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Matthew E. Wilson

Associate Professor 

Reproductive Physiology and Animal and Nutritional Sciences
2206 Agricultural Science Bldg.
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-6108


Post Doctoral, West Virginia University 2000-2001
PhD, Physiology of Reproduction, with Genetics minor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 1999
MS, Physiology of Reproduction, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 1996
BS, Animal Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1994

Annual Teaching

ANPH 301 – Introduction to Animal Physiology
ANPH 405 – Animal Physiology Laboratory
ANPH 424 – Reproductive Physiology
ANPR 393 – Pork Production

Research Interests

Placental function, Progesterone Catabolism, Embryonic development

Representative Publications (out of 51)

O’Neil, M. R., G. P. Lardy, C. O. Lemley, M. E. Wilson, L. P. Reynolds, J. S. Caton, and K. A. Vonnahme. 2009. Estradiol-17b and linseed meal interact to alter visceral organ mass and hormone levels from ovariectomized ewes. Domestic Animal Endocrinology (In Press).

Lemley, C. O., J. M. Koch, K. P. Blemings and M. E. Wilson. 2009. Alterations in progesterone catabolic enzymes, CYP2C and CYP3A, in hepatocytes challenged with insulin and glucagon. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 8:39-46.

Kiess, A. S., B. M. Stinefelt, M. E. Wilson, H. Klandorf, K. P. Blemings. 2008. Murine hepatic aminoadipate semialdehyde synthase appears to be post-translationally regulated. Nutrition Research 28:859-865.

Galbreath, C. W., E. J. Scholljegerdes, G. P. Lardy, K. G. Odde, M. E. Wilson, J. W. Schroeder and K. A. Vonnahme. 2008. Effect of feeding flax or linseed meal on progesterone clearance rate in ovariectomized ewes. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 35:164-169.

Lemley, C. O., J. M. Koch, K. P. Blemings, K. M. Krause and M. E. Wilson. 2008. Concomitant changes in progesterone catabolic enzymes, cytochrome P450 2C and 3A, with plasma insulin concentrations in ewes supplemented with sodium acetate or sodium propionate. Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 2:1223-1229.

Lemley, C. O., S. T. Butler, W. R. Butler and M. E. Wilson. 2008. Short Communication: Insulin Alters Hepatic Progesterone Catabolic Enzymes, Cytochrome P450 2C and 3A, in Dairy Cows. Journal of Dairy Science 91:641-645.

Wilson, M. E. and J. M. Koch. 2008. Growth hormone modulation of the early uterine environment and conceptus development in sheep. Havemeyer Monograph Series 21:24-26.

Koch, J. M., D. C. Lay Jr., K. A. McMunn and M. E. Wilson. 2007. Alternative method to induce molt that addresses hen well-being. Poultry Science 86:614-620.

Smith, D. L., B. M. Stinefelt, K. P. Blemings and M. E. Wilson. 2006. Diet-induced alterations in progesterone clearance appear to be mediated by insulin signaling in hepatocytes. Journal of Animal Science 84:1102-1109.