Academics

Publications

ABSTRACTS

Dalberto, G., Vaughn, C., Nino, A.C., Barella, F., Gröhs, K., Bassani, M.A., Milena, T. (2013). Occurrence Of Bovine Brucellosis And Tuberculosis In The Rio Grande Do Sul State Of Brazil. Poster Presentation at the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference (PAWC) at Tuskegee University.

Parisi, A.M., Thompson, S.K., Kaya, A., Mason, M., Hopper, R., King, H., Perkins, A., Memili, E. (2013). Enhancing Animal Reproductive Biotechnology through Molecular and Computational Biology. Approaches. Undergraduate Research Symposium at Mississippi State University.

Mason, M., Cuadra, EJ., Dogan, S., Memili, E., Larson, J., Elsasser, TH., Lopez, J., Yoonsung, J. (2013). The Role of Progesterone in Early Bovine Development and the Communication between Mother and Conceptus. Oral presentation at the Association of Research Directors Conference in Jacksonville, FL.

Mason, M., Dogan, S., Kaya, A., Imumorin, I., Khatib, H., Cuadra, EJ., Memili, E. (2013). Sperm DNA Methylation Associated with Bull Fertility. Poster presentation at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego, CA.

Mason, M., Cuadra, EJ., Elsasser, TH., Lopez, J., Yoonsung, J. (2011). Evaluating the interaction between progesterone, TNF alpha and cortisol on early loss of transferred embryos in beef cows. Canadian Journal of Animal Science. Paper presented at Association of Research Directors Conference in Atlanta, GA. 

Cuadra, E.J., Vann, R., Bennett, W.A., Johnson, R., Mason, M. (2009). Assessing the benefits of exogenous progesterone supplementation on the survival of embryos transferred to recipient beef cows. Paper presented at the Mississippi Academy of Sciences Conference in Olive Branch, MS.

Johnson, R., Bennett, W.A., Cuadra, E.J. Mason, M., Njiti, V. (2009). Ultrasonographic monitoring of follicular growth and day of ovulation after use of PGF2α in combination with GnRH or GnRH and hCG in dairy heifers. Paper presented at the Association of Research Directors Conference in Atlanta, GA.

 

ARTICLES

Mason, M., Dogan, S., Kaya, A., Cuadra, E.J., Memili, E. (2013). Functional genomic of paternal influence on the early bovine embryo. Submitted for publication to Journal of Animal Genetics.

Mason, M.C., Copeland, J., Cuadra, E.J., Elsasser, T.H., Jung, Y., Larson, J.E. (2013). Dynamics of progesterone, TNF-α and a metabolite of PGF2α in blood plasma of beef cows following embryo transfer. Submitted for publication to the Animal Reproduction Science,

Baton, J. M., Copeland, J., Cuadra, E.J., Elsasser, T.H., Johnson, B., Larson, J.E., Mason, M.C., Yoonsung, J. (2013). Progesterone, TNF-α, IGF-1 and PGF2α concentrations in blood plasma of beef cows within 14 days after transfer of embryos.  American Society of Animal Science 

Mason, M., Cuadra, E.J., Elsasser, T.H., Jung, Y., Lopez, J. (2013).  Evaluating the interaction between progesterone, tumor necrosis factor-alpha and cortisol on early loss of transferred embryos in beef cows. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, vol. 93, No 2:pp.217-225 (doi: 10.4141/cjas2012-099)

Memili, E., Dogan, S., Rodriguez-Osorio, N., Wang, X., de Oliveira, R.V., Mason, M., Govindaraju, A., Grant, K., Belser, L., Crate, E., Moura, A., Kaya, A. (2012). Makings of the Best Spermatozoa: Molecular Determinants of High Fertility. Male Infertility, ISBN 979-953-307-073-4.

Dogan, S., Mason, M., Govindaraju, A., Belser, L., Kaya, A., Stokes, J., Rowe, D., Memili, E. (2012).   Interrelationships between apoptosis and male fertility. J Reprod Dev. 2013;59(1):18-26. Epub 2012 Sep 14.

Johnson, R., Bennett, W.A., Cuadra, E.J., Mason, M. (2010). Roles of hCG in advancing follicular growth to ovulation after concurrent injections of PGF2α and GnRH in post pubertal Holstein heifers. Veterinary Medicine International. doi:10.4061/2010/394236.

Cuadra, E.J., Mason, M. (2008). Manual for Embryo Transfer: A Farmer’s Guide to Embryo Transfer. Research Outreach, Department of Agriculture, Alcorn State University.

Harper, R., Bennett, W.,A., Cuadra, E.J., Caugh, C., Watson, C.E., Whitworth, N.S. (2008).  Effects of GnRH in combination with PGF2α on the dynamic of follicular and luteal endocrine cells in post-pubertal Holstein heifers. Journal of Livestock Science  117: 88 -92

Cuadra, E. J., Johnson, R., Jones, J., Macoon, B., Njiti, V. (2007).  Evaluation of newryegrass varieties at Alcorn State University: Nutritional values, dry matter, growth and maturity.  Annual Meeting Mississippi Academy of Sciences. Feb 21-24

Cuadra, E. J., Johnson, R., Kisser, T., Vann, R. (2005).  Evaluating the effects of intra-vaginal progesterone releasing devices on the survival of embryos transferred to recipient post-pubertal Angus and crossbred cows. J. Anim. Sci 83 (Suppl.2):12

Harper, R., Bennett, W.A., Cuadra, E.J., Vaughn, C., Watson, C., Whitworth, N.S. (2005).  Effects of GnRH in combination with PGF2α on ovarian function in post-pubertal Holstein heifers.  J. Anim. Sci 83 (Suppl.2):11

Evans, H.L., Murphy, J., Cuadra, E.J., Willard, S.T., Vann, R.C. (2003).  The effects of cooling strategy during summer heat stress on production performance and body composition quality traits in lactating Holstein dairy cattle.  J. Anim. Sci 81(Suppl.2):15

Cuadra, E.J., Cox, N.M., Essig, H.W. (1984). Effects of feeding steers at two levels of  maintenance on pulsatile secretion of gonadotropins and induced preovulatory-like LH surges. J. Anim. Sci. 59 (Suppl. 1):26.

Boyd, M.E., Cox, N.M., Cuadra, E.J. (1983).  Effect of calf separation and cow flushing on  postpartum interval. J. Anim. Sci. 57 (Suppl. 1):181.  

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Dogan, S., Mason, M., Memili, E. (2013). Epigenetic mechanisms and mammalian reproduction. Accepted as chapter to book “Spermatozoa: Biology, Motility and Function and Chromosomal Abnormalities” via Nova Publishers.

Gilbert, G.L., Gilbert, E.A., Govindaraju, A., Jury, L., Mason, M.C., Pfeiffer, K.E., Rowlison, T.M., Ward, L., Kaya, A., Larson, J., Memili, E. Endocrine control of bull fertility. (2013). In “Cattle Domestication, Diseases and the Environment.” G. Liu, editor, Nova Publishers.

 

PRESENTATIONS

E.J. Cuadra, R. Vann, W.A. Bennett, R. Johnson, M. Mason* (2009). Assessing the benefits of exogenous progesterone supplementation on the survival of embryos transferred to recipient beef cows. Paper presented at the Mississippi Academy of Sciences Conference in Olive Branch, MS.

R. Johnson, W.A. Bennett, E. J. Cuadra, M.Mason*, V. Njiti (2009). Ultrasonographic monitoring of follicular growth and day of ovulation after use of PGF2α in combination with GnRH or GnRH and hCG in dairy heifers. Paper presented at the Association of Research Directors Conference in Atlanta, GA.

E.J. Cuadra, R. Vann, W.A. Bennett, R. Johnson, M.Mason* (2009). Assessing the benefits of exogenous progesterone supplementation on the survival of embryos transferred to recipient beef cows. Paper presented as a poster at the Association of Research Directors Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Mason, M., Cuadra, EJ., Elsasser, TH., Lopez, J., Yoonsung, J. (2011). Evaluating the interaction between progesterone, TNF alpha and cortisol on early loss of transferred embryos in beef cows. Canadian Journal of Animal Science. Paper presented at Association of Research Directors Conference in Atlanta, GA. 

Mason, M., Dogan, S., Kaya, A., Imumorin, I., Khatib, H., Cuadra, EJ., Memili, E. (2013). Sperm DNA Methylation Associated with Bull Fertility. Poster presentation at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego, CA.

Mason, M., Cuadra, EJ., Dogan, S., Memili, E., Larson, J., Elsasser, TH., Lopez, J., Yoonsung, J. (2013) The Role of Progesterone in Early Bovine Development and the Communication between Mother and Conceptus. Oral presentation at the Association of Research Directors Conference in Jacksonville, FL.