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Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018


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Recent Publications

Development and evaluation of two live Salmonella-vectored vaccines for Campylobacter control in broiler chickens.  Adams, L.J., X. Zeng, and J. Lin.  2019.  Foodborne Pathogens and Diseases,

Cooking Up Health Smiles: White Chicken Chili.  Burney, J. L.  2019.  consumer factsheet.

Extensive within-host diversity of the colistin resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the chicken gut microbiome.  Li, X.P., J. Lin, et al.  2019.  International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.

Evaluation of in ovo vaccination of DNA vaccines for Campylobacter control in broiler chickens.  Liu, X., L. Adams, X. Zeng, and J. Lin.  2019.  Vaccines, 37(29):3785-3792.

Economic Impacts from On-Farm Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Event in Tennessee.  Menard, R. J., J. M. Thompson, B. C. English, D. W. Hughes, K. L. Jensen, A. P. Griffith, and S. A. Smith.  2019.  Review of Regional Studies. [Abstract]

Broiler chicken development: from genetic regulation to rural Rwandan production.  Mihelic, R.  2019.  M.S. Thesis.

Increasing Charcoal Efficiency for Brooding Broiler Chickens in Rural Rwanda.  Mihelic, R., E. R. Urban, T. Gill, M. O. Smith, and B. H. Voy.  2019.  African Journal of Poultry Farming, in press. [Abstract]

Developmental regulation of elongase enzyme expression in broiler chick adipose tissue.  Piacquadio, K., R. Mihelic, and B. H. Voy.  2019.  Poultry Science, vol. 98, E-suppl.1. [Abstract]

Utilization of perinatal programming in enhancing body composition in broiler chicken.  Piacquadio, K., S. Johnson, M. Kim, S. Das, K. McLean, and B. H. Voy.  2019.  UTIA Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UTBFC Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting,, Knoxville, TN.

Myofibrillar protein–curcumin nanocomplexes prepared at different ionic strengths to improve oxidative stability of marinated chicken meat products Wu, C., L. Li, Q. Zhong, R. Cai, P. Wang, X. Xu, G. Zhou, M. Han, Q. Liu, T. Hu, and T. Yin.  2019.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 99: 69-76.

Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiling of Chicken Adipose Tissue: Dual Purpose Benefit for Human Obesity and Poultry Production Beckford, R, E. Tague, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  Current Metabolomics. [Abstract]

Lipolysis Rapidly Induces the Formation of N-acyl Amino Acids In Vivo C. Gibson, S. Zaver, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  The Obesity Society, T-P-3370; Obesity Week 2018. [Abstract]