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Reproductive Physiology

Matthew E. Wilson

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Associate Dean for Programs
Associate Director of WVAFES
Professor of Reproductive Physiology

Reproductive Physiology and Animal and Nutritional Sciences 
4103 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


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


Placental function, Progesterone Catabolism, Embryonic development


Parenti, L., A. M. Foreman,  M. E. Wilson , O. Wirth and B. J. Meade.  2016. Selecting Quality Service Dogs (Part 3): Recommendations.  The Chronicle of the Dog. Spring 2016:24-29.

Parrish, J.J., M.F. Smith, R.D. Geisert, D.L. Davis,  M.E. Wilson and W.L. Flowers.  2015. How to communicate with undergraduate students that lack an animal science or agricultural background. Animal Frontiers 5:54-59.

Foreman A. M., L. Parenti,  M. E. Wilson , O. Wirth and B. J. Meade.  2015. Selecting Quality Service Dogs (Part 2): Temperament Characteristics.  The Chronicle of the Dog Winter 2015:25-32.

Parenti, L. O. Wirth, J. Meade and  M.E. Wilson 2015. Selecting and Breeding Quality Service Dogs (Part 1): Genetic and Health Considerations.  The Chronicle of the Dog Summer 2015:71-77.

Baughman, P., A. Foreman, L. Parenti, J.R. Scotti, B.J. Meade,  M.E. Wilson and O. Wirth.  2015. APDT Research Spotlight: Project ROVER's survey of assistance dog providers.  The Chronicle of the Dog Summer 2015:30-33.