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Ryan A Cabot

Animal Sciences 

  • Assistant Head/Assoc Prof Animal Sciences
LILY Room 3-232
915 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Area of Expertise: Reproductive Physiology and Molecular Biology

Education: B.S. and Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
Post-doctoral Training: Adolf-Butenandt-Institute at the Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich, Germany

Research Program


ANSC 23000 - Physiology of Domestic Animals
ANSC 33300 - Physiology of Reproduction

Animal Sciences Graduate Programs Committee Chair

News Releases

Cellular Clues - Animal Sciences researchers look for links between egg quality and disease development - Purdue Agricultures Magazine, Summer 2007

Awards & Honors

(2011) Richard L. Kohls Outstanding Early Career Award. Purdue University.

(2010) New Investigator Award. Society for the Study of Reproduction.

(2010) Teaching for Tomorrow. Purdue University.

Selected Publications

Li, Y., Park, K., & Cabot, R. (2014). Dynamic changes in nuclear import of a NLS-bearing substrate during the 8-cell stage porcine embryo. Reproduction, Fertility and Development.

Huegel, S., Depping, R., Dittmar, G., Rother, F., Cabot, R., Hartmann, E., & Bader, M. (2014). Identification of importin alpha 7 specific transport cargoes using a proteomic screening approach. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 13(5), 1286-1298.

Bahls, Sheldon, R., Taheripour, P., Clifford, K., Foust, K., Breslin, E., Marchant-Ford, J., . . . Newcomer, S. (2014). Mothersäó» exercise during pregnancy programs vasomotor function in adult offspring. Experimental Physiology, 99(1), 205-219.

Li, Y., Park, K., & Cabot, R. (2013). Dynamic changes in nuclear import of a nuclear localisation signal-bearing substrate in 8-cell stage porcine embryos.. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, epub. doi; 10.1071-RD13205.

Park, K., Inerowicz, H., Wang, X., LI, Y., Koser, S., & Cabot, R. (2012). Identification of karyopherin '±1 and '±7 interacting proteins in porcine tissue.. PLoS One, 7(6). Retrieved from

Wang, X., Park, K., Koser, S., Liu, S., Magnani, L., & Cabot, R. (2012). KPNA7, an oocyte- and embryo-specific karyopherin '± subtype, is required for porcine embryo development.. Reproduction Fertility and Development, 24(2).

Foust, K., Li, Y., Park, K., Liu, S., & Cabot, R. (2012). The polycomb group protein EED varies in its ability to access the nucleus in porcine oocytes and cleavage stage embryos.. Animal Reproduction Science, 133(4-Mar).

Park, K., & Johnson, C. (2011). BIX-01294, an inhibitor of the histone methyltransferase EHMT2, disrupts H3K9 dimethylation in the cleavage stage porcine embryo. Reproduction, Fertility and Development.

Park, K., Johnson, C., & Wang, X. (2011). Differential developmental requirements for individual histone H3K9 methyltransferases in cleave stage porcine embryos. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 23(4), 551-560.

Newcomer, S., Taheripour, P., Bahls, M., Sheldon, R., Foust, K., & Bidwell, C. (2011). Impact of porcine maternal exercise training during pregnancy on endothelial call function of offspring at birth.. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease.