Fund Detail

This fund was formed to recognize the contribution of Dr. Jim Lauderdale to the field of reproductive physiology and to the American Society of Animal Science. Money from the club is used every three years to help support the Triennial Reproduction Symposium. In addition, money from this fund will now be used to support the ASAS Animal Physiology & Endocrinology Award.

The Lauderdale Appreciation Club will provide $2,000 plus accrued interest to fund the ASAS Triennial Animal Reproduction Symposium. Jim’s contributions to our scientific community and to the animal industry are appreciated. One key scientific contribution was his leadership to develop and obtain regulatory approval for Lutalyse. Throughout his career, especially during the past two decades, Jim performed exemplary service to ASAS, including his presidency of ASAS and FASS. He generously contributed his time and talents to many individuals and companies. Deepest appreciation is expressed to the generous contributors and to John Chenault, Mel DeJarnette, Harold Hafs, Mike Moseley, David Patterson, and Bob Zimbelman for the success of funding this club.

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Value of club as of 1/2017: $66,691

2014 Animal Physiology & Endocrinology Award Winner: Dr. Thomas R. Hansen

2013 Animal Physiology & Endocrinology Award Winner: Dr. Thomas Spencer

2015 Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Developmental Programming of Fertility

Lawrence Reynolds - The importance for understanding developmental programming impacts on fertility: An overview

Andy Roberts - Beef heifer development systems and lifetime productivity

Leo DeBrito - Effects of prenatal/neonatal nutrition on reproductive characteristics of adult bulls

Gary Williams - Nutritional programming of reproductive function in heifers

Mark Estienne - Environmental contaminants and developmental programming in livestock

Jill Schneider - Developmental programming of fertility in amphibians.

Michael Skinner - Epigenetic programming of postnatal testicular function

Fred vom Saal - Environmental effects on programming of reproductive behavior

Neil Evans - Environmental contaminants and programming of livestock

Lawrence Reynolds - Summary

2012 Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Impediments to Fertility in Domestic Animals

The obstacle course to successful establishment of pregnancy in domestic livestock species.

M. D. Utt and M. L. Day*, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus.

Sperm characteristics that limit success of fertilization. W. L. Flowers*, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

The ovarian follicular reserve in ruminants: What regulates its formation and size?
J. E. Fortune*, M. Y. Yang, and J. J. Allen, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Influence of follicle characteristics at ovulation on early embryo survival.
T. W. Geary*1, M. F. Smith2, M. D. MacNeil1, M. L. Day3, G. A. Bridges4, G. A. Perry5, F. M. Abreu3, J. A. Atkins2, K. G. Pohler2, E. M. Jinks3, and C. A. Roberts1, 1USDA-ARS, Fort Keogh, Miles City, MT, 2Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, 3Department of Animal Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, 4Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, Grand Rapids, 5Department of Animal and Range Sciences, South Dakota State University, Brookings.

Deficiencies in the uterine environment and failure to support embryo development. G. A. Bridges*, University of Minnesota, Grand Rapids.

Interactions of the embryo, uterus and corpus luteum for sustenance of embryos. T. R. Hansen*, A. Q. Antoniazzi, J. J. Romero, R. L. Ashley, and R. C. Bott, Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

Limitations in uterine and conceptus physiology that lead to fetal losses. J. L. Vallet*, USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE.

The spectrum of factors that impede pregnancy in dairy cows. R. L. A. Cerri*1, J. E. P. Santos2, W. W. Thatcher2, and J. L. M. Vasconcelos3, 1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2University of Florida, Gainesville, 3Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil.

2009 Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Livestock Reproduction in the 21st Century

Session 1: Global perspectives on animal health and livestock reproduction

A global perspective on the evolution of animal agriculture. R. D. Green*, Pfizer Animal Genetics, Sutton, NE.

Impact of animal health on endocrinology and reproduction in dairy cows. D. Wolfenson*1, Y. Lavon1, R. Meidan1, Z. Roth1, and G. Leitner2, 1The Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel, 2The Veterinary Institute, Bet-Dagan, Israel.

Challenges in matching the physiology and productivity of the modern commercial sow. G. R. Foxcroft*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

The impact of amino acid nutrition on pregnancy outcome in pigs: mechanisms and implications for swine production. G. Wu*1, F. W. Bazer1, G. A. Johnson1, S. W. Kim2, and T. E. Spencer1, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, 2North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

Session 2: Genetic influences on animal reproduction

Application of genome based technologies for identifying genes and their expression that are important for livestock reproduction. J. F. Taylor*, S. D. McKay, J. E. Decker, D. Vasco, M. C. McClure, J. W. Kim, M. A. Rolf, T. Taxis, and R. D. Schnabel, University of Missouri, Columbia.

Application of molecular and genetic tools for identification of reproductive traits to create and establish commercial lines of swine. T. Rathje*, Danbred North America, Columbus, NE.

Epigenetics: A mechanism of adaptation to perinatal events. R. Lane*, R. McKnight, L. Joss-Moore, Q. Fu, and X. Ke, Division of Neonatology, University of Utah Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City.

Impact of dam nutrition on subsequent growth and reproduction in beef heifers. R. N. Funston*, University of Nebraska, West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte.

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