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Kara R Stewart

Animal Sciences 

  • Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences
CRTN Room 3046
270 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2041

Area of Expertise: Reproductive Physiology

Education: B.S., Purdue University; M.S. and Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Research Program


ANSC 33300 - Physiology of Reproduction
ANSC 43500 - Reproductive Management of Farm Animals
ANSC 59500 - Mammary Gland Biology and Lactation

News Releases

Purdue webinar to provide latest PEDv information - Purdue News, April 2015

Purdue Extension conference to cover latest info on PED virus - Purdue News, September 2014

Selected Publications

Chapel, N. M., Lucas, J. R., Radcliffe, S., Stewart, K. R., & Lay, Donald C., Jr. (2018). Comparison of Vocalization Patterns in Piglets Which Were Crushed to Those Which Underwent Human Restraint. ANIMALS, 8(8). doi:10.3390/ani8080138

Harlow, K., Taylor, E. G., Casey, T. M., Hedrick, V., Sobreira, T., Aryal, U. K., . . . Stewart, K. R. (2018). Diet Impacts Pre-implantation Histotroph Proteomes in Beef Cattle. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH, 17(6), 2144-2155. doi:10.1021/acs.jproteome.8b00077

Lugar, D. W., Proctor, J. A., Safranski, T. J., Lucy, M. C., & Stewart, K. R. (2018). In utero heat stress causes reduced testicular area at puberty, reduced total sperm production, and increased sperm abnormalities in boars. ANIMAL REPRODUCTION SCIENCE, 192, 126-135. doi:10.1016/j.anireprosci.2018.02.022

Lugar, D. W., Ragland, D., & Stewart, K. R. (2017). Influenza outbreak causes reduction in semen quality of boars. JOURNAL OF SWINE HEALTH AND PRODUCTION, 25(6), 303-307.

Casey, T. M., Harlow, K., Ferreira, C. R., Sobreira, Tiago J. P., Schinckel, A. P., & Stewart, K. R. (2017). The potential of identifying replacement gilts by screening for lipid biomarkers in reproductive tract swabs taken at weaning. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ANIMAL RESEARCH, 46(1), 667-676. doi:10.1080/09712119.2017.1384733

Maile, L. A., Flowers, W., Stewart, K. R., Dysart, N., Garbacik, S., Nichols, T., . . . Passingham, K. (2014). Targeting a Novel Site on the aphaVbeta3 Integrin Reduces Hyperglycemia-Induced Changes in the Kidney of Diabetic Pigs. 35(3).

Maile, L. A., Busby, W. H., Gollahon, K. A., Flowers, W., Garbacik, N., Garbacik, S., . . . Clemmons, D. (2014). Blocking Ligand Occupancy of the alpha V beta 3 Integrin Inhibits the Development of Nephropathy in Diabetic Pigs. ENDOCRINOLOGY, 155(12), 4665-4675. doi:10.1210/en.2014-1318

Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S Russell Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

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