McDowell KJ, DC Sharp, A Fazleabas, RM Roberts, FW Bazer.
1982. Partial characterization of the equine uteroferrin-like
protein. J Reprod Fert Suppl 32:329-334.
Grubaugh W, DC Sharp, LA Berglund, KJ McDowell, DM Kilmer,
LS Peck, KW Seamans. 1982. Effects of pinealectomy in pony
mares. J Reprod Fert Suppl 32:293-295.
Sharp DC, W Grubaugh, LA Berglund, KJ McDowell, DM Kilmer,
LS Peck, KW Seamans, CL Chen. 1982. Effects of pituitary
stalk transection on endocrine function in pony mares.
J Reprod Fert Suppl 32:297-302.
McDowell KJ, DC Sharp, LS Peck, LL Cheves. 1985. The effect
of restricted conceptus mobility on maternal recognition
of pregnancy in mares. Equine Vet J Suppl 3: 23-24.
Sharp DC, KJ McDowell. 1985. Critical events surrounding
the maternal recognition of pregnancy in mares. Equine
Vet J Suppl 3:19-22.
McDowell KJ, DC Sharp, W Grubaugh. 1987. Comparison of
progesterone versus progesterone + oestrogen on total and
specific uterine proteins in pony mares. J Reprod Fert
McDowell KJ, DC Sharp, W Grubaugh, WW Thatcher, CJ Wilcox.
1988. Restricted conceptus mobility results in failure
of pregnancy maintenance in mares. Biol Reprod 39:340-348.
McDowell KJ, DC Sharp, AT Fazleabas, RM Roberts. 1990.
Two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of proteins
synthesized and released by pony conceptuses and endometria.
J Reprod Fert 89:107-115.
McDowell KJ, DG Powell, CB Baker. 1992. Effect of book
size and age on foaling rates in Thoroughbred horses. J
Equine Vet Sci 12:364-367.
McDowell KJ, MH Adams, NM Williams. 1993. Characterization
of oviductal proteins synthesized and released at estrus
and at day 4 after ovulation in bred and nonbred mares.
J Exp Zool 267:217-224.
McDowell KJ, MH Adams, TL Smith, CB Baker. 1993. Retinol
binding protein in equine endometrium. Equine Vet J Suppl
McDowell KJ, MH Adams, CB Baker. 1993. Chorionic gonadotropin
a and ß subunit RNA's are present in equine placental
membranes by day 30 of pregnancy. J Equine Vet Sci 13:515-518.
Baker CB, TV Little, KJ McDowell. 1993. The per live cycle
foaling rate in mares. Equine Vet J Suppl 15:28-30.
McDowell KJ, MH Adams, CB Baker. 1995. Cloning and sequencing
equine transferrin cDNA: synthesis and secretion of transferrin
by conceptus membranes. Biol Reprod Mono 1:141-149.
McDowell KJ, MH Adams, KM Franklin, CB Baker. 1995. Changes
in equine endometrial retinol binding protein RNA during
the estrous cycle, early pregnancy and with exogenous steroids.
Biol Reprod 52:438-443.
McDowell KJ, TV Little, PJ Timoney, MH Adams. 1996. Characterisation
of proteins in seminal plasma of stallions, geldings, and
geldings supplemented with testosterone. Res Vet Sci 61:33-37.
Guruprasad K, T Blundell, S Xie, J Green, B Szafranska,
RJ Nagel, K McDowell, CB Baker, RM Roberts. 1996. Comparative
modeling and analysis of amino acid substitutions suggests
that the family of pregnancy-associated glycoproteins includes
both active and inactive aspartic proteinases. Protein
Farmerie TA, RA Abbud, PR Budworth, CM Clay, RA Keri,
KJ McDowell, MW Wolfe, JH Nilson. 1997. Characterization
of the equine glycoprotein hormone alpha-subunit gene reveals
divergence in the mechanism of pituitary and placental
expression. Biol Reprod 57:1104-1114.
McDowell KJ, MH Adams, CY Adam, KS Simpson. 1999. Changes
in equine endometrial oestrogen receptor alpha and progesterone
receptor mRNA’s during the oestrous cycle, early
pregnancy and with exogenous steroids. J Reprod Fertil
Simpson KS, MH Adams, CY Behrendt-Adam, CB Baker, KJ McDowell.
1999. Identification and initial characterization of calcyclin
and phospholipase A2 in equine conceptuses. Mol Reprod
Behrendt-Adam CY, MH Adams, KS Simpson, KJ McDowell. 1999.
Oxytocin-neurophysin I mRNA expression by equine endometrium.
Dom Anim Endo 16:183-192.
Green JA, S Xie, B Szafranska, X Gan, AG Newman, K McDowell,
RM Roberts. 1999. Identification of a new aspartic proteinase
expressed by the outer chorionic cell layer of the equine
placenta. Biol Reprod 60:1069-1077.
Behrendt-Adam CY, MH Adams, KS Simpson, KJ McDowell. 2000.
The effects of steroids on endometrial oxytocin mRNA production.
J Reprod Fertil Suppl 56:297-304.
Simpson KS, MH Adams, CY Behrendt-Adam, CB Baker, KJ McDowell.
2000. Differential gene expression between day 12 and day
15 equine conceptuses. J Reprod Fertil Suppl 56: 539-547.
Thway TM, CM Clay, JK Maher, DK Reed, KJ McDowell, DF
Antczak, RL Eckert, JH Nilson, MW Wolfe. 2001. Immortalization
of equine trophoblast cell lines of chorionic girdle cell
lineage by simian virus-40 large T antigen. J Endocrinology
Webb BA, WE Barney, DL Dahlman, SN DeBorde, C Weer, NM
Williams, JM Donahue, KJ McDowell. 2004. Eastern Tent Caterpillars
Cause Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome. J Insect Physiol
McDowell KJ, BA Webb, NM Williams, JM Donahue, KE Newman, MD Lindemann, and DW Horohov. 2010. Editorial Board Invited Review: The role of caterpillars in mare reproductive loss syndrome – a model for environmental causes of abortion. J Animal Sci 88:1379-1387.
Nicole Sullivan. 1997. Lyman T. Johnson Minority Fellow (1995-1997). Thesis title: Molecular Cloning and Chromosomal Localization of the Equine Estrogen Receptor. Ms Sullivan obtained a position as a laboratory technician after she completed her MS degree.
Christa Adam. 1999. John Hughes International Equine
Reproduction Fellowship (1998). Larry Ewing Memorial Trainee
Fellowship (1999). Dissertation title: Equine Uterine Endometrial
Oxytocin: Changes in mRNA Abundance during the Estrous
Cycle, Early Pregnancy, and with Exogenous Steroids, and
Oxytocin Effects on Uterine PGF2a Release In Vitro. Upon
graduation Dr. Adam obtained a tenure-track assistant professorship
at Missouri Western State University.
Kristen Simpson. 1999. NIH-Predoctoral Fellow (1998-1999),
Geoffrey C. Hughes Fellow (1994-1998), University Open
Competition Fellowship (1996-1997), University Allocated
Fellowship (1995-1996). Dissertation title: Differentially
expressed genes during early equine conceptus development:
temporal and spatial expression from day 12 through day
30 of gestation. Dr. Simpson obtained a post-doctoral fellow
in the Department of OB/GYN at the University of Kentucky.
Kimberly Smith. 2000. Kentucky Research Challenge Fellow
(1998-2000), Kentucky Research Challenge Grant (1999).
Thesis title: The Relationship Between Oxytocin and Prostaglandin
PGF2a at the Expected Time of Luteolysis in Mares. After
completing her MS degree, Ms Smith obtained her DVM at
Auburn Veterinary School, and is now in private practice
in West Virginia.
Michelle Ward. 2001. Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation
Fellow (1999-2000). Thesis title: Development of a Perifusion
Culture System to Examine Oxytocin and Prostaglandin PGF2a
Interaction in the Mare. After obtaining her MS degree,
Ms Ward was employed at Washington State University School
of Veterinary Medicine, and subsequently went on to attend
Scarlett Black, MS. 2008. Thesis topic: Effects of the Herbicides Plateau and Cimarron on Pregnancy Maintenance in Broodmares”. Ms Black’s stipend and research were funded by a USDA-ARS research grant. Upon completion of her MS degree Ms Smith attended Auburn University Veterinary School.
Drew Hestad, MS in progress.