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

Effect of complexed trace minerals on cumulus-oocyte complex recovery and embryo production in beef cattle.  Dantas, F., F. Oliveira, R. Carvalho, G. Franco, S. Reese, C. Abbott, R. R. Payton, J. L. Edwards, J. Russell, J. K. Smith, and K. Pohler.  2019.  Journal of Animal Science, 97(4):1478-1490.

Fine-tuned adaptation of embryo-endometrium pairs at implantation revealed by gene regulatory networks F. H. Biase, I. Hue, S. Moorey, F. Jaffrezic, D. Laloe, H. Lewin, and O. Sandra.  2019.  PLOS Biology.

Embryo development in cattle and interactions with the reproductive tract Lonergan, P., J. M. Sanchez, D. J. Mathew, C. Passaro, and T. Fair.  2019.  Reproduction, Fertility and Development.

Embryogenic cell suspensions for high-capacity genetic transformation and regeneration of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.). Biotechnology for Biofuels 12: 290. DOI : 10.1186/s13068-019-1632-3 Ondzighi-Assoume, C.A, J. Willis, W. Ouma, S. Allen, Z. King, W. Parrottt, W. Liu, J. N. Burris, S. Lenaghan, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2019.  Biotechnology for Biofuels.

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]

Do differences in the endometrial transcriptome influence conceptus development to Day 14 in cattle? Sanchez J. M., C. Passaro, N. Forde, J. A. Browne, S. Behura, B. Fernandez, D. J. Mathew, A. Kelly, S. Butler, T. E. Spencer, and P. Lonergan.  2019.  Biology of Reproduction. [Abstract]

Bovine endometrium responds differentially to age-matched short and long conceptuses Sanchez, J. M., D. J. Mathew, C. Passaro, G. Charpigny, S. Behura, T. E. Spencer, and P. Lonergan.  2019.  Biology of Reproduction. [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. K. Smith, and K. Pohler.  2018.  IETS, Abstract-poster presentation at International Embryo Technology Society Meeting. Bangkok, Thailand.

Unexpected patterns of segregation distortion at a selfish supergene in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta K. Ross, and D. D. Shoemaker.  2018.  BMC Genetics, Nov 7;19(1):101. [Abstract]

Maternal Dietary Fish Oil Influences the Adipose Transcriptome in Offspring.  Mihelic, R, R. Beckford, M. Huff, M. E. Staton, S. Das, J. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  FASEB Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1_supplement April 2018. [Abstract]

Mitochondrial-related consequences of heat stress exposure during bovine oocyte maturation persist in early embryo development Payton, R. R., L. A. Rispoli, K. A. Nagel, C. Gondro, A. M. Saxton, B. H. Voy, and J. L. Edwards.  2018.  Journal of Reproduction and Development, 64(3):243-251.

Factors in cattle affecting embryo transfer pregnancies in recipient animals.  Roper, D. A., F. N. Schrick, J. L. Edwards, F. M. Hopkins, T. M. Prado, J. B. Wilkerson, A. M. Saxton, C. D. Young, and W. B. Smith.  2018.  Animal Reproduction Science, 199:79-83.