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Christopher A Bidwell

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.8016
765.494.9347
POUL Room 117
125 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2042

Area of Expertise: Genetics and Molecular Biology

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

Research Program

Teaching

ANSC 51400 - Animal Biotechnology

Patents

Bidwell, C. A. (2001). 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. (1987). 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

Bahls, M., Bidwell, C. A., Hu, J., Tellez, A., Kaluza, G. L., Granada, J. F., . . . Newcomer, S. C. (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. D., Taheripour, P., Clifford, K. A., Foust, K. B., Bresilin, E. D., . . . Newcomer, S. C. (2013). Mothers’ exercise during pregnancy programs vasomotor function in adult offspring. Experimental Physiology, 0, 1-15. Retrieved from http://10.1113/expphysiol.2013.075978

Wang, M., Yu, H., Kim, Y. S., Bidwell, C. A., & 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.

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

Newcomer, S. C., Taheripour, P., Bahls, M., Sheldon, R. D., Foust, K. B., Bidwell, C. A., & Cabot, R. (2012). Impact of porcine maternal aerobic exercise training during pregnancy on endothelial cell function of offspring at birth. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 3(1), 4-9.

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

Bahls, M., Bidwell, C. A., Hu, J., Krueger, C. G., Reed, J. D., Tellez, A., . . . Newcomer, S. C. (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.

Paczkowski, M., Yuan, Y., Fleming-Waddell, J., Bidwell, C. A., Spurlock, D., & Krisher, R. (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.

Byrne, K., Vuocolo, T., Gondro, C., White, J. D., Cockett, N. E., Hadfield, T., . . . Tellam, R. L. (2010). A gene network switch enhances the oxidative capacity of skeletal muscle during late fetal development. BMC Genetics, 11, 378.

Byrne, K., Colgrave, M. L., Vuocolo, T., Pearson, R., Bidwell, C. A., Cockett, N. E., . . . Tellam, R. L. (2010). The imprinted retrotransposon-like gene PEG11 (RTL1) is expressed as a full-length protein in skeletal muscle from callipyge sheep.. PLoS One, 5, e8638.