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Karen Jones

Karen Jones, Professor

Animal Science

Dr. Jones arrived at SIUC in 1999 after completing her doctoral training at Texas A and M University.

Dr. Jones hobbies include swimming, quilting, gardening and walking her dogs. She is married with two children and one grandson. She is a reproductive physiologist and molecular geneticist.

Karen Jones

Office Phone: 618 | 453-2496
E-mail: kljones@siu.edu 
Office: Agriculture Building, Room 178

Special Interests

  • Animal biotechnology
  • Fescue toxicosis
  • Seasonality in horses
  • Lipid metabolism

Education

  • Ph.D. [1999], Texas A and M University
  • M.S. [1996], Texas A and M University
  • B.S. [1989], Texas A and M University

Classes

  • ANS 332 Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • UHON 351 Sustainable Agriculture
  • AGRI 550 Teaching and Research Communications
  • AGRI 351 i2i Project Development

Recent Publications and Awards

  • Southern Illinois University Faculty and Staff Excellence Award Program, The Women of Distinction Award, 2012.
  • Oberhaus, E., K.L. Jones, S.S. King. 2015. Immunohistochemical localization of prolactin receptors within the equine ovary. J Equine Vet Sci. 35(1):7-12.
  • Haag, K.T., D.M. Magalhães-Padilha, G.R. Fonseca, A. Wishral, M.O. Gastal, S.S. King, K.L. Jones, J.R. Figueiredo, E.L. Gastal. 2013. In vitro culture of equine preantral follicles obtained via biopsy pick-up method. Therio. 79(6):911-917.
  • Haag, K.T., D.M. Magalhães-Padilha, G.R. Fonseca, A. Wishral, M.O. Gastal, S.S. King, K.L. Jones, J.R. Figueiredo, E.L. Gastal. 2013.  Quantification, morphology and viability of equine preantral follicles obtained via biopsy pick-up method. Therio. 79(4):599-609.
  • Faulkner, M.J., P.M. Walker, R.L. Atkinson, L.A. Forster, K.L. Jones, and J.M. Carmack. 2012.  Effects of low fat, modified wet distiller’s grain with solubles on the performance of limit-fed beef cows. Prof Anim Sci. 28:604-611.  
  • Magalhães-Padilha, D.M., G.R. Fonseca, K.T. Haag, A. Wischral, M.O. Gastal, K.L. Jones, J. Geisler-Lee, J.R. Figueiredo, and E.L. Gastal. 2012. Long-term in vitro culture of ovarian cortical tissue in goats: effects of FSH and IGF-I on preantral follicular development and FSH and IGF-I receptors mRNA expression. Cell and Tissue Research. 350:503-511
  • Gudla, P. A.A. AbuGhazaleh, A. Ishlak, K. Jones.  2012. The effect of level of forage and oil supplement on biohydrogenation intermediates and bacteria in continuous cultures. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 171: 108-116.
  • Potu, R. B., A. A., AbuGhazaleh, D. Hastings, K. Jones, and S. A. Ibrahim. 2011. The Effect of Lipid Supplements on Ruminal Bacteria in Continuous Culture Fermenters Varies with the Fatty Acid Composition.  Journal of Microbiology. 49(2):216-223.
  • King, S.S., E.A. Dille, T. Marlo, J.F. Roser, and K.L. Jones.  2010. Ovarian prolactin activity: Evidence of local action and production.  Anim Reprod Sci. 121S:51-53.