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Christopher A Bidwell

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
CRTN Room 2012
270 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2041

Area of Expertise: Genetics and Molecular Biology

Education: B.S., M.S. Purdue University; and Ph.D., University of California-Davis

Research Program


ANSC 51400 - Animal Biotechnology


Bidwell, C. A. Porcine Leptin Protein, Nucleic Acid Sequences Coding Therefor and Uses Thereof. U.S. Patent No. 6,277,592. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Bidwell, C. A. Method for Production of Tetraploid Channel Catfish. U.S. Patent No. 4,697,546. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Bidwell, C. A., Waddell, J. N., Taxis, T. M., Yu, H., Tellam, R. L., Neary, M., & Cockett, N. E. (2014). New insights into polar overdominance in callipyge sheep. Animal Genetics, 45 Suppl 1, 51-61. doi:10.1111/age.12132

Yu, H., Waddell, J. N., Kuang, S., & Bidwell, C. A. (2014). Park7 expression influences myotube size and myosin expression in muscle. PloS One, 9(3), e92030. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092030

Bahls, M., Bidwell, C., Hu, J., Tellez, A., Kaluza, G., Granada, J., . . . Newcomer, S. (2013). Gene expression differences during the heterogeneous progression of peripheral atherosclerosis in familial hypercholesterolemic swine. BMC Genomics, 14, 443. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/14/443

Bahls, M., Sheldon, R., Taheripour, P., Clifford, K., Foust, K., Bresilin, E., . . . Newcomer, S. (2013). Mothersäó» exercise during pregnancy programs vasomotor function in adult offspring. Experimental Physiology, 0, 15-Jan. Retrieved from http://10.1113/expphysiol.2013.075978

Tellam, R., Cockett, N., Vuocolo, T., & Bidwell, C. (2012). Genes contributing to genetic variation of muscling in sheep. Frontiers in Livestock Genomics, 3, 164.

Wang, M., Yu, H., Kim, Y., Bidwell, C., & Kuang, S. (2012). Myostatin facilitates slow and inhibit fast myosin heavy chain expression during myogenic differentiation. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 426(1), 83-88.

Bidwell, C., Tellam, R., Waddell, J., Vuocolo, T., Hadfield, T., & Cockett, N. (2012). The DLK1-DIO3 Imprinted Gene Cluster and the Callipyge Phenotype in Sheep. In Livestock Epigenetics (1, 73-88). New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.

Paczkowski, M., Yuan, Y., Fleming-Waddell, J., Spurlock, D., Krisher, R., & Bidwell, C. A. (2011). Alterations in the transcriptome of porcine oocytes derived from prepubertal and cyclic females is associated with developmental potential. Journal of Animal Sciences, 89(11), 3561-71.

Bahls, M., Hu, J., Krueger, C., Reed, J., Tellez, A., Kaluza, G., . . . Bidwell, C. A. (2011). Gene expression differences in healthy brachial and femoral arteries of Rapacz familial hypercholesterolemic swine. Gene Expression Differences in Healthy Brachial and Femoral Arteries of Rapacz Familial Hypercholesterolemic Swine, 43(12), 781-8.

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