Embryo Research

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Janice Lannett (Lannett) Edwards
Reproductive Physiology & Embryology



(6 mentions)

Beef Cattle 
Beef cattle farming is Tennesseeís number one farm commodity - and herd reproductive health is critical. UTís Institute of Agriculture is working on research to boost cattle pregnancy rates.


Recent Publications

Mitochondrial related consequences of heat stress exposure during bovine oocyte maturation persist in early embryo development.  Payton, R. R., L. A. Rispoli, K. A. Nagle, C. Gondro, A. M. Saxton, B. H. Voy, and J. L. Edwards.  2018.  Journal of Reproduction and Development.

Maternal consumption of fish oil programs reduced adiposity in broiler chicks Beckford, R. C., S. J. Howard, S. Das, A. Farmer, S. R. Campagna, J. Yu, R. L. Hettich, J. L. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Scientific Reports, Oct 13;7(1):13129, 2017. [Abstract]

Effect of complexed trace minerals on oocyte and embryo production in beef cattle.  Dantas, F. G., R. V. Oliveira, R. S. Carvalho, G. A. Franco, S. T. Reese, C. R. Abbott, R. R. Payton, J. Russell, J. L. Edwards, J. Smith, and K. Pohler.  2017.  IETS. [Abstract]

The ability to predict late embryonic mortality in cattle utilizing with ELISAs that detect pregnancy associated glycoproteins is antibody dependent.  Gatea, A. O., M. F. Smith, K. Pohler, T. Egen, M. H. C. Pereira, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, J. C. Lawrence, and J. A. Green.  2017.  Theriogenology.

Circulating microRNAs as candidates for early embryonic viability in cattle.  Pohler, K., J. A. Green, L. A. Moley, S. Gunewardena, W. T. Hung, R. R. Payton, X. Hong, L. K Christenson, T. W. Geary, and M. F. Smith.  2017.  Molecular Reproduction and Development.

Mechanisms Associated with Late Embryonic Mortality in Cattle.  Pohler, K., M. F. Smith, T. E. Spencer, and J. A. Green.  2017.  SSR Meeting Proceedings.

The evolution of reproductive strategies in tachinid parasitoids Cerretti, P., J. E. O'Hara, J. K. Moulton, J. Blaschke, and J. Stireman.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30. [Abstract]

Circulating concentrations of bovine pregnancy-associated glycoproteins and late embryonic mortality in lactating dairy herds.  Pohler, K., M. H. Pereira, F. R. Lopes, J. C. Lawrence, D. H. Keisler, M. F. Smith, J. L. Vasconcelos, and J. A. Green.  2016.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Use of bovine pregnancy associated glycoproteins (bPAGs) to predict late embryonic mortality in postpartum Nelore beef cows.  Pohler, K., R. F. Peres, J. A. Green, H. Graff, T. Martins, J. L. Vasconcelos, and M. F. Smith.  2016.  Theriogenolgy.

Circulating microRNAs as biomarkers of early embryonic viability in cattle.  Pohler, K., J. A. Green, L. A. Moley, W. Hung, X. Hong, T. W. Geary, L. K. Christenson, and M. F. Smith.  2015.  Biol of Repro - SSR Meetings.

Embryonic Mortality: Novel models for predicting the loss.  Pohler, K., J. A. Green, M. H. Pereira, R. F. Peres, J. L. Vasconcelos, and M. F. Smith.  2015.  Midwest Animal Science Meetings.

Predicting Embryo Presence and Viability.  Pohler, K., J. A. Green, T. W. Geary, R. F. Peres, M. H. Pereira, J. L. Vasconcelos, and M. F. Smith.  2015.  Adv Anat Embryol Cell Biol..