and energy of Holsteins and Jerseys fed 2 levels of forage fiber from alfalfa silage or corn silage. J. Dairy Sci. 103:6087-6099.
Danes, M. A. C., M. D. Hanigan, S. I. Arriola Apelo, J. D. L. Dias, M. A. Wattiaux, and G. A. Broderick. 2020. Postabsorptive glucose and casein, but not acetate, stimulate milk protein synthesis in dairy cows through differential effects on mammary metabolism. J. Dairy Sci. 103:6218-6232.
Carvalho, P. D., V. G. Santos, H. P. Fricke, L. L. Hernandez, and P. M. Fricke. 2019. Effect of manipulating progesterone before timed artificial insemination on reproductive and endocrine outcomes in high-producing multiparous Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 102:7509-7521.
Niles, A. M., H. P. Fricke, P. D. Carvalho, M. C. Wiltbank, L. L. Hernandez, and P. M. Fricke. 2019. Effect of treatment with human chorionic gonadotropin 7 days after artificial insemination or at the time of embryo transfer on reproductive outcomes in nulliparous Holstein heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 102:2593-2606.
Schreiber KH, Arriola Apelo SI, Yu D, Brinkman JA, Velarde MC, Syed FA, Liao CY, Baar EL, Carbajal KA, Sherman DS, Ortiz D, Brunauer R, Yang SE, Tzannis ST, Kennedy BK, Lamming DW. A novel rapamycin analog is highly selective for mTORC1 in vivo. Nat Commun. 2019 Jul 19;10(1):3194. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11174-0.
Kuehnl JM, Connelly MK, Dzidic A, Lauber M, Fricke HP, Klister M, Olstad E, Balbach M, Timiln E, Pszczolkowski V, Crump PM, Reinemann DJ, Hernandez LL∫. 2019. The effects of incomplete milking and increased milking frequency on milk production rate and milk composition. J. Anim. Sci. 97(6):2424-2432. PMID:30982896. PMCID:PMC6541812.
Kessler EC, Wall SK, Hernandez LL, Gross JJ, Bruckmaier RM. 2019. Short Communication: Mammary gland tight junction permeability after parturition is greater in dairy cows with elevated circulating serotonin concentrations. J. Dairy Sci. 102(2):1768-1774. PMID:30580948.
Qiurong Wang, Chaoqun Zhu., Mingming Sun., Rexiati Maimaiti., Stephen P. Ford, Peter W. Nathanielsz, Jun Ren and Wei Guo. Maternal obesity impairs fetal cardiomyocytes contractile function in sheep. FASEB J. 2019; 33(2): 2587-2598. PMID: 30289749.
Mingming Sun, Ying Tan, Maimaiti Rexiati, Maolong Dong, and Wei Guo. Obesity is as a Common Soil for Premature Cardiac Aging and Heart Diseases – Role of Autophagy. Biochimica et biophysica acta Mol Basis Dis. 2019, 1865(7): 1898-1904. PMID: 31109454.
Rempel LA, Krautkramer MM, Parrish JJ, Miles JR. 2019. Impact of seasonality, storage of semen, and sperm head‐shape on whole tissue methylation and expression of methylation responsive candidate genes in swine placenta and fetal livers from summer and winter breedings. Molecular reproduction and development 86:465-475.
Feugang JM, Rhoads CE, Mustapha PO, Tardif S, Parrish JJ, Willard ST, Ryan PL. 2019. Treatment of boar sperm with nanoparticles for improved fertility. Theriogenology 137:75-81.
Dado-Senn B, Skibiel AL, Fabris TF, Dahl GE, Laporta J (2019) Dry period heat stress induces microstructural changes in the lactating mammary gland. PLoS One 14(9):e0222120
Marrero MG, Dado-Senn B, Field Sena L, da Silva DR, Skibiel AL and Laporta J (2019) Increasing serotonin bioavailability in pre-weaned dairy calves impacts hematology, growth and behavior. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 69:42-50
Dahl GE, Skibiel AL, Laporta J (2019). In utero heat stress programs reduced performance and health in calves. Veterinary Clinics of North America. 35(2): 343-353
Kurz, J.P, Richards, M.P, Garcia, M.M., and Wang Z. (2019). Exogenous phospholipase A2 affects inflammatory gene expression in primary bovine mammary epithelial cells. J. Dairy Res. 86, 177-180. doi: 10.1017/S0022029919000232.
Mezera, MA, CS Hamm, CA Gamarra, RS Gennari, AB Prata, R Sartori, and MC Wiltbank, 2019. Profiles of prostaglandin F2alpha metabolite in dairy cattle during luteal regression and pregnancy: implications for corpus luteum maintenance. Biology of Reproduction 101 76-90.
Velarde-Guillén, D. Pellerin, C. Benchaar, M. A. Wattiaux, and E. Charbonneau. 2019. Development of an equation to estimate the enteric emissions from Holstein dairy cows in Canada. Canadian Journal of Animal Science (https://doi.org/10.1139/CJAS-2018-0241 )
(Dataset) Barford, Carol; Sun, Fei, Aguerre, Matias, J. Wattiaux, Michel A. 2019. Data from: Starch and dextrose at 2 levels of rumen-degradable protein in iso-nitrogenous diets: Effects on lactation performance, ruminal measurements, methane emission, digestibility, and nitrogen balance of dairy cows. USDA National Agricultural Library: Ag Data Commons. (http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1503442).
Sun, F., M. J., and M. A. Wattiaux. 2019. Starch and dextrose at 2 levels of rumen degradable protein in iso-nitrogenous diets: Effects on lactation performance, ruminal parameters, methane emission, digestibility, and N balance of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 102:1281-1293 (http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15041).
Borchardt, S., A. Pohl, P. D. Carvalho, P. M. Fricke, and W. Heuwieser. 2018. Short communication: Effect of adding a second prostaglandin F2α injection during the Ovsynch protocol on luteal regression and fertility in lactating dairy cows: A meta-analysis. J. Dairy Sci. 101:8566-8571.
Mur-Novales, R., F. Lopez-Gatius, P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2018. An economic evaluation of management strategies to mitigate the negative impact of twinning in dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 101:8335-8349.
Carvalho, P. D., V. G. Santos, J. O. Giordano, M. C. Wiltbank, and P. M. Fricke. 2018. Development of fertility programs to achieve high 21-day pregnancy rates in high-producing dairy cows. Theriogenology 114:165-172.
Barletta, R. V., P. D. Carvalho, V. G. Santos, L. F. Mello, C. E. Consentini, A. S. Netto, and P. M. Fricke. 2018. Effect of dose and timing of prostaglandin F2α treatments during a Resynch protocol on luteal regression and fertility in lactating Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 101:1730-1736.
Pralle, R. S., K. W. Weigel, and M. White. 2018. Predicting blood β-hydroxybutyrate using milk Fourier transform infrared spectrum, milk composition, and producer-reported variables with multiple linear regression, partial least squares regression, and artificial neural network. J. Dairy Sci. 101:4378-4387. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13209.
Oliveira, R. C., Pralle, R. S., L. C. de Resende, C. H. P. C. Nova, V. Caprarulo, J. A. Jendza, A. Troescher, and M. White. 2018. Prepartum supplementation of conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) increased milk energy output and decreased serum fatty acids and β-hydroxybutyrate in early lactation dairy cows. PLoS ONE. 13:e0197733. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0197733.
Chandler, T. L., R. S. Pralle, J. R. R. Dorea, S. E. Poock, G. R. Oetzel, R. H. Fourdraine, H. M. White. 2018. Predicting hyperketonemia by logistic and linear regression using test-day milk and performance variables in early lactation Holstein and Jersey cows. J. Dairy Sci. 101:2476-2491. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14076.
Sailer, K. J., R. S. Pralle, R. C. Oliveira, S. J. Erb, G. R. Oetzel, and H. M. White. 2018. Technical note: Validation of the BHBCheck blood β-hydroxybutyrate meter as a diagnostic tool for hyperketonemia in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 101:1524-1529. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13583.
Metzger SA, Hernandez LL, Skarlupka JH, Walker TM, Suen G, Ruegg PL. 2018. A cohort study of the milk microbiota and inflamed bovine mammary glands from dryoff through 150 days in milk. Front. Vet Sci. Oct 9;5:247. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30356776.
Slater CJ, EL Endres, SR Weaver, AA Cheng, MR Lauber, SF Endres, E Olstad, A DeBruin, PM Crump, E Block, and LL Hernandez. (2018). Interaction of 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan and negative dietary cation-anion difference on calcium homeostasis in multiparous peripartum dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 101(6):5486-5501. PMID:29605319.
Martinez N, RM Rodney, E Block, LL Hernandez, CD Nelson, IJ Lean, and JEP Santos. (2018). Effects of prepartum dietary cation-anion difference and source of vitamin D in dairy cows: Health and reproductive responses. J. Dairy Sci. Mar;101(3):2653-2578. PMID: 29274983.
Rodney RM, N Martinez, E Block, LL Hernandez, P Celi, CD Nelson, JEP Santos, IJ Lean. (2018). Effects of prepartum dietary cation-anion difference and source of vitamin D in dairy cows: Vitamin D, mineral, and bone metabolism. J. Dairy Sci. Mar;101(3):2519-2543. PMID: 29274979.
Halanski, M. A., B. Hildahl, L. A. Amundson, E. Leiferman, A. Gendron-Fitzpatrick, R. Chaudhary, H. M. Hartwig-Stokes, R. McCabe, R. Lenhart, M.Chin, J. Birstler, T.D. Crenshaw. 2018. Maternal diets deficient in vitamin D increase risk of kyphosis in offspring. A novel kyphotic porcine model. J. Bone Joint Surg. 100:406-415. (doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.17.00182.)
Amundson, L. A., L. L. Hernandez, and T. D. Crenshaw. 2018. Gene expression of MMP9, MMP13, VEGF, and FGF23 in femur and vertebra tissues of the hypovitaminosis D kyphotic pig model. Br J Nutr. 120:404-414. doi: 10.1017/S0007114518001605
Kamalludin, Mamat H., Alvaro Garcia-Guerra, Milo C. Wiltbank, and Brian W. Kirkpatrick. 2018. Proteomic analysis of follicular fluid in carriers and non-carriers of the Trio allele for high ovulation rate in cattle. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 30:1643-1650, doi: 10.1071/RD17252.
Kamalludin, M.H., A. Garcia-Guerra, M.C. Wiltbank, and B.W. Kirkpatrick. 2018. Trio, a novel high fecundity allele: I. Transcriptome analysis of granulosa cells from carriers and non-carriers of the Trio allele. Biology of Reproduction. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox133
Garcia-Guerra, A., M.H. Kamalludin, B.W. Kirkpatrick and M.C. Wiltbank. 2018. Trio, a bovine high fecundity allele: II. Hormonal profile and follicular dynamics underlying the high ovulation rate. Biology of Reproduction. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox156
Garcia-Guerra, A.M.O. Canavessi, P.L.J. Monteiro Jr., M.A. Mezera, R. Sartori, B.W. Kirkpatrick and M.C. Wiltbank. 2018. Trio, a novel bovine high fecundity allele: III. Acquisition of dominance and ovulatory capacity at a smaller follicle size. Biology of Reproduction. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox157
Skibiel AL, Dado-Senn B, Fabris TF, Dahl GE, Laporta J (2018) In utero exposure to thermal stress has long-term effects on mammary gland microstructure and function in dairy cattle. PLoSOne. 16;13(10): e0206046
Skibiel AL, Peñagaricano F, Amorín R, Ahmed BM, Dahl GE, Laporta J (2018) In utero heat stress alters the offspring epigenome. Scientific Reports 8(1):14609
Dado-Senn B, Peñagaricano F, Skibiel AL, Fabris TF, Dahl GE, Laporta J (2018) RNA-Seq reveals novel genes and pathways involved in bovine mammary involution during the dry period and under environmental heat stress. Scientific Reports 8(1):11096
Garcia-Guerra, A, MH Kamalludin, BW Kirkpatrick, and MC Wiltbank, 2018. Trio a novel bovine high-fecundity allele: II. Hormonal profile and follicular dynamics underlying the high ovulation rate. Biology of Reproduction 98 335-349.
Garcia-Guerra, A, AMO Canavessi, PLJ Monteiro, Jr., MA Mezera, R Sartori, BW Kirkpatrick, and MC Wiltbank, 2018. Trio, a novel bovine high fecundity allele: III. Acquisition of dominance and ovulatory capacity at a smaller follicle size. Biology of Reproduction 98 350-365.
Ricci, A., P. D. Carvalho, M. C. Amundson, and P. M. Fricke. 2017. Characterization of luteal dynamics in lactating Holstein cows for 32 days after synchronization of ovulation and timed artificial insemination. J. Dairy Sci. 100:9851-9860.
Barletta, R. V., M. Maturana Filho, P. D. Carvalho, T. A. Del Valle, A. S. Netto, F. P. Rennó, R. D. Mingoti, J. R. Gandra, G. B. Mourão, P. M. Fricke, R. Sartori, E. H. Madureira, and M. C. Wiltbank. 2017. Association of changes among body condition score during the transition period with NEFA and BHBA concentrations, milk production, fertility, and health of Holstein cows. Theriogenology 104:30-36.
Santos, V. G., P. D. Carvalho, C. Maia, B. Carneiro, A. Valenza, and P. M. Fricke. 2017. Fertility of lactating Holstein cows submitted to a Double-Ovsynch protocol and timed artificial insemination versus artificial insemination after synchronization of estrus at a similar day in milk range. J. Dairy Sci. 100:8507-8517.
Carvalho, P. D., C. C. Consentini, S. R. Weaver, R. V. Barletta, L. L. Hernandez, and P. M. Fricke. 2017. Temporarily decreasing progesterone after timed artificial insemination decreased expression of interferon-tau stimulated gene 15 (ISG15) in blood leukocytes, serum PSPB concentrations, and embryo size in lactating Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 100:3233-3242.
Bekiares NA, Chen AS, Shanmuganayagam D, Meyers AD, Crenshaw TD, Krueger CG, Reed JD. Effect of Caloric Restriction on Metabolic Dysfunction of Young Rapacz Familial Hypercholesterolemic Swine (Sus scrofa). Comparative Medicine 2017; 67 (6):1-10. [Link]
Rathbun, F. M., R. S. Pralle, S. J. Bertics, L. E. Armentano, K. Cho, C. Do, K. A. Weigel, and H. M. White. 2017. Relationships between body condition score change, prior mid-lactation phenotypic residual feed intake, and hyperketonemia onset in transition dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 100:3685-3696. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-12085.
Lamming DW, Baar EL, Arriola Apelo SI, Tosti V, Fontana L. Short-term consumption of a plant protein diet does not improve glucose homeostasis of young C57BL/6J mice. Nutr Healthy Aging. 2017 Dec 7;4(3):239-245. doi: 10.3233/NHA-170025.
Weaver, SR, AS Prichard, NL Maerz, AP Prichard, EL Endres, LE Hernandez-Castellano, MS Akins, RM Bruckmaier, and LL Hernandez. (2017). Elevating serotonin pre-partum alters the Holstein dairy cow hepatic adaptation to lactation. PLoS One. 12(9):e0184939. PMID:28922379.
Darriet, C., D. E. Axe, and T. D. Crenshaw. 2017. Acidogenic mineral additions increased Ca mobilization in prepartum sows. J Anim Sci. 95:212-225. DOI 10.2527/jas2016.0859.
Parrish JJ, Willenburg KL, Gibbs KM, Yagoda KB, Krautkarmer MM, Loether TM, Melo FCSA. 2017. Scrotal insulation and sperm production in the boar. Molecular Reproduction and Development 84:969-978.
Baez, GM, E Trevisol, RV Barletta, BO Cardoso, A Ricci, JN Guenther, NE Cummings, and MC Wiltbank 2017 Proposal of a new model for CL regression or maintenance during pregnancy on the basis of timing of regression of contralateral, accessory CL in pregnant cows. Theriogenology 89 214-225
Toledo, MZ, GM Baez, A Garcia-Guerra, NE Lobos, JN Guenther, E Trevisol, D Luchini, RD Shaver, and MC Wiltbank, 2017. Effect of feeding rumen-protected methionine on productive and reproductive performance of dairy cows. PLoS ONE 12 e0189117.
Fricke, P. M., P. D. Carvalho, M. C. Lucy, F. Curran, M. M. Herlihy, S. M. Waters, J. A. Larkin, M. A. Crowe, and S. T. Butler. 2016. Effect of manipulating progesterone before timed artificial insemination on reproductive and endocrine parameters in seasonal-calving pasture-based Holstein-Friesian cows. J. Dairy Sci. 99:6780-6792.
Santos, V. G., P. D. Carvalho, C. Maia, B. Carneiro, A. Valenza, P. M. Crump, and P. M. Fricke. 2016. Adding a second prostaglandin F2α treatment to but not reducing the duration of a PRID-Synch protocol increases fertility after resynchronization of ovulation in lactating Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 99:3869-3879.
Schomberg D, Miranpuri G. Chopra A, Patel K, Meudt JJ, Tellez A, Resnick DK, Shanmuganayagam D. Translational relevance of swine models of spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 2016; 34(3):541-551. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4567. [Link]
Schomberg D, Tellez A, Meudt JJ, Brady D, Dillon KN, Arowolo FK, Wicks J, Rousselle SD, Shanmuganayagam D. Miniature swine for preclinical modeling of complexities of human disease for translational scientific discovery and accelerated development of therapies and medical devices. Toxicologic Pathology 2016; 44(3) 299-314. [Link]
Arriola Apelo SI, Lamming DW. mTORC2 Puts Its Shoulder to Krebs’ Wheel. Mol Cell. 2016 Sep 1;63(5):723-5. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2016.08.016.
Fontana L, Cummings NE, Arriola Apelo SI, Neuman JC, Kasza I, Schmidt BA, Cava E, Spelta F, Tosti V, Syed FA, Baar EL, Veronese N, Cottrell SE, Fenske RJ, Bertozzi B, Brar HK, Pietka T, Bullock AD, Figenshau RS, Andriole GL, Merrins MJ, Alexander CM, Kimple ME, Lamming DW. Decreased Consumption of Branched-Chain Amino Acids Improves Metabolic Health. Cell Rep. 2016 Jul 12;16(2):520-530. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.05.092.
Castro JJ, Arriola Apelo SI, Appuhamy JADRN, Hanigan MD. Development of a model describing regulation of casein synthesis by the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling pathway in response to insulin, amino acids, and acetate. J Dairy Sci. 2016 Aug;99(8):6714-6736. doi: 10.3168/jds.2015-10591.
Arriola Apelo SI, Lamming DW. Rapamycin: An InhibiTOR of Aging Emerges From the Soil of Easter Island. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Jul;71(7):841-9. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glw090.
Arriola Apelo SI, Pumper CP, Baar EL, Cummings NE, Lamming DW. Intermittent Administration of Rapamycin Extends the Life Span of Female C57BL/6J Mice. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Jul;71(7):876-81. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glw064.
Arriola Apelo SI, Neuman JC, Baar EL, Syed FA, Cummings NE, Brar HK, Pumper CP, Kimple ME, Lamming DW. Alternative rapamycin treatment regimens mitigate the impact of rapamycin on glucose homeostasis and the immune system. Aging Cell. 2016 Feb;15(1):28-38. doi: 10.1111/acel.12405.
Weaver SR, Prichard AP, Endres EL, Newhouse SA, Peters TL, Crump PM, Akins MS, Crenshaw TD, Bruckmaier, Hernandez LL. (2016). Elevation of circulating serotonin improves calcium dynamics in the dairy cow transition period. J. Endocrinol. 230(1):105-123. PMID: 27390301.
Bromage, T. G., Y. Idaghdour, R. S. Lacruz, T. D. Crenshaw, O. Ovsiy, B. Rotter, K. Hoffmeier, F. Schrenk. 2016. The Swine Metabolome Chronicles “Many Days” Biological Timing and Functions Linked to Growth. PLOS One. 11:1-19. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145919).
Wiltbank, MC, GM Baez, A Garcia-Guerra, MZ Toledo, PL Monteiro, LF Melo, JC Ochoa, JE Santos, and R Sartori 2016 Pivotal periods for pregnancy loss during the first trimester of gestation in lactating dairy cows. Theriogenology 86 239-253.
Carvalho, P. D., M. C. Wiltbank, and P. M. Fricke. 2015. Manipulation of progesterone to increase ovulatory response to the first GnRH treatment of an Ovsynch protocol in lactating dairy cows receiving first timed artificial insemination. J. Dairy Sci. 98:8800-8813.
Carvalho, P. D., M. J. Fuenzalida, A. Ricci, A. H. Souza, R. V. Barletta, M. C. Wiltbank, and P. M. Fricke. 2015. Modifications to Ovsynch improve fertility during resynchronization: Evaluation of presynchronization with GnRH 6 days before Ovsynch and addition of a second prostaglandin F2α treatment. J. Dairy Sci. 98:8741-8752.
Porras AM, Shanmuganayagam D, Meudt JJ, Krueger CG, Hacker TA, Rahko PS, Reed JD, Masters KS. Development of aortic valve disease in familial hypercholesterolemic swine: Implications for elucidating disease etiology. Journal of the American Heart Association 2015;4(10):e002254. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002254. [Link]
Polewski MA, Burhans MS, Zhao M, Colman RJ, Shanmuganayagam D, Lindstrom MJ, Ntambi JM, Anderson RM. Plasma diacylglycerol composition is a biomarker of metabolic syndrome onset in rhesus monkeys. Journal of Lipid Research 2015; 56(8):1461-70. [Link]
Wentland AL, Wieben O, Shanmuganayagam D, Krueger CG, Meudt JJ, Consigny D, Rivera L, McBride PE, Reed JD, Grist TM. Measurements of wall shear stress and aortic pulse wave velocity in swine with familial hypercholesterolemia. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2015; 41(5):1475-85. [Link]
Parrish JJ, MF Smith, RD Geisert, DL Davis, ME Wilson, WL Flowers. 2015. How to Communicate with Undergraduate Students that lack an Animal Science or Agricultural Background. Animal Frontiers 5:54-59.
Arndt, C., J.M. Powell, M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Performance, digestion, nitrogen balance, manure ammonia, enteric methane and carbon dioxide emissions of lactating cows fed varying dietary ratios of alfalfa silage and corn silage. J. Dairy Sci. 98(1):418-430.
Porras AM, Shanmuganayagam D, Meudt JJ, Krueger C, Reed JD, Masters KS. Gene expression profiling of valvular interstitial cells in Rapacz Familial Hypercholesterolemic swine. Genomic Data 2014; 2:261-263. [Link]
Johnson LL, Tekabe Y, Kollaros M, Eng G, Bhatia K, Li C, Krueger C, Shanmuganayagam D, Schmidt AM. Imaging RAGE expression in atherosclerotic plaques in hyperlipidemic pigs. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (EJNMMI) Research 2014; 4:26. [Link]
Arriola Apelo SI, Knapp JR, Hanigan MD. Invited review: Current representation and future trends of predicting amino acid utilization in the lactating dairy cow. J Dairy Sci. 2014 Jul;97(7):4000-17. doi: 10.3168/jds.2013-7392.
Arriola Apelo SI, Singer LM, Ray WK, Helm RF, Lin XY, McGilliard ML, St-Pierre NR, Hanigan MD. Casein synthesis is independently and additively related to individual essential amino acid supply. J Dairy Sci. 2014 May;97(5):2998-3005. doi: 10.3168/jds.2013-7422.
Arriola Apelo SI, Singer LM, Lin XY, McGilliard ML, St-Pierre NR, Hanigan MD. Isoleucine, leucine, methionine, and threonine effects on mammalian target of rapamycin signaling in mammary tissue. J Dairy Sci. 2014 Feb;97(2):1047-56. doi: 10.3168/jds.2013-7348.
Parrish JJ. 2014. Bovine in vitro fertilization: In vitro oocyte maturation and sperm capacitation with heparin. Theriogenology 81(1):67-73.
Carvalho, PD, AH Souza, MC Amundson, KS Hackbart, MJ Fuenzalida, MM Herlihy, H Ayres, AR Dresch, LM Vieira, JN Guenther, RR Grummer, PM Fricke, RD Shaver, and MC Wiltbank, 2014. Relationships between fertility and postpartum changes in body condition and body weight in lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 97 3666-3683.
Wiltbank, MC, and JR Pursley 2014 The cow as an induced ovulator: timed AI after synchronization of ovulation. Theriogenology 81 170-185.
Ge W, Krueger CG, Weichmann AJ, Shanmuganayagam D, Varghese T. Displacement and strain estimation for evaluation of arterial wall stiffness using a familial hypercholesterolemia swine model of atherosclerosis. Medical Physics 2012; 39 (7): 4483-92. [Link]
Wei Guo, Schafer S, Greaser ML, Radke MH, Liss M, Govindarajan Gotthardt M et al. RBM20, a gene for hereditary cardiomyopathy, regulates titin splicing. Nat. Med. 2012. 18: 766-773. PMID: 22466703 (Article received an Editorial in Nat. Med. (18: 660-661) and Dis. Model. Mech. (5:287).
Blaschek, M., A. Kaya, N. Zwald, E. Memili and B.W. Kirkpatrick. 2010. A whole genome association analysis of non-compensatory fertility in Holstein bulls. Journal of Dairy Science 94:4695-4699.
Wiltbank, M, H Lopez, R Sartori, S Sangsritavong, and A Gumen 2006 Changes in reproductive physiology of lactating dairy cows due to elevated steroid metabolism. Theriogenology 65 17-29.
Sartori,R., R. Sartor-Bergfelt, S. A. Mertens, J.N. Guenther, J.J. Parrish and M.C. Wiltbank. 2002. Fertilization and early embryonic development in heifers and lactating cows in summer and lactating dry cows in winter. J. Dairy Sci. 85:2803-2812.
Ostermeier,G.C., G. A. Sargeant, B. S. Yandell, and J. J. Parrish. 2001. The measurement of bovine sperm nuclear shape using Fourier harmonic amplitudes. J. Androl. 22(4):584-94.
Parrish, J.J., J.L. Susko-Parrish and J.K. Graham. 1999. In vitro capacitation of bovine spermatozoa: Role of intracellular calcium. Theriogenology 51:461-472.
Ginther, OJ, MC Wiltbank, PM Fricke, JR Gibbons, and K Kot, 1996. Selection of the dominant follicle in cattle. Biology of Reproduction 55 1187-1194.
Parrish, J.J. , A. Krogenaes and J.L. Susko-Parrish. 1995. Effect of bovine sperm separation by swimup or percoll on success of in vitro fertilization and embryo development. Theriogenology 44:859-869.
Vredenburgh-Wilberg W.L. and J.J. Parrish. 1995. Intracellular pH of bovine sperm increases during capacitation. Molec. Reprod. Dev. 40:490-502.
Parrish J.J., J.L. Susko-Parrish, C. Uguz and First, N.L. 1994. Differences in the role of cAMP during capacitation of bovine sperm by heparin or oviduct fluid. Biol. Reprod. 51:1099-1108.
Eid, L.N., S.P. Lorton and J.J. Parrish. 1994. Paternal influence of S-phase in the first cell cycle of the bovine embryo. Biol. Reprod. 51:1232-1237.
Parrish, J. J., J. L. Susko-Parrish and N. L. First. 1989. Capacitation of bovine sperm by heparin: inhibitory effect of glucose and role of intracellular pH. Biol. Reprod. 41:683-699.
Parrish, J. J., J. L. Susko-Parrish, M. A. Winer and N. L. First. 1988. Capacitation of bovine sperm by heparin. Biol. Reprod. 38:1171-1180.
Parrish, J. J., J. L. Susko-Parrish, M. L. Leibfried-Rutledge, E. S. Critser, W. H. Eyestone and N. L. First. 1986. Bovine in vitro fertilization with frozen-thawed semen. Theriogenology 25:591-600.
Selected Book Chapters
Fricke, P. M. 2020. Chapter 15: Methods for pregnancy diagnosis. In: Dairy Cattle Fertility, W. D. Hoard and Sons Company, Fort Atkinson, WI, pp. 87-93.
Parrish JJ. 2019. Spermatogenesis, heat stress and male infertility, In: Molecular Mechanisms In Spermatogenesis And Male Infertility. Ed: Rajender Singh. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA. p. 167-173. (http://www.ansci.wisc.edu/jjp1/publications/Parrish_2019.pdf)
Parrish J.J. 2018. Polyestrous. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognitions and Behavior. Eds J. Vonk and T.K. Shackelford. Springer International Publishing AG, Gewerbestrasse, Switzerland. Pp 1 – 5.
Fricke, P. M. 2017. Reproductive programs to maximize fertility in dairy cows. In: Large Dairy Herd Management (3rd Ed.) D. K. Beede (Ed.). Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, PA, pp. 503-519.
Giordano, J. O. and P. M. Fricke. 2017. Automated detection and prediction of estrus as a complimentary technology for reproductive management. In: Large Dairy Herd Management (3rd Ed.) D. K. Beede (Ed.). Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, PA, pp. 1265-1277.
Hernandez LL, GE Dahl, and RJ Collier. 2017. Regulation of the lactating mammary gland. Large Dairy Herd Management. 3rd Edition.
Wattiaux, Michel A., Matias A. Aguerre and Sanjeewa D. Ranathunga, ‘Sustainable nutrition management of dairy cattle in intensive systems’, in J. Webster (ed.), Achieving sustainable production of milk Volume 3: Dairy herd management and welfare, Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom (print ISBN: 978 1 78676 052 4).
Fricke, P. M., A. Ricci, J. O. Giordano, and P. D. Carvalho. 2016. Methods for and implementation of pregnancy diagnosis in dairy cows. Vet. Clin. Food Anim. 32:165-180.
Parrish J.J. 2016. Comparative mammalian male reproduction: cattle overview. In: Encyclopedia of reproduction, second edition. Eds. B. Jegou and M.K. Skinner. Elsevier. Vol. 1. Pp 495-500.
Fricke, P. M. and G. C. Lamb. 2005. Potential applications and pitfalls of reproductive ultrasonography in bovine practice. Vet. Clin. Food Anim. 21:419-436.
Fricke, P. M. 2003. Heifer reproduction. In: Raising Dairy Replacements. Midwest Plan Service. Ames, IA, pp. 77-83.
Crenshaw, T. D. (2001). Calcium, phosphorus, vitamin D, and vitamin K in swine nutrition. Swine nutrition. 2nd edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 187-212.
Kirkpatrick, B.W. 1999. Genetics and biology of reproduction in cattle. Chapter 13 in The Genetics of Cattle. Ed. A. Ruvinsky and R. Fries. CAB International, Wallinford, Oxon, UK pp. 391-410.
Wattiaux, M. A. 1995. Technical Dairy Guide: Reproduction and Genetic Selection. UW-Madison Babcock Institute (161 pp).
Homan, E. J. and M. A. Wattiaux. 1995. Technical Dairy Guide: Lactation and Milking. UW-Madison Babcock Institute (94 pages).
Parrish, J.J. and N.L. First. 1993. Fertilization. Reproduction in Domesticated Animals. G. King ed. Elsevier Press, New York, pp. 195-228.
Crenshaw, T. D. 1991. Sodium, potassium, magnesium and chloride in swine nutrition. In: Swine Nutrition. E. R. Miller, D. E. Ullrey and A. J. Lewis (eds.). Butterworths. Stoneham, MA.
Parrish, J.J. and N.L. First. 1991. Bovine in vitro fertilization. In: A Comparative Overview of Mammalian Fertilization (Dunbar and O’Rand, eds) pp. 351-361.
Parrish, J.J. 1991. Application of in vitro fertilization to domestic animals. In: The Biology and Chemistry of Mammalian Fertilization, Volume II. P.M. Wassarman, ed. CRC Press, New York, pp. 111-132.
Selected Conference Proceedings
Heather White. ADSA Foundation Scholar Seminar: Influencing hepatic metabolism: Can fatty acids and methyl donors modulate nutrient partitioning to support metabolic health in the transition dairy cow? Invited talk. ADSA Foundation Scholar and Ruminant Nutrition: Dietary Methyl Donor. Supplementation and Hepatic Health in Transition Dairy Cows Symposium. American Dairy Science Association Meetings, Cincinnati, OH. June 2019
Heather White. Fueling Milk Production: Nutrient Partitioning and Metabolism in Lactating Dairy Cows. Invited Keynote Speaker. Australian Association of Ruminant Nutritionist Annual Meeting. Attwood, Victoria, Australia. October 2019
Heather White. Fueling Milk Production: Nutrient Partitioning and Metabolism in Lactating Dairy Cows. Invited International Academic Talk. LaTrobe University and AgriBio, Centre for AgriBiosciences. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. October 2019
Grez Capdeville, M. and T. D. Crenshaw. 2019. Evidence-based guides for mineral supplements of sow diets. Am. Assoc. Swine Veter. Conference. Orlando, FL. March 10, 2019.
Heather White. Transition Cow Nutrition and Hepatic Metabolic Health. Standard Dairy Consultants Fall Technical Conference, Syracuse, NY. October 2018
Heather White. On Farm Monitoring for Transition Cow Metabolic Conditions. Standard Dairy Consultants Fall Technical Conference, Syracuse, NY. October 2018
Wattiaux, M. A. 2018. Invited Review: Mitigación de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero en lecherías (La vaca, el Estiércol, el campo) – Con énfasis sobre la contribución de óxido nitroso en Sistema estabulado de Wisconsin EEUU. Webinar invited presentation CATIE, Fontagro, Nov 13, 2018.
Wattiaux, M. A., M. E. Uddin, P. Letelier, R. D. Jackson, and R. A. Larson. 2018. Invited Review: Emission and mitigation of greenhouse gases from dairy farms: The cows, the manure, and the field. Invited presentation at the ARPAS symposium: Sustainable Dairy Production at the 2018 ADSA Annual Meeting in Knowxville Tennessee TN.
Heather White. Transition Cow Nutrition and Metabolic Health. Invited talk. Pacific Northwest Nutrition Conference, Richland, WA. January 2017
Heather White. Hepatic Methyl Metabolism: Influencing success during the transition to lactation period. Invited talk. Pacific Northwest Nutrition Conference, Richland, WA. January 2017.
Ranathunga, S. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Dairy Production Systems: Nitrous oxide emissions and its relationship with dietary crude protein and milk urea-N. Invited presentation 3rd conferencía de gases a efecto invernadero en sistemas agropecuarias de Latinoamérica (GALA); 4-6 October, INIA, La Estanzuela, Colonia, Uruguay.
Heather White. Transition Cow Nutrition and Hepatic Metabolic Health. Invited talk. Southwest Nutrition and Management Conference. Phoenix, AZ. February 2016
Heather White. Transition Cow Nutrition: Optimizing Liver Metabolism to Support Milk Production. Purina Nutrition Group. October 2016
Crenshaw, T. D. and L. A. Amundson. 2016. Vitamin D: its role in productivity and animal well-being. Proceedings Congress Latin America Nutrition Association. Cancun, Mexico. October 10-14, 2016. (Crenshaw invited speaker).
Parrish JJ. 2016. Pipetting Techniques. 26th Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia MO. p128-130.
Parrish JJ. 2016. Challenges of collection, processing and analyzing young sire semen. 26th Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia MO. p53-55.
Parrish JJ. 2016. Morphology overview. 26th Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia MO. p67-70.
Parrish JJ. 2016. Overview of Young Sire Sexual Maturation. 26th Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia MO. p15-19.
Wattiaux, M. A. and S. Ranathunga. 2016. Milk urea Nitrogen as a tool to assess efficiency of Nitrogen utilization in dairy cows, pp 79-88 in Proceedings of Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference (Dubuque Iowa, June 15-16, 2016).
Wattiaux, M. A. 2016. Dairy sector across the world: National trends and opportunities for sustainable growth. Large Dairy Herd Management Conference, Oak Brook, IL, May 1-4, 2016.
Amundson (Rortvedt), L. A. and T. D. Crenshaw. 2015. Emerging insights into classical cases of nutritionally induced lameness in pigs. Proc 46th Am Assoc Swine Veterinarians meeting. February 28, 2015. Orlando, FL
Parrish JJ, Ostermeier C, Schindler J, Willenburg K, Enwall L, Kaya A. 2014. Quantifying sperm nuclear shape with Fourier harmonic analysis and relationship to spermatogenesis and fertility. Association for Applied Animal Andrology 2014 meeting. p30 – 49. In. International Veterinary Information Service, http://www.ivis.org/proceedings/aaaa/2014/3.pdf
Parrish, J.J., L. Enwall, A. Kaya, C. Pawshe, M.A. Siddiqui, M. Shamusuddin. 2006. Sperm shape research: an update. 21st Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia MO. p19-26.
Wilson, M. E., K. J. Rozeboom, and T. D. Crenshaw. 2004. Boar Nutrition for Optimum Sperm Production. Banff Swine Conference. Banff Canada. Adv. Pork Prod. 15:295-306
Kirkpatrick, B.W. 2002. QTL and candidate gene effects on reproduction in livestock: Progress and Prospects. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, CD-ROM communication no 08-01
Kirkpatrick, B.W. 2001. Management of twinning cow herds. Journal of Animal Science 80(E. Suppl. 2):E14–E18.
Parrish, J.J. and G.C. Ostermeier. 1998. Fourier harmonic analysis of sperm morphology. 17th Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia Mo. pp. 25-31.
Parrish, J.J. and L. Eid. 1994. In vitro fertilization and its relationship to bull fertility. 15th Technical Conference on Artificial Inseminatin and Reproduction. National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia Mo. pp. 68-73.
Selected Popular Press Articles
Heather White, Rafael Caputo Oliveira, and Michael de Veth. Feed Efficiency and Metabolic Health: How Might We Improve Them Both in the Transition Dairy Cow? Pp. 88-89. Progressive Dairy. 7 February 2020
Dado-Senn and Laporta J (2020) Time of calf cooling matters Hoards Dairyman. April 8 issue [link]
Ouellet V, Dado-Senn B, Dahl GE and Laporta J (2020) What is the best way of assessing heat stress in dairy calves in a subtropical environment?). University of Florida Dairy Update newsletter.
Michael de Veth and Heather White. Uncovering the Hidden Glucose Source Cows Need. Pp. 53-55. Progressive Dairy. 12 December 2019
Dado-Senn B and Laporta J (2019) Making Moo-ves in Dairy Calf Heat Stress Abatement. Florida Extension Dairy Update Newsletter. Vol. 19 No.1.
Laporta J and Dahl GE (2019) Late-gestation heat stress: lingering impacts on milk production for three generations. Hoards Dairyman. April 25 issue.
Dahl GE and Laporta J (2019) Dry Period Heat Stress Affects Cows’ Granddaughters. Dairy Nutrition Plus newsletter. Vol 15 (3):3.
Heather White. Ketosis Research Shows Key Findings. Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin. Dairy’s Bottom Line. 8 November 2017
Dado-Senn B, Dahl GE, Laporta J (2017) Cooled dry cows outperformed heat-stressed herd mates. Hoards Dairyman. August 10 issue.
Laporta J and Miller-Cushon E (2016). Heat stress has prolonged effects on dairy calves. Hoards Dairyman. October 25 issue.
Heather White. Ketosis: Understanding the Biology. Dairy Herd Management. 12 November 2014
Parrish J. 2012. Evaluation of Sperm Morphology. 24th Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia MO. (178-181)
Parrish J, Schindler J, Willenburg K, Enwall L, Kaya A. 2012. Quantitative sperm shape analysis: What can this tell us about male fertility. 24th Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders, Columbia MO. (74-80)
Wattiaux, M. A., J.J. Olmos Colmenero, J. R. Blazek y M.E. Castellanos Sevilla. 2008. Análisis de eficiencia de la utilización de nitrógeno y fósforo en granjas lecheras de Los Altos de Jasilsco. Gaceta CUALTOS 1 (enero/febrero): 6-7.
Selected Research Posters
Waldon, N. L., C. Seely, S. Erb, R. Pralle, M. Martin, and H. M. White. Use of blood metabolites peripartum to predict postpartum liver triglyceride content in dairy cattle. Professional Agricultural Workers Conference. Tuskegee University. p. 24. 2019
Erb, S. J. and H. M. White. Exposure of primary bovine hepatocytes to physiologically relevant fatty acid profiles have altered gene expression. Advances in Animal Biosciences. 10(3):462. 2019
Erb, S. J. and H. M. White. The effect of fatty acid cocktails mimicking timepoints across the transition period on lipolytic protein abundance in primary bovine hepatocytes. Advances in Animal Biosciences. 10(3):463. 2019
Pralle, R.S., C. S. Seely, H. T. Holdorf, J. Woolf, and H. M. White. Clustering based on liver and blood metabolite concentrations suggests cows are susceptible or resistant to early postpartum metabolic disorders. Advances in Animal Biosciences. 10(3):493.
Holdorf, H. T. and H. M. White. Responses of lipid associated proteins to FA treatment in bovine primary hepatocytes. Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. 70(25):541. 2019
Erb, S. J. and H. M. White. Primary bovine hepatocyte lipolytic genes may respond differently to LXRα perturbation than murine. Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. 70(25):154. 2019
Erb, S. J. and H. M. White. Physiological concentrations of fatty acids impact lipolytic genes in primary bovine hepatocytes. Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. 70(25):540
Chandler, T. L., S. J. Erb, W. A. Myers, B. A. Barton, J. W. McFadden, H. M. White. Characterization of the very-low density lipoprotein lipidome exported from primary bovine hepatocytes supplemented choline and methionine. J. Dairy Sci. 102, Suppl. 1:70.
Holdorf, H. T., R. Caputo Oliveira, R. S. Pralle, and H. M. White. Coordinated responses of hepatic lipid associated proteins in cows with high or low liver lipid content peripartum. J. Dairy Sci. 102, Suppl. 1:211. 2019
Martin, M. J., S. J. Erb, E. T. Ronk, S. J. Bertics, M. R. Moede, K. A. Weigel, and H. M. White. Differences in mammary gland uptake of post-absorptive energy metabolites may contribute to residual feed intake variation. J. Dairy Sci. 102, Suppl. 1:230. 2019
Pralle, R.S., H. T. Holdorf, C. S. Seely, R. Caputo Oliveira, and H. M. White. Abundance of hepatic patatin-like phospholipase domain-containing protein 3 protein was inversely related to peripartum hepatic triglyceride accumulation. J. Dairy Sci. 102, Suppl. 1:271. 2019
Seely, C.R., H.T. Holdorf, R.S. Pralle, R.C. Oliveira, J.L. Woolf, M.R. Meode, S.J. Erb, and H.M. White. Characterization of peripartum metabolites in cow with varying degrees of liver triglyceride accumulation. J. Dairy Sci. 102, Suppl. 1:25. 2019
Weld, K., C. Bradley, J. Davidson, and H. M. White. Adipose tissue and plasma fatty acid profile during the peripartum period differ by parity, but not by late lactation dietary fatty acid profile. 102, Suppl. 1:346. 2019
Pszczolkowski, V.L., Halderson, S.J., Meyer, M.J., Lin, A., Arriola Apelo, S.I. Dietary amino acid regulation of murine lactation is mediated by mTORC1. International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology. September 2019. Leipzig, Germany.
Pszczolkowski, V.L., Hernandez, L.L., Arriola Apelo, S.I. Differential effects of lactogenic hormones on mTORC1 signaling in primary Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cells. ADSA Annual Meeting. June 2019. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Zhang, J., Pszczolkowski, V.L., Arriola Apelo, S.I. Insulin potentiates the effect of individual amino acids in mTORC1 signaling in mammary epithelial (MAC-T) cells. ADSA Annual Meeting. June 2019. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Pszczolkowski, V.L., Kurth, M.M., Meyer, Arriola Apelo, S.I. Insulin is required for essential amino acid stimulation of mTORC1 signaling in mammary cells. ADSA Annual Meeting. June 2018. Knoxville, Tennessee. Oral Presentation
Lett, B., B.W. Kirkpatrick. 2018. Genome-wide association study of twinning rate in Holstein cattle. Plant and Animal Genome Meeting XXVI
García-Guerra, Alvaro, Pedro L. J. Monetiro Jr., Caio A. Gamarra, Emil A. Walleser, Brian W. Kirkpatrick, Milo C. Wiltbank. 2018. Multiple dominant follicles are required for complete suppression of circulating FSH in a high fecundity bovine genotype as demonstrated with a one-follicle model. Society for the Study of Reproduction
Kirkpatrick, B.W., M.H. Kamalludin, A. Garcia-Guerra, M.C. Wiltbank. 2018. Proteomic analysis of follicular fluid in carriers and non-carriers of the Trio allele for high ovulation rate in cattle. Society for the Study of Reproduction, 458
García-Guerra, Alvaro, Jéssica C. L. Motta, Leonardo F. Melo, Brian Kirkpatrick, Milo C. Wiltbank. 2017. Antral Follicle Count, and Circulating Anti-Müllerian Hormone in Trio Allele Carriers, a Novel High Fecundity Bovine Genotype. Society for the Study of Reproduction, P372.
Wiltbank, Milo C., Alvaro García-Guerra, Brian W. Kirkpatrick. 2017. Follicular Waves and Hormonal Profiles during the Estrous Cycle of Carriers and Non-Carriers of the Trio Allele, a Major Bovine Gene for High Ovulation and Fecundity. Society for the Study of Reproduction, P368.
Heather White. The Dual Essentiality of Choline and Methionine. Mini-Symposium: Methyl Donors and 1-C Metabolism in Dairy Cattle. Feedstuffs. 29 April 2020
Heather White. Choline’s Effect on Liver Metabolism from a Different View. Webinar presented to an EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa). Hosted by Balchem Corp., Italy. October 2017
Heather White. KetoMonitor: A Tool for Dairy Nutritionists. Webinar. Verona, WI. March 2015
Heather White. KetoMonitor: A Research Based Tool for Prediction Herd-level Ketosis Prevalence. Genex. Webinar. Verona, WI. February 2015
Heather White. Ketosis: A Closer Look at the Biology. Form-A-Feed Nutrition Conference. Morton, WI. 2015
Heather White. Ketosis: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment. Form-A-Feed Nutrition Conference. Morton, WI. 2015
Heather White. Hepatic Methyl Metabolism: Influencing Success During the Transition to Lactation. Cornell Nutrition Conference Transition Cow Mini-Symposium. 23 December 2014
Selected Other Publications
Weigel, K. A., R. S. Pralle, H. Adams, K. Cho, C. Do, and H. M. White. Prediction of whole genome risk for selection and management of hyperketonemia in Holstein dairy cattle. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 134:275-285. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbg.12259. 2017
Chandler, T. L., R. T. Fugate, J. A. Jendza, A. Troescher, M. White. Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation during the transition period increased milk production in primiparous and multiparous dairy cows. Anim. Feed Sci. and Technol. 224:90-103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2016.12.008. 2017
Walker, C. G., M. A. Crookenden, K. M. Henty, R. R. Handley, B. Kuhn-Sherlock, H. M. White, S. S. Donkin, R. G. Snell, S. Meier, A. Heiser, J. J. Loor, M. D. Mitchell, and J. R. Roche. Epigenetic regulation of pyruvate carboxylase gene expression in the postpartum liver. J. Dairy Sci. 99:5820-5827. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-10331. 2016
Zhang, Q., S. J. Bertics, N. D. Luchini, and H. M. White. The effect of increasing concentrations of dl-methionine and 2-hydroxy-4-(methylthio) butanoic acid on hepatic genes controlling methionine regeneration and gluconeogenesis. J. Dairy Sci. 99:8451-8460. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11312. 2016
White, H. M., E. R. Carvalho, S. L. Koser, N. S. Schmelz-Roberts, L. M. Pezzanite, A. C. Slabaugh, P. H. Doane, and S. S. Donkin. Short Communication: Regulation of hepatic gluconeogenic enzymes by dietary glycerol in transition dairy cows. J. Diary Sci. 99:812-817. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9953. 2016
Heather White. Transition Cow Nutrition: Why do methyl donors make a difference? Hubbard Nutrition Group. October 2016
White, H. M. The role of TCA cycle anaplerosis in ketosis and fatty liver in periparturient dairy cows. Animals. 5(3):793-802. https://doi.10.3390/ani5030384. 2015
McCann, C. C., M. E. Viner, S. S. Donkin, and H. M. White. Hepatic patatin-like phospholipase domain-containing 3 sequence, SNP presence, and protein confirmation and responsiveness to energy balance in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97:1-9. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2014-7910. 2014
Grala, T. M., J. R. Roche, J. K. Kay, A. G. Rius, H. M. White, S. S. Donkin, M. D. Littlejohn, R. G. Snell, and C. V. C. Phyn. The expression of genes involved in hepatic metabolism is altered by temporary changes to milking frequency. J. Dairy Sci. 97:838-850. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2013-7321. 2014
White, H. M., A. J. Acton, M. M. Kamocka, and R. V. Considine. Hepatocyte growth factor regulates neovascularization in developing fat pads. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 306:E189-196. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00394.2013. 2014
White, H. M. Invited Paper Published in Conference Proceedings. Transition Cow Health: Meeting the demands of lactation while maintaining a healthy liver. Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. 2014
White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin. Regulation of bovine pyruvate carboxylase mRNA and promoter expression by thermal stress. J. Anim. Sci. 90:2979-2987. https://doi.org/10.2527/jas.2010-3408. 2012