Dr. William Epperson

Dr. William Epperson

Title:

  • Professor and Head

Contacts:

epperson@cvm.msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-1300

Overview

Summary:

Since 2007, Dr. Epperson has served as professor and Department Head of Pathobiology and Population Medicine. He is board certified in veterinary Preventive Medicine with a subspecialty certification in Epidemiology.

Education:

  • Master of Science (M.S.), Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Ohio State University, The, 1990
  • Bachelor of Agriculture, Animal Science, Ohio State University, The, 1985
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine and Science, Ohio State University, The, 1985

Biography

Since 2007, Dr. Epperson has served as professor and Department Head of Pathobiology and Population Medicine. He is board certified in veterinary Preventive Medicine with a subspecialty certification in Epidemiology.

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • 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
  • 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

Journal Article

  • Pathogenesis of co-infections of influenza D virus and Mannheimia haemolytica in cattle.. Veterinary microbiology. Volume 231, Pages 246-253. 2019
  • 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
  • Influenza D Virus Infection in Feral Swine Populations, United States.. Emerging infectious diseases. Volume 24, Issue 6, Pages 1020-1028. 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
  • Use of focused ultrasonication in activity-based profiling of deubiquitinating enzymes in tissue.. Analytical biochemistry. Volume 515, Pages 9-13. 2016
  • Application of Functional Genomics for Bovine Respiratory Disease Diagnostics.. Bioinformatics and biology insights. Volume 9, Issue Suppl 2, Pages 13-23. 2015

Presentations

Poster

  • "Rapid prototyping and development of a tracheostomy tube for calves." MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. 2018