Department of Animal Science
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
North Carolina State University


Dr. Charlotte E. Farin

Professor
Associate Faculty Member, Department of Population Health and Pathobiology
Member of Physiology, Biotechnology and Genomic Sciences Faculties
Research: 70%
Teaching: 30%
Phone: 919-515-4022
Fax: 919-515-6884
Email: Char_Farin@ncsu.edu

Research Interests: Cellular & molecular mechanisms in reproduction with a focus on bovine in vitro embryo production, embryo/fetal development and oocyte maturation; Applications of reproductive technologies to improve livestock production with a focus on ovulation synchronization & artificial insemination in small ruminants.

Teaching Interests: ANS/PHY 702 Reproductive Physiology of Mammals (Fall-odd years), ANS/PHY 602/802 Seminar in Biology of Reproduction (Spring-even years), ANS 452-ANS/PHY 552 Advanced Reproductive Physiology & Biotechnology (Spring-odd years; Spring-distance education), ANS/AEE/PB 208 Agricultural Biotechnology: Issues and Implications (Spring); Advises 35 undergraduates

Commodity Interests: Beef, Dairy, Small Ruminants

Representative Publications
:

Bowdridge EC, Knox WB, Whisnant CS, Farin CE. 2011. NCSynch: a protocol for ovulation synchronization and timed artificial insemination in goats. Proc Am Soc for Anim Sci Annual Meetings, July 10-14, New Orleans LA (abstr).

Whitley NC, Farin CE, Knox WB, Townsend L, Horton JR, Moulton K. 2011. Comparison of two ovulation synchronization methods for timed artificial insemination in goats. Proc Am Soc for Anim Sci Annual Meetings, July 10-14, New Orleans LA (abstr).

Bing JQ, Pratt S, Gillen L-A, Farin CE. 2011. Undergraduate performance in a domestic animal laboratory taught via distance education. J Anim Sci 89:297-301. Epub 2010 Sept 10.

Farin CE, Farmer WT, Farin PW. 2010. Pregnancy recognition and abnormal offspring syndrome. Reprod Fertil Dev 22:75-87.

Farin CE, Alexander JE, Farin PW. 2010. Expression of messenger RNAs for insulin-like growth factors and their receptors in bovine fetuses at early gestation from embryos produced in vivo or in vitro. Theriogenology 74:1288-1295.

Wrench N, Pinto CRF, Klinefelter GR, Dix DJ, Flowers WL, Farin CE. 2010. Effect of season on fresh and cryopreserved stallion semen. Anim Reprod Sci 119:219-227.

Whang HS, Hunt MA, Wrench N, Hockney JE, Farin CE, Tonelli A. 2007. Nonoxynol-9-alpha-cyclodextrin inclusion compound and its application for the controlled release of nonoxynol-9 spermicide. J Applied Polymer Sci 106:4104-4109.

Farin CE, Rodriguez KF, Alexander JE, Hockney JE, Herick JL, Kennedy-Stoskopf S. 2007. The role of transcription in EGF- and FSH-mediated oocyte maturation in vitro. Anim Reprod Sci. 98:97-112.

Rodriguez KF, Blomberg LA, Zuelke KA, Miles JR, Alexander JE, Farin CE. 2006. Identification of mRNAs associated with gonadotropin-induced oocyte maturation in the mouse using serial analysis of gene expression. Physiol Genomics 27:318-327.

Wrench N, Pinto CRF, Klinefelter G, Farin CE. 2006. Seasonal expression and pattern of SP22 immunolocalization in stallion semen. Anim Reprod Sci 94:32-35.


Farin PW, Piedrahita JA, Farin CE. 2006. Errors in development of fetuses and placentas from in vitro-produced bovine embryos. Theriogenology 65:178-191.

Miles JR, Farin CE, Rodriguez KF, Alexander JE, Farin PW. 2005. Effects of embryo culture on angiogenesis and morphometry of bovine placentas during early gestation. Biol Reprod 73:663-671.

Miles JR, Farin CE, Rodriguez KF, Alexander JE, Farin PW. 2004. Angiogenesis and morphometry of bovine placentas in late gestation from embryos produced in vivo or in vitro. Biol Reprod 71:1919-1926.

Farin CE, Farin PW, Piedrahita J, 2004. Development of fetuses from in vitro produced and cloned bovine embryos. J Anim Sci 82(E Suppl):E53-E62.

Dindot SV, Farin PW, Farin CE, Romano J, Walker S, Long C, Piedrahita JA. 2004. Epigenetic and genomic imprinting analysis in nuclear transfer derived Bos gaurus/Bos taurus hybrid fetuses. Biol Reprod 71:470-478.

Rodriguez KF, Farin CE, 2004. Gene transcription and oocyte maturation. Reprod Fert Dev 16:55-67.

Rodriguez KF, Farin CE, 2004. Developmental capacity of bovine cumulus oocyte complexes after transcriptional inhibition of germinal vesicle breakdown. Theriogenology 61:1499-1511.

Rodriguez KF, RM Petters, Crosier AE, Farin CE, 2002. Role of gene transcription and PKA subtype activation in murine oocyte maturation. Reproduction 123:799-806.

Crosier AE, Farin CE, Rodriguez KF, Blondin P, Alexander JE, Farin PW, 2002. Development of skeletal muscle and expression of candidate genes in bovine fetuses from embryos produced in vivo or in vitro. Biol Reprod 67:401-408.

Crosier AE, Farin PW, Dykstra MJ, Alexander JE, Farin CE, 2001. Ultrastructural morphometry of bovine blastocysts produced in vivo or in vitro. Biol Reprod 64:1375-138

Farin PW, Crosier AE, Farin CE, 2001. Influence of in vitro systems on embryo survival and fetal development in cattle. Theriogenology 55:151-170.

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