Ruminant Research


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Personnel

An Peischel
Assistant Professor
Small Ruminant Specialist

Groups and Facilities


(2 mentions)

UT Beef and Forage Center 
Facilitating research and communication to advance the Tennessee Beef and Forage industry.


Events

Master Small Ruminant Producer, 10/10/2018

 

News

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

2016 AgResearch Faculty Awards, 10/6/2016

Faculty 360 | Phillip Myer, 6/20/2016

Video


(1 mention)

Parasites 
Its a common site on Tennessee farmland a grazing herd of goats or sheep. But for small animal farmers, their herds can sometimes face health risks.


 

Recent Publications

Microbiomes in Ruminant Protein Production and Food Security Myer, P., B. A. Clemmons, L. Schneider, and T. B. Ault.  2019.  CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources.

Short communication: Circulating fatty acylcarnitines are elevated in overweight periparturient dairy cows in association with sphingolipid biomarkers of insulin resistance Rico, J.E., Y. Zang, N. Haughey, A. Rius, and J. W. McFadden.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101, 812 - 819. [Abstract]

Nutritional strategies to overcome physiological adaptations to heat stress. Ruminant Nutrition Symposium: Interface of Environment and Nutrition-Targeted Nutrition to Overcome Heat Stress.  Rius, A.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, Vol. 101. (Invited Speaker).

Seasonal Prices for Small Ruminants in Tennessee.  Griffith, A. P., and R. G. Bowling.  2016.  Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, W 360.

The effect of endophyte infected tall fescue and isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and beef cattle production in Tennessee Melchior, E. A., J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, J. K. Smith, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN. [Abstract]

Competition for antigen between Th1 and Th2 responses determines the timing of the immune response switch during Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in ruminants.  Magombedze, G., S. Eda, and V. V. Ganusov.  2014.  PLoS Computational Biology, 10(1):e1003414. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003414. Epub 2014 Jan 9.

Mathematical modelling of the Th1/Th2 immune response in Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in ruminants.  Magombedze, G., S. Eda, and V. V. Ganusov.  2013.  Annual Meeting of Mycobacterial Diseases in Animals.

Consensus-based reporting standards for diagnostic test accuracy studies for paratuberculosis in ruminants.  Gardner, I. A., Nielsen, S. S., Whittington, R. J., Collins, M. T., Bakker, D., Harris, B., Sreevatsan, S., and S. Eda.  2011.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 101:18-34.

Transcriptional down-regulation of interferon tau expression during the peri-implantation period in ruminants.  Sakurai, T., H. Bai, T. Konno, K. Okuda, J. D. Godkin, and K. Imakawa.  2011.  SSRABSTRACTS/2011/029264.

Malignant Catarrhal Fever Viruses in Tennessee Ruminants.  Cissell, R.  2010.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept.of Comparative and Experimental Medicine, CVM, UTIA. [Abstract]

Molecular mechanisms associated with conceptus-endometrium interactions during the peri-implantation period in ruminants.  Imakawa, K, Sato, D, Sakurai, T, and Godkin, JD.  2009.  J Mamm Ova Research 26: 98-110.

Molecular mechanisms associated with conceptus-endometrium interactions during the peri-implantation period in ruminants.  Imakawa, K, Sato, D, Sakurai, T, and J. D. Godkin.  2009.  J Mamm Ova Res 26:98-110.