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Dr. Jennifer Patterson

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Job Title: Science Coordinator & Ag/Science Instructor
Office: AB-101
Phone: (580) 477-7849
E-mail: jennifer.patterson@wosc.edu
Education Level: B.S., M.S., PhD
Field of Study: Animal Science
Currently Teaching: Animal Science

Education:

Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Texas Tech University (2000)

Master of Science, Animal Science, Texas Tech University (2002)

Doctor of Philosophy, Animal Science, University of Arkansas (2012)

Post-doctorate, Animal Science, University of Kentucky

 

Courses Taught at Western:

  • Introduction to Animal Science
  • Animal Management Techniques
  • Livestock Management
  • Undergraduate Research Methods
  • Range Management
  • Livestock Feeding
  • Equine Management
  • Agriculture Orientation
  • Fundamentals of Food Science
  • Agriculture Internship
  • Communications in Agriculture
  • Livestock Evaluation

 

Selected Publications:

Matthews, J. C., Z. Zhang, J. D. Patterson, P. J. Bridges, A. J. Stromberg, and J. A. Boling. 2014. Hepatic transcriptome profiles differ among maturing beef heifers supplemented with inorganic, organic, or mixed (50% Inorganic:50% Organic) forms of dietary selenium. Biol. Trace Elem. Res. 160(3):321-39. 

Patterson, J. D., W. R. Burris, J. A. Boling, and J. C. Matthews. 2013. Individual intake of free-choice mineral mix by grazing beef cows may be less than typical formulation assumptions and form of Selenium in mineral mix affects blood Se concentrations of cows and their suckling calves. Biol. Trace Elem. Res. 155(1):38-48. 

Skees, C., P. J. Bridges, J. D. Patterson, and J. C. Matthews. 2013. Gestational Form of Supplemental Selenium (Se) Affects Gene Expression in the Newborn Calf Testis. II. Spermatogenesis. J. Anim. Sci., Vol 91, E-supplement 2, pg 115-116. (Conference Abstract)

Patterson, J. D., M. L. Looper, B. C. Williamson, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr. 2012. Influence of maternal environment during conception and late-gestation, and heifer fescue-cultivar during development on growth and fertility of crossbred beef heifers. AAES Res. Series 606:35-40.

Patterson, J. D., G. R. Gilbert, K. B. Krieger, M. A. Sales, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr. 2012. Season of collection and heat shock protein 70 haplotype influences semen quality characteristics of Holstein bulls. AAES Res. Series 606:41-44.

Looper, M. L., J. D. Patterson, B. C. Williamson, D. M. Hallford, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr. 2012. Relationship of body condition with serum prolactin, antral follicle count, and calving rate of beef cows. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 90. E-Suppl. (Conference Abstract)

Patterson, J. D., M. L. Looper, B. C. Williamson, M. A. Sales, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr. 2011. Effects of fescue cultivar and heat shock protein 70 haplotype on growth and fertility of crossbred beef heifers. AAES Res. Series 597:57-59.

Williamson, B. C., M. L. Looper, J. D. Patterson, M. A. Sales, K. P. Coffey, M. Ata, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr. 2011. Relationships among single nucleotide polymorphisms in the cytochrome P450 gene and molecular breeding values, and steer performance. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89. E-Suppl. 2:8. (Conference Abstract)