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Refereed articles or reviews

Kull, J. A., P. D. Krawczel, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  Short Communication: Evaluation of an automated method for assessing white blood cell concentration in Holstein dairy cows.  Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 197:21-23. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2018.01.002.

Siebert, L. J.*, M. E. Staton, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, B. E. Gillespie, C. D. Young, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  Genome wide association study identifies loci associated with leukocyte phenoytpes following experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Immunogenetics, 70(9):553-562. doi: 10.1007/s00251-018-1065-3.

Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, M. E. Prado, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. J. Siebert, G. M. Pighetti, R. D. Abdi, D. D. Ensermu, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Functionally effective immune responses of dairy cows vaccinated with Streptococcus uberis adhesion molecule during the transition period.  Annals of vaccines and Immunization, volume 3 (1): 1015, 28, September 2017.

Pighetti, G. M., L. Wojakiewicz, S. I. Headrick, O. Kerro Dego, S. A. Lockwood, H. G. Kattesh, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, L. J. Siebert*, B. E. Gillespie, M. E. Prado, R. A. Almeida, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Vaccination with recombinant Steptococcus uberis Adhesion Molecule alters immune response to experimental challenge.  International Journal of Veterinary and Dairy Science, Published online 15May2017.

Siebert, L. J.*, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, B. E. Gillespie, C. D. Young, L. Wojakiewicz, O. Kerro Dego, M. E. Prado, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2017.  Genetic variation in CXCR1 haplotypes linked to clearance of Streptococcus uberis infection in an experimental challenge model.  Veterinary Immunology Immunopathology, 190: 45-52.

Campistol, C., H. G. Kattesh, J. C. Waller, E. L. Rawls, J. D. Arthington, J. A. Carroll, G. M. Pighetti, and A. M. Saxton.  2016.  Effects of pre-weaning feed supplementation and total versus fenceline weaning on the physiology and performance of beef steers.  International Journal of Livestock Production, 7(8):48-54.

Almeida, R. A., O. K. Dego, M. E. Prado, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, L. J. Siebert, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2015.  Protective effect of anti-SUAM antibodies on Streptococcus uberis mastitis.  Journal of Veterinary Research, 46:133.

Ryman, V. E., G. M. Pighetti, J. D. Lippolis, J. C. Gandy, C. M. Applegate, and L. M. Sordillo.  2015.  Quantification of bovine oxylipids during intramammary Streptococcus uberis infection.  Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators, 121 Part B: 207-217.

Campistol, C, H. G. Kattesh, J. C. Waller, E. L. Rawls, J. D. Arthington, T. E. Engle, J. A. Carroll, G. M. Pighetti, and A. M. Saxton.  2013.  Effects of two-stage and total versus fenceline weaning on the physiology and performance of beef steers.  The Professional Animal Scientist, 29:501-07.

Pighetti, G. M., and A. A. Elliott*.  2012.  Gene polymorphisms: The keys for marker assisted selection and unraveling core regulatory pathways for mastitis resistance.  J Mammary Gland Biology Neoplasia, 16(4):421-432. PMID 21997401 (Invited).

Pighetti, G. M., C. J. Kojima, M. Rambeaud, and L. Wojakiewicz.  2012.  The bovine CXCR1 gene is highly polymorphic.  Veterinary Immunology Immunopathology, 2012 Jan 15;145(1-2):464-70. PMID 22056270.

Galvao, K.N., G. M. Pighetti, S. H. Cheong, D. V. Nydam, and R. O. Gilbert.  2011.  Association between interleukin-8 receptor-α polymorphism and disease incidence, production, reproduction, and survival in Holstein cows.  J. Dairy Sci. 94:2083-2091.

Leyva-Baca, I., G. M. Pighetti, and N. A. Karrow.  2008.  Genotype-Specific Bovine Neutrophil CXCR1 Gene Expression in Response to Whole Blood Escherichia Coli Lipopolysaccharide Challenge.  Animal Genetics 39: 298-300.

Rambeaud, M.*, and G. M. Pighetti.  2007.  Differential Interleukin-8 Receptor Expression and Calcium Signaling In Dairy Cows with Different CXCR1 Genotypes.  Immunogenetics. 59:53-58.

Book chapters or books

National Mastitis Council*  2016.  Current Concepts in Bovine Mastitis.  National Mastitis Council, 5th edition, member of writing committee.

Oliver, S. P., R. A. Almeida, and G. M. Pighetti.  2011.  Mastitis pathogens (b) Environmental pathogens.  In: Fuquay J.W., P. F. Fox, P. L. H. McSweeney (eds.), Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences, Second Edition, vol. 3, pp. 415–421. San Diego: Academic Press.

Bulletins, reports, circulars, pamphlets, factsheets

Couture, V.*, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, and E. Eckelkamp.  2018.  Managing mastitis in heifers and dry cows.  UT Extension, Submitted for peer review 12/2018.

Couture, V.*, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, and E. Eckelkamp.  2018.  Managing pasture to maximize dry cow benefits.  UT Extension, Submitted for peer review 12/2018.

Oliver, S. P., R. A. Almeida, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, S. M. Schexnayder, J. M. Fly, C. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, L. Garkovich, M. Arnold, S. Nickerson, and A. Stone.  2018.  Southeast Quality Milk Initiative (SQMI): Implementing Science-Based Recommendations to Control Mastitis and Imporve Milk Quality.  Final Report.

Fisher, A. E., W. Gill, C. D. Lane, Jr., R. L. Ellis, and G. M. Pighetti.  2007.  Evaluation Of Injectable Minerals And Growth Implants To Enhance Weaned Calf Development.  Department of Animal Science Annual Report., .

Popular press, trade, UTIA magazine or newsletter articles

Pighetti, G. M., C. M. Blakely*, P. D. Krawczel, S. Hill-Ward, A. Stone, S. M. Schexnayder, and J. M. Fly.  2016.  Positive attitudes can yield positive results on milk quality.  Progressive Dairyman, Published 6/30/2016.

Stone, A, C. Blakely*, M. Myers, K. Bochantin, P. D. Krawczel, C. Petersson-Wolfe, G. M. Pighetti, S. Ward, and J. Bewley.  2016.  Milk quality observations from 300 farm visits.  Progressive Dairyman, http://www.progressivedairy.com/topics/management/milk-quality-observations-from-300-farm-visits.

Pighetti, G. M., S. P. Oliver, R. A. Almeida, and P. D. Krawczel.  2013.  New research at the University of Tennessee focused on milk quality and mastitis.  UT Parlor, Summer 2013, p1.

Pighetti, G. M., P. D. Krawczel, and R. A. Almeida.  2012.  Why are Somatic Cell Count (SCC) limits getting stricter?.  UT Parlor, June 2012.

Abstracts from scientific or discipline meetings, papers from conference proceedings

Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Antimicrobial resistance patterns of S. aureus and other bacterial mastitis pathogens isolated from milk of dairy cows.  Mastitis Research Workers Annual meeting, October 24 – 26, Chicago, Illinois..

Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial isolates from cases of mastitis in dairy cows.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, Knoxville, TN..

Bailey, H.R., D. M. Butler, G. E. Bates, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, S. R. Smith, K. Mercier, D. McIntosh, and A. Rius.  2018.  Effects of pasture quality on feed efficiency and production or organic dairy cows in the southeastern United States.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:12.

Couture, V. L.*, P. D. Krawczel, R. Smith, L. Schneider, A. Rius, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  Effect of Management System on the Lying Behavior of Organic Dairy Cows.  Proceedings American Dairy Science Association.

Couture, V.L.*, P. D. Krawczel, S. R. Smith, L. Schneider, A. Rius, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  Factors affecting lying behavior of grazing dairy cows in organic systems.  Proc. 52nd Congress of the International Society of Applied Ethology., Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Canada.

Enger, K., C. Petersson-Wolfe, R. A. Almeida, D. T. Nolan, P. D. Krawczel, J. Bewley, A. E. Stone, S. H. Ward, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  Microorganisms isolated from subclinical intramammary infections present in dairy cattle from the southeast United States.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:285.

Guinn, J., D. Nolan, P. D. Krawczel, C. Petersson-Wolfe, G. M. Pighetti, A. Stone, S. Ward, J. Bewley, and J. Costa.  2018.  Comparing dairy farm milk production, milk quality, and reproductive performance among United States regions using summer to winter ratios.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Kesterson, C. B., L. Schneider, J. M. Caldwell, G. M. Pighetti, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  Acquired immunity and performance of single vs. pair housed Holstein dairy calves.  Proceedings American Dairy Science Association.

Kesterson, C. B., L. Schneider, J. M. Caldwell, P. D. Krawczel, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  Acquired immunity and performance of single versus pair housed Holstein dairy calves.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:24.

Lee, A., G. M. Pighetti, R. Grant, J. L. Edwards, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  Short-term stocking, heat stress, or combination on the welfare of lactating dairy cows.  American Dairy Science Association.

Lee, A., G. M. Pighetti, R. Grant, J. L. Edwards, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  Measuring the effects of short-term heat stress, overstocking, or combination on welfare of lactating dairy cows.  International Society of Applied Ethology.

Lee, A., G. M. Pighetti, R. Grant, J. L. Edwards, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  Measuring the effects of short-term heat stress, overstocking, or combination on welfare of lactating dairy cows.  3rd Annual Dairy Cattle Welfare Council Symposium, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

Lee, A.R., G. M. Pighetti, R. J. Grant, J. L. Edwards, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  Measuring the effects of short-term heat stress, overstocking, or combination on welfare of lactating dairy cows.  Proceedings of the 52nd International Congress of the International Society of Applied Ethology, Page 114 in in Proceedings of the 52nd International Congress of the International Society of Applied Ethology. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Lee, A.R., P. D. Krawczel, R. J. Grant, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  The effects of stocking density, heat stress, and combination on variations in cell-mediated and humoral immunity.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:367.

Lee, A.R., S. M. Schexnayder, S. P. Oliver, G. M. Pighetti, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  Producer opinions of suffering caused by mastitis and management goals associated with bulk tank somatic cell count from dairy herds in the southeastern United States.  2018 International Bovine Mastitis Conference, Page 8 in Proc. The 2018 International Bovine Mastitis Conference, Milan, Italy.

Pighetti, G. M., V. L. Couture*, H. R. Bailey, A. Rius, P. D. Krawczel, and S. R. Smith.  2018.  Microorganisms isolated from subclinical intramammary infections present in cattle managed on organic dairy farms in the southeast United States.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:286.

Abdi, R. D., J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merrill, S. M. Cantwell, B. E. Gillespie, R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, J. Keflot, J. M. Bewley, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis.  Proceedings of National Mastitis Council, p 60, 56th meeting January 28 – 31, 2017, Trade winds Isla.

Bailey, H. R., D. M. Butler, G. E. Bates, G. M. Pighetti, D. McIntosh, and A. Rius.  2017.  Qualitative analysis of nine forage mixtures designed for Southeastern U.S. organic dairy production.  J. Dairy Sci., Vol. 100 (suppl.2):130.

Bailey, H. R., D. M. Butler, G. E. Bates, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, S. R. Smith, K. Mercier, D. McIntosh, and A. Rius.  2017.  Nutritive analysis of four spring forage mixtures for organic dairy production in the Southeastern United States.  UT Beef and Forage Center, 2nd Annual Graduate Research Poster Symposium and Competition.

Couture, V. L.*, L. J. Siebert, P. D. Krawczel, A. Rius, J. M. Bewley, and G. M. Pighetti.  2017.  Identifying pathogens causing subclinical mastitis in southeast organic dairies.  Conference of Resarch Workers in Animal Diseases, p. 157.

Couture, V. L.*, L. J. Siebert, P. D. Krawczel, A. Rius, J. M. Bewley, and G. M. Pighetti.  2017.  Identifying pathogens causing subclinical mastitis in southeast organic dairies.  UT Beef and Forage Center, 2nd Annual Graduate Resarch Poster Symposium and Competition.

Couture, V. L.*, P. D. Krawczel, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Relationship between the clinical and behavioral response to a mastitis challenge with Streptococcus uberis from Holstein dairy cows.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 29.

Guinn, J., D. Nolan, P. D. Krawczel, C. Petersson-Wolfe, G. M. Pighetti, A. Stone, S. Ward, and J. Bewley.  2017.  Comparing summer to winter ratios of milk production and SCS among states in the southeast United States.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 136.

Kesterson, C. B., G. M. Pighetti, K. L. Proudfoot, J. M. Bewley, B. F. O'Hara, K. D. Donohue, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  The effect of overstocking different resources within a freestall pen on the behavior and physiology of lactating Holstein cows.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(E-Suppl. 2):229.

Kesterson, C. B., P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Caldwell, and G. M. Pighetti.  2017.  Evaluation of single versus paired calf housing on acquired immunity.  Conference of Resarch Workers in Animal Diseases, p. 89.

Kull, J. A., G. M. Pighetti, K. L. Proudfoot, J. M. Bewley, B. F. O'Hara, K. D. Donohue, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  Effects of acute lying and sleep deprivation on the behavior and productivity of Holstein dairy cows.  Page 134 in Proceedings of the 51st International Congress of the International Society of Applied E.

Kull, J. A., G. M. Pighetti, K. L. Proudfoot, J. M. Bewley, B. F. O'Hara, K. D. Donohue, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  Effects of acute lying and sleep deprivation on the behavior and productivity of Holstein dairy cows.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 138.

Kull, J. A.*, P. D. Krawczel, K. L. Proudfoot, J. M. Bewley, B. F. O'Hara, K. D. Donohue, and G. M. Pighetti.  2017.  Effects of acute lying and sleep deprivation on metabolism and immunity of Holstein dairy cows.  Conference of Resarch Workers in Animal Diseases, p. 90.

Lee, A. R., P. D. Krawczel, R. J. Grant, and G. M. Pighetti.  2017.  Evaluating the interaction of stocking density and heat stress on changes in cell mediated immunity and humoral immunity.  Conference of Resarch Workers in Animal Diseases, p. 89.

Mason, Z., J. Guinn, D. Nolan, P. D. Krawczel, C. Petersson-Wolfe, G. M. Pighetti, A. Stone, S. Ward, M. Carcondes, and J. Bewley.  2017.  Relationship between cow cleanliness, locomotion, and bulk tank somatic cell count in southeastern United States dairy farms.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 296.

Mazon, G., D. T. Nolan, P. D. Krawczel, G. M. Pighetti, C. Petersson-Wolfe, A. E. Stone, J. Bewley, and S. Ward.  2017.  Significance of cow cooling practices and bulk tank milk quality parameters in southeastern United States dairy farms.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 134.

Pighetti, G. M.  2017.  Genetics, genomics, and improving mastitis resistance.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100 (suppl 2): 188.

Siebert, L. J.*, M. E. Staton, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2017.  Genome wide association analyses identify loci associated with mastitis phenotypes generated from Streptococcus uberis experimental challenge data.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100 (suppl 2): 189.

Black, R. A., G. M. Pighetti, and P. D. Krawczel.  2016.  Effect of prepartum physical activity on behavior and immune competence of non-lactating dairy cows.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Blakely, C.*, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, R. A. Almeida, C. S. P. Wolfe, K. Enger, J. Bewley, S. Ward, A. Stone, and S. P. Oliver.  2016.  Practices surveyed in the Southeast USA that impact milk quality.  National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp. 114-115.

Nolan, D. T, C. Blakely*, P. D. Krawczel, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, G. M. Pighetti, A. Stone, S. Ward, and J. M. Bewley.  2016.  Perceived mastitis costs and milk quality management practices among Southeastern United States dairy producers.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Pighetti, G. M., C. P. Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, S. C. Nickerson, S. H. Ward, A. DeVries, and S. P. Oliver.  2016.  Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Milk Quality in the Southeast USA, 2012-2014.  National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp 188-189.

Pighetti, G. M., L. Siebert*, M. E. Staton, and S. P. Oliver.  2016.  Genome wide association study identifies loci associated with immune cell influx following experimental mammary challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Journal of Immunology, volume 196(1).

Siebert, L. J.*, M. E. Staton, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2016.  Genome wide association study identifies loci associated with intramammary infection (IMI) phenotypes following experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Conference Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 097.

Stone, A, C. Blakely*, K. Bochantin, P. D. Krawczel, M. Myers, D. T. Nolan, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, G. M. Pighetti, S. Ward, and J. Bewley.  2016.  Housing and demographic effects on somatic cell score in southeast United States dairies.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Valladares, M., P. M. Davidson, G. M. Pighetti, and D. H. D'Souza.  2016.  Determination of the Chaperon Protein DnaK Production of the Big Six Non-O157:H7 Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) under Heat- and Acid-shock by Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA).  Proc., IAFP, Aug 3, 2016, St. Louis, MO. Oral presnatation.

Blakely, C.*, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, R. A. Almeida, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, S. H. Ward, A. Stone, and S. P. Oliver.  2015.  SQMI: Survey of practices in the Southeast USA to control milk quality.  NMC Proceedings, pp 217-218.

Pighetti, G. M., C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, S. C. Nickerson, S. H. Ward, A. DeVries, and S. P. Oliver.  2015.  Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Milk quality in the Southeast USA, 2013.  NMC Proceedings, pp 213-214.

Siebert, L. J.*  2015.  Genome wide association study identifies loci associated with mastitis antibiotic therapy phenotypes following experimental challenge with Steptococcus uberis.  Plant and Animal Genome XXIII Conference, P0309.

Siebert, L. J.*, M. E. Staton, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2015.  Genome wide association study identifies loci associated with somatic cell count phenotypes following experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Abstract 110.

Almeida, R. A., O. Kerro Dego, M. E. Prado, S. I. Headrick, B. E. Gillespie, L. S. Siebert*, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2014.  Immune response profiles following vaccination of dairy cows with recombinant Streptococcus uberis adhesion molecule (SUAM) during the dry period.  NMC Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp 237-238.

Krawczel, P. D., G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, L. J. Siebert*, M. Lewis, C. D. Young, R. A. Black, and S. P. Oliver.  2014.  Behavioral response to mastitis challenge from Holstein dairy cows in early lactation.  Proceedings for the ISAE.

Pighetti, G. M., C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, S. C. Nickerson, S. H. Ward, A. DeVries, P. D. Krawczel, R. A. Almeida, J. M. Fly, S. M. Schexnayder, and S. P. Oliver.  2014.  The status of milk quality at the start of the Southeast Quality Milk Initiative.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Pighetti, G. M., S. P. Oliver, R. A. Almeida, P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Fly, S. M. Schexnayder, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, L. E. Garkovich, D. M. Amaral-Phillips, L. M. Arnold, S. C. Nickerson, S. Hill-Ward, and A. DeVries.  2014.  Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Milk Quality in the Southeast USA.  NMC Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp 209-210.

Schexnayder, S. M., L. E. Garkovich, J. M. Fly, P. D. Krawczel, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, S. C. Nickerson, S. Hill-Ward, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, L. M. Arnold, D. M. Amaral-Phillips, A. DeVries, and S. P. Oliver.  2014.  Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Producers experiences, perceptions, and attitudes about mastitis and bulk tank SCC management.  NMC Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp 169-170.

Schexnayder, S. M., P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Fly, L. E. Garkovich, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, S. H. Ward, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, M. Arnold, S. C. Nickerson, and S. P. Oliver.  2014.  Initial assessment of producers’ experiences, perceptions, and attitudes about mastitis and bulk tank somatic cell count management in the Southeast.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Almeida, R. A., O. Kerro Dego, M. E. Prado, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. J. Siebert*, D. A. Luther, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2013.  Protective effect of anti-SUAM antibodies on Streptococcus uberis intramammary infections.  NMC Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp 115-116.

Almeida, R. A., O. Kerro Dego, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. J. Siebert*, D. A. Luther, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2013.  Defining the role of SUAM in the pathogenesis of Streptococcus uberis mastitis using a SUAM-negative gene deletion mutant.  NMC Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp 97-98.

Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. J. Siebert, D. A. Luther, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2013.  Intramammary and systemic immunological profile of dairy cows during the non-lactating and periparturient periods.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 53P.

Lockwood, S. A., H. G. Kattesh, C. J. Kojima, M. P. Roberts, G. M. Pighetti, and A. M. Saxton.  2013.  Effect of maternal dietary fish oil supplementation on growth and physiological indicators of stress in pre- and post-weaned pigs.  Journal of Animal Science, 91 (E-Suppl. 2):593.

Oliver, S. P., R. A. Almeida, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, C. S. Petersson-Wolfe, J. M. Bewley, L. Garkovich, C. M. Amaral-Phillips, M. Arnold, S. C. Nickerson, S. Hill-Ward, and A. DeVries.  2013.  Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Implementing science based recommendations to control mastitis and improve milk quality in the Southeast.  NMC Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp 187-188.

Pighetti, G. M., L. Wojakiewicz, L. J. Siebert, S. A. Lockwood*, H. G. Kattesh, M. P. Roberts, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, B. E. Gillespie, O. Kerro Dego, P. D. Krawczel, S. P. Oliver, and R. A. Almeida.  2013.  Cytokine expression by milk somatic cells following experimental intramammary challenge with Streptococcus uberis during the post-partum period.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 097.

Almeida, R. A., O. Kerro Dego, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. S. Siebert, D. A. Luther, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2012.  Use of anti-SUAM antibodies in a passive protection model to prevent Streptococcus uberis mastitis.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases.

Almeida, R. A., O. Kerro Dego, S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, B. E. Gillespie, L. S. Siebert, D. A. Luther, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2012.  Defining the role of SUAM in the pathogenesis of Streptococcus uberis mastitis using a SUAM-negative gene deletion mutant.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases.

Campagna, SR, Gooding, JR, B. H. Voy, Collier, JJ, and G. M. Pighetti.  2012.  Mechanism of attenuation of the host immune response by the bacterial quorum sensing signal, autoinducer-2.  American Chemical Society, American Chemical Society 2012 Philadelphia, PA August, 2012.

Conley, M. E.*, G. M. Pighetti, and P. D. Krawczel.  2012.  Who’s listening? The preferred means of communication for Tennessee dairy producers.  Journal of Animal Science, 95 (suppl.2):216.

Conley, M. E.*, G. M. Pighetti, and P. D. Krawczel.  2012.  Who’s listening? The preferred means of communication for Tennessee dairy producers.  Journal of Dairy Science, 95(Suppl. 2):216.

Conley, M. E.,, G. M. Pighetti, and P. D. Krawczel.  2012.  Who’s listening? The preferred means of communication for Tennessee dairy producers.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Mamedova, L.K., Titgemeyer, E.C., G. M. Pighetti, Lu, J.Y., Hua, D.H., and Bradford, B.J..  2012.  GPR109A mediates calcium mobilization induced by BHBA in isolated bovine monocytes.  Journal of Animal Science, 95 (suppl.2):261.

Pighetti, G. M., S. I. Headrick, M. J. Lewis, B. E. Gillespie, C. D. Young, L. Siebert, L. Wojakiewicz, O. Kerro Dego, R. A. Almeida, and S. P. Oliver.  2012.  Genetic variation in CXCR1 amino acid expression significantly tied to clearance of Streptococcus uberis in an intramammary challenge model.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases.

Siebert, L.*, Lippolis, J., and G. M. Pighetti.  2012.  Interleukin-8 receptor expression in bovine mammary tissue.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, http://tinyurl.com/crwad128.

Gooding, J.R., G. M. Pighetti, L. Wojakiewicz, A.L. May, M.E. Eishenhauer, and S.R. Campagna.  2011.  Metabolomic and biochemical investigations of autoinducer-2 reveal a possible interkingdom signaling function for this bacterial quorum sensing molecule.  Proceedings of the American Chemical Society. 109.

Siebert, L.J.*, J. Lippolis, and G. M. Pighetti.  2011.  Expression of CXCR1 and CXCR2 in bovine mammary tissue.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. 71P.

Warren, J.*, O. Kerro Dego, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2011.  Identification of Streptococcus uberis mutants susceptible to neutrophil killing.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 10P.

Campistol, C., H. G. Kattesh, J. C. Waller, E. L. Rawls, G. M. Pighetti, J. D. Arthington, and J. A. Carroll.  2010.  Effects of feed supplementation and method of weaning on the physiology and performance of beef calves.  J. Anim. Sci. 88 (E-Suppl. 2):394.

Elliott, A.*, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2010.  Responses of cows with different CXCR1 genotypes to experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Proc. 2010 Intl. Dairy Federation Mastitis Conference p. 700.

Elliott, A.A., J. Dunlap, S. Minkin, J. Biggerstaff, and G. M. Pighetti.  2010.  Cows genetically more susceptible to mastitis have altered neutrophil migration patterns.  Proceedings National Mastitis Council. p198.

Elliott, A.A., J. Dunlap, S. Minkin, J. Biggerstaff, and G. M. Pighetti.  2010.  Cows genetically more susceptible to mastitis have altered neutrophil migration patterns.  Proceedings International Dairy Federation Mastitis Conference. p136.

Kattesh, H. G., C. J. Kojima, M. P. Roberts, and G. M. Pighetti.  2010.  Plasma cortisol, corticosteroid-binding globulin and free cortisol index in pre- and postweaned pigs supplemented with Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid.  J. Anim. Sci. 88 (E-Suppl. 2):404.

Morris, P.H.*, M.L. Riggle-Moxley, and G. M. Pighetti.  2010.  Does norepinephrine promote the growth of mastitis causing Escherichia coli?.  Proceedings National Mastitis Council p. 276.

Morris, P.H.*, M.L. Riggle-Moxley, and G. M. Pighetti.  2010.  Does norepinephrine promote the growth of mastitis causing Escherichia coli?.  Proceedings International Dairy Federation Mastitis Conference p. 383.

Almeida, R. A., X. Chen, D. A. Luther, O. Kerro Dego, G. M. Pighetti, and S. P. Oliver.  2009.  Adherence to and internalization of ƒ´sua Streptococcus uberis into bovine mammary epithelial cells.  Proc. Conf. Research Workers in Animal Diseases., 11P.

Elliott, A. A.*, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2009.  Responses of different CXCR1 genotypes after experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Proc. 2nd Annual Comparative and Experimental Medicine Research Symp., College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. p25.

Elliott, A. A.*, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2009.  Responses of cows with different CXCR1 genotypes to experimental challenge with Streptococcus uberis.  Proc. Conf. Research Workers in Animal Diseases P133.

Pighetti, G. M., P. Morris, M. L. Riggle-Moxley, and M. E. Prado.  2009.  Escherichia coli isolates from clinical mastitis grow more rapidly in the presence of norepinephrine.  Proceedings Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p94.

Prado, M. E., K. E. Oliff, G. W. Rogers, C. J. Kojima, M. D. Appley, and G. M. Pighetti.  2009.  Association of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) in the CD18 Gene of Angus Cattle with Incidence of Bovine Respiratory Disease.  In Proceedings BRD symposium, Colorado Springs, CO.

Elliott, A.A., J. Dunlap, and G. M. Pighetti.  2008.  Identifying mechanisms associated with neutrophil migration in cows genetically susceptible to mastitis.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p152.

Fisher, A. E., W. Gill, C. D. Lane, Jr., R. L. Ellis, S. B. Blezinger, and G. M. Pighetti.  2008.  Evaluation of MultiMin™ to enhance weaned calf productivity.  Journal of Anim. Sci., 86 (Suppl. 1): 197-198.

Pighetti, G. M., and L.J. Wojakiewicz.  2008.  Norepinephrine induces pro-inflammatory gene expression in bovine mammary epithelial cells.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p117.

Prado, M. E., K. E. Oliff, G. W. Rogers, C. J. Kojima, M. Apley, and G. M. Pighetti.  2008.  Association of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) in the CD18 Gene of Angus Cattle with Incidence of Bovine Respiratory Disease.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p124.

Elliott, A.*, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2007.  Relationship of CXCR1 Genotypes with Responses to Experimental Challenge with Streptococcus Uberis.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. P111.

Pighetti, G. M., C. J. Kojima, and A. M. Saxton.  2007.  Gene Polymorphisms Associated With Mastitis And Reproduction Traits In Holstein Cows.  Journal of Anim.Sci. 85(Suppl. 1):260.

Piper, S.E.*, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2007.  Growth and Neutrophil Killing of Escherichia Coli Isolated From Transient and Chronic Cases of Mastitis.  Proc. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p97.

Pighetti, G. M.  2015.  Immunology of the Mammary Gland: What is New on Cow’s Ability to Resist Intramammary Infections.  Proceedings of RED Latinamerican Network of Mastitis.  (invited)

Pighetti, G. M.  2009.  New horizons for boosting immune competence.  Proceedings NMC. p98-102.  (invited)

Theses/Dissertations completed by directed students

Bailey, H.R.*  2019.  Analysis of the effects of four forage mixtures designed for Tennessee and Kentucky organic dairy systems.  M.S. Thesis.

Couture, V.*  2018.  Identifying factors associated with lying behavior and mastitis in organic dairy cows.  M.S. Thesis.

Blakely, C.M.*  2017.  Relationship of observed parlor practices and producer attitudes with bulk tank somatic cell counts in the Southeast USA.  M.S. Thesis.

Kull, J. A.*  2017.  Effects of acute lying and sleep deprivation on the behavior and immune function of lactating dairy cows.  M.S. Thesis.

Siebert, L. J.*  2013.  Bovine mammary interleukin-8 receptor expression and genetic association with Streptococcus uberis based mastitis.  M.S. Thesis.

Pollock, A.*  2007.  Relationship of Migration and Intracellular Signaling In Neutrophils from Cows with Different CXCR1+777 Genotypes.  M.S. Thesis.

Siebert, L. J.*  2017.  Identifying genome associations with unique mastitis phenotypes in response to intramammary Streptococcus uberis challenge.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Elliott, A. A.*  2010.  Identifying mechanisms associated with innate immunity in cows genetically susceptible to mastitis.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

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* Gina Pighetti served as major professor for this author.