Dr. Amelia Woolums

Dr. Amelia Woolums

Department

  • Pathobiology and Population Medicine

Discipline

  • Veterinary Medicine

Title

  • Professor

Contacts

aw1873@msstate.edu

Overview

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PHD), Pathology , University of California, Davis , 1998
  • Master of Science (MS), Science/Veterinary Science , University of Saskatchewan , 1991
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Veterinary Medicine , Purdue University , 1988

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • Digital mRNA profiling of high-risk beef cattle at arrival substantiates markers of bovine respiratory disease.  Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD). 2021
  • Multipopulational transcriptomic analysis of high-risk beef cattle on arrival reveals genes and mechanisms which may predict bovine respiratory disease.  American Association of Bovine Practitioners. 2021
  • The effect of number of cattle per pen on stocker cattle health and antimicrobial resistance.  Academy of Veterinary Consultants. 2020
  • Hematological network analysis defines mechanisms associated with bovine respiratory disease and performance. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases .  Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD). 2020
  • The effect of number of cattle per pen on stocker cattle health and performance.  Journal of Animal Science. Volume 98, Issue Supplement 1. 2020
  • Increased expression of viral defense genes at arrival may contribute to BRD-associated mortality.  Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases . 2019
  • Whole blood RNA-seq analysis at arrival to identify biomarkers of respiratory disease risk in stocker cattle.  Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases . 2019
  • Impact of management decisions on bovine respiratory disease morbidity and mortality risks.  Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. 2019
  • Whole blood RNA-Seq analysis of stocker calves reveals insights into BRD.  Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases . 2019
  • Whole blood RNA-Seq analysis of stocker calves at arrival provides immunological and metabolic distinction related to BRD.  2019 Bovine Respiratory Disease Symposium . 2019
  • Whole blood transcriptome analysis reveals altered pathways related to inflammation and fatty acid metabolism in stocker calves that develop bovine respiratory disease.  International Veterinary Immunology Symposium . 2019
  • On-arrival blood transcriptomes identify altered immune pathways in stocker cattle that develop bovine respiratory disease.  American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum . 2019
  • Assesment of On-Arrival Vaccination and Deworming on Stocker Cattle Health and Growth Performance.  Journal of Animal Science. 2018

Extension Publication

  • A Scoring System to Help Producers Assess Heat Stress. Mississippi State University Extension Factsheet. MSU. Issue P3464. 2020

Journal Article

  • Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus (BRSV) Infection Detected in Exhaled Breath Condensate of Dairy Calves by Near- Infrared Aquaphotomics. Molecules. Volume 27, Pages 549-562. 2021
  • Multipopulational transcriptome analysis of post-weaned beef cattle at arrival further validates candidate biomarkers for predicting clinical bovine respiratory disease. Scientific Reports. Volume 11, Issue 1, Page 23877. 2021
  • Genes and regulatory mechanisms associated with experimentally-induced bovine respiratory disease identified using supervised machine learning methodology.. Scientific Reports. Volume 11, Issue 1, Page 22916. 2021
  • Comprehensive at-arrival transcriptomic analysis of post-weaned beef cattle uncovers type I interferon and antiviral mechanisms associated with bovine respiratory disease mortality.. PloS one. Volume 16, Issue 4, Page e0250758. 2021
  • Profiling Mannheimia haemolytica infection in dairy calves using Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) and Multivariate Analysis (MVA). Nature Scientific Reports. Volume 11, Pages 1392-1405. 2021
  • Recognizing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle: How to Visually Record Respiration Rate. MSU. Issue P3465. 2020
  • Systemic and local immune responses of beef calves vaccinated post transportation and at the time of a mild respiratory tract infection. Bovine Practitioner. 2020
  • Aerosol Delivery of Synthetic mRNA to Vaginal Mucosa Leads to Durable Expression of Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies against HIVMolecular Therapy. Volume 28, Issue 3, Pages 805-819. 2020
  • Aerosol Delivery of Synthetic mRNA to Vaginal Mucosa Leads to Durable Expression of Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies against HIV.. Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy. 2020
  • Whole blood transcriptomic analysis of beef cattle at arrival identifies potential predictive molecules and mechanisms that indicate animals that naturally resist bovine respiratory diseasePLoS ONE. Volume 15, Issue 1. 2020
  • Pharmacokinetics of tulathromycin following administration to stocker cattle with remote delivery devicesJournal of Animal Science. Volume 97, Issue 11, Pages 4482-4487. 2019
  • Pathogenesis of co-infections of influenza D virus and Mannheimia haemolytica in cattle.. Veterinary microbiology. Volume 231, Pages 246-253. 2019
  • Effect of a DNA‑based immunostimulant on growth, performance, and expression of inflammatory and immune mediators in beef calves abruptly weaned and introduced to a concentrate diet. Journal of Animal Science. Volume 97, Issue 1, Pages 111-121. 2019
  • Effect of a DNA-based immunostimulant on growth, performance, and expression of inflammatory and immune mediators in beef calves abruptly weaned and introduced to a complete ration.. Journal of animal science. 2018
  • Multidrug resistant Mannheimia haemolytica isolated from high-risk beef stocker cattle after antimicrobial metaphylaxis and treatment for bovine respiratory diseaseVeterinary Microbiology. Volume 221, Pages 143-152. 2018
  • A randomized controlled trial to test the effect of on-arrival vaccination and deworming on stocker cattle health and growth performance. Bovine Practioner. Volume 52, Issue 1. 2018

Presentations

Oral Presentation

  • "Digital mRNA profiling of high-risk beef cattle at arrival substantiates markers of bovine respiratory disease.." Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), CRWAD, Chicago, IL. 2021
  • "Multipopulational transcriptomic analysis of high-risk beef cattle on arrival reveals genes and mechanisms which may predict bovine respiratory disease." Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), AABP, Salt Lake City, UT. 2021
  • "Distinct gene expression patterns associated with BRD identified by statistical and machine learning approaches." Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), CRWAD, Virtual. 2020
  • "Blood biomarker discovery in high-risk stocker cattle at-arrival: differentiating respiratory health and disease.." Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases(CRWAD) , CRWAD, Virtual. 2020
  • "Transcriptomic profiling of BRD-attributed mortality in stocker cattle identifies active inflammatory and antiviral pathways at arrival.." Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), AABP, Virtual. 2020
  • "Multi-tissue transcriptomic analysis of BRSV-infected cattle using machine learning and statistical approaches.." CVM Research Day, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. 2020
  • "Making Antibiotics Work for You in the Modern Era: Antibiotic Resistance." Cattlemen's College, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, San Antonio, TX. 2020
  • "Pharmacokinetics of tulathromycin following administration with remote delivery devices.." American Soc. of Anim. Sci and Canadian Soc. of Anim. Sci 2018 Meeting, ASAS, Vancouver BC . 2018

Poster

  • "Hematological network analysis defines mechanisms associated with bovine respiratory disease and performance." Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), CRWAD, Chicago, IL. 2021
  • "Multi-tissue transcriptomic analysis of BRSV-infected cattle using machine learning and statistical approaches." National Association of Veterinary Scientists Dual Degree Colloquium., , Virtual. 2020
  • "Developing a rapid non-invasive and portable assay for Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) diagnosis using Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy." Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Mississippi Aademy of Sciences, Mississippi State Universtiy. 2019
  • "Rapid prototyping and development of a tracheostomy tube for calves." MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. 2018