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Paul Siegel

Univ. Distinguished Prof. Emeritus of Animal & Poultry Sci.

Genetics


BS - 1953, University of Connecticut
MS - 1954, Kansas State University
PhD - 1956, Kansas State University

Publications (2012-2014):

Blevins, S., P. B. Siegel, D. J. Blodgett, M. Ehrich, and R. M. Lewis. 2012. Liver enzymes in White Leghorns selected for the SRBC immune response. Poult. Sci. 91:322-326.

Sumners, L. H., C. M. Cox, S. Kim, J. E. Salevsky, P. B. Siegel, and R. A. Dalloul. 2012. Immunological responses to Clostridium perfringens alpha-toxin in two genetically divergent lines of chickens as influenced by major histocompatability genotype. Poult. Sci. 91:592-603.

Ek, W., S. Marklund, A. Ragavendran, P. Siegel, W. Muir, and O. Carlborg. 2012. Generation of multi-locus chicken introgression line to study the effects of genetic interactions on metabolic phenotypes in chickens. Frontiers in Genet. Arch.10.3389/fgene.2012.00029.

Zhao, X. L., C. F. Honaker, and P. B. Siegel. 2012. Phenotypic responses of chickens to long-term selection for high or low antibody titers to sheep red blood cells. Poult. Sci. 91:1047-1056.

Yalcin, S., S. Ozkan, P. Siegel, C. Yenisey, and M. Aksit. 2012. Manipulation of incubation temperatures to increase cold resistance of broilers: Influence on embryo development, organ weights, hormones, and body composition. J. Poult. Sci. 49:133-139.

Albrecht, H. N., P. B. Siegel, F. W. Pierson, M. L. McGilliard, and R. M. Lewis. 2012. Reproductive soundness is higher in chickens selected for low as compared to high antibody response. Poult. Sci. 91:1796-1803.

Zhao, X. L., P. B. Siegel, Y. P. Liu, Y. Wang, E. R. Gilbert, Q. Zhu, and L. Zhang. 2012. Housing system affects broiler characteristics of local Chinese breed reciprocal crosses. Poult. Sci. 91:2405-2410.

Dunnington, E. A., E. R. Gilbert, and P. B. Siegel. 2012. Growth in chickens: Glucose tolerance. Anim. Sci. Image Gallery (PowerPoint presentation designed for high school and college genetics courses). [NAL 5174]: http://anscigallery.nal.usda.gov/browse.php.

Dunnington, E. A., E. R. Gilbert, and P. B. Siegel. 2012. Growth in chickens: Insulin sensitivity. Anim. Sci. Image Gallery (PowerPoint presentation designed for high school and college genetics courses). [NAL 5175]: http://anscigallery.nal.usda.gov/browse.php.

Albrecht, H. N., P. B. Siegel, F. W. Pierson, and R. M. Lewis. 2012. Egg quality traits differ in hens selected for high as compared to low antibody response to sheep red blood cells. Poult. Sci. 91:3025-3031.

Yalcin, S., N. Bagdathoglu, C. Yenisey, P. B. Siegel, S. Ozkan, and M. Aksit. 2012. Effect of manipulation of incubation temperatures on fatty acid profiles and antioxidant enzyme activities in meat-type chicken embryos. Poult. Sci. 91:3260-3271.

Alvarez-Castro, J. M., A. LeRouzic, L. Andersson, P. B. Siegel, and O. Carlborg. 2012. Modeling of genetic interactions improves prediction of hybrid patterns – a case study in domestic fowl. Genetics Research 94:255-266.

Newmyer, B. A., W. Nandar, R. I. Webster, E. Gilbert, P. B. Siegel, and M. A. Cline. 2013. Neuropeptide Y is associated with changes in appetite-associated hypothalamic nuclei but not food intake in a hypophagic avian model. Behav. Brain Res. 236:327-331.

Zhao, L., G. Wang, P. B. Siegel, C. He, W. Zhao, Z. Zhai, F. Tian, J. Zhao, H. Zhang, Z. Sun, W. Chen, Y. Zhang, and H. Meng. 2013. Quantitative genetic background of the host influences gut microbiomes in chickens. Sci.Rep.3:1163;DOI:10.1038/srep01163.

Aksit, M., S. Yalcin, P. B. Siegel, C. Yenisey, D. Ozdemir, and S. Ozkan. 2013. Broilers respond to cooler ambient temperatures after heat acclimation during incubation and early postnatal age. J. Appl. Poult. Sci. 22: 298-307.

Dunnington, E. A., C. F. Honaker, M. L. McGilliard, and P. B. Siegel. 2013. Phenotypic responses of chickens to long-term, bidirectional selection for juvenile body weight – Historical perspective. Poult. Sci. 92: 1724-1734.

Ka, S., E. Markljung, H. Ring, F. W. Albert, M. Harun-Or-Rashid, P. Wahlberg, P. M. Garcia-Roves, J. R. Zierath, D. M. Denbow, S. Paabo, P. B. Siegel, L. Andersson, and F. Hallbook. 2013. Expression of carnitine palmitoyl-CoA transferase-1B is influenced by a cis-acting eQTL in two chicken lines selected for high and low body weight. Physiol. Genomics 45: 367-376.

Siegel, P. B., and C. F. Honaker. 2013. Using long-term selection experiments in the molecular era. Proc. 8th European Poult. Genetics Sympos. 1-2. Venice, Italy.

Siegel, P. B., and C. F. Honaker. 2013. Poultry breeding strategies for hot climates. Proc. Int. Congr. on Advancements in Poult. Prod. in the Middle East and African States. 16-21. Antalya, Turkey.

Ahsan, M., X. Li, A. E. Lundberg, M. Kierczak, P. B. Siegel, O. Carlborg, and S. Marklund. 2013. Identification of candidate genes and mutations in QTL regions for chicken growth using bioinformatics analysis of NGS and SNP-chip data. Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Computational Biol. doi:10.3389/fgene.2013.00226.

Hagen, C., B. Newmyer, R. Webster, E. Gilbert, P. B. Siegel, and M. Cline. 2013. Stimulation of food intake after central galanin is associated with arcuate nucleus activation and does not differ between genetically selected low and high body weight lines in chickens. Neuropeptides 47: 281-285.

Zhang, W., L. H. Sumners, P. B. Siegel, M. A. Cline, and E. R. Gilbert. 2013. Quantity of glucose transporter and appetite-associated factor mRNA in various tissues after insulin injection in chickens selected for low or high body weight. Physiol. Genomics 45: 1084-1094.

Pettersson, M. E., A. M. Johansson, P. B. Siegel, and O. Carlborg. 2013. Dynamics of adaptive alleles in the divergently selected body weight lines of chickens. Genes, genomics, genetics 3: 2305-2312.

Yin, H., S. Zhang, E. Gilbert, P. Siegel, Q. Zhu, and E. Wong. 2014. Expression profiles of muscle genes in chickens divergently selected for high and low body weight. Poult. Sci. 93: 147-153.

Siegel, P. B. 2014. Evolution of the modern broiler and feed efficiency. Ann. Rev. Anim. Biosciences. 2:375-385.

Dunnington, E. A., P. Callo, and P. B. Siegel. 2014. Growth in chickens: 5. Variation in vocal maturation. Anim. Sci. Image Gallery (PowerPoint presentation designed for high school and college genetics courses). [NAL 5203]: http://anscigallery.nal.usda.gov/browse.php.

Dunnington, E. A., and P. B. Siegel. 2014. Growth in chickens: Responses to selection. Anim. Sci. Image Gallery (PowerPoint presentation designed for high school and college genetics courses). [NAL 5206]: http://anscigallery.nal.usda.gov/browse.php.

Dunnington, E. A., and P. B. Siegel. 2014. Growth in chickens: Relaxed selection, 0-54. Anim. Sci. Image Gallery (PowerPoint presentation designed for high school and college genetics courses). [NAL 5207]: http://anscigallery.nal.usda.gov/browse.php.

Meng, H., Y. Zhang, L. Zhao, W. Zhao, C. He, C. F. Honaker, Z. Zhai, Z. Sun, and P. B. Siegel.  2014.Body weight selection affects quantitative genetic correlated responses in gut microbiota. PLoS One 9: 1-7.

Zhang, S., R. McMillan, M. Hulver, P. B. Siegel, L. Sumners, W. Zhang, M. Cline, and E. Gilbert. 2014. Chickens selected for high body weight show relative impairment in fatty acid oxidation efficiency and metabolic flexibility in skeletal muscle and white adipose tissue. Intern. J. Obesity doi:10.1038/ijo.2014.8

Loyau, T., A. Collin, C. Yenisey, S. Crochet, P. B. Siegel, M. Aksit, and S. Yalcin. 2014. Exposure of embryos to cyclically cold incubation temperatures durably affects energy metabolism and anti-oxidant pathways in broiler chickens. Poult. Sci. doi:10.3382/ps.2014-03881.

Sumners, L. H., W. Zhang, X. Zhao, C. F. Honaker, S. Zhang, M. A. Cline, P. B. Siegel, and E. R.Gilbert. 2014. Chickens from lines artificially selected for juvenile low and high body weight differ in glucose homeostasis and pancreas physiology. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part A: Molecular Integr. Physiol. 172: 57-65.

Siegel, P. B., and C. F. Honaker. 2014. General principles of stress and well-being. Pages 14-23 in: Livestock Handling and Transport. 4th Edition. T. Grandin (ed.) CABI Pub. Co., New York.

Zhao, X., L. H. Sumners, E. R. Gilbert, P. B. Siegel, W. Zhang, M. A. Cline. 2014. Delayed feeding after hatch caused compensatory increases in blood glucose concentration in fed chicks from low but not high body weight lines. Poult. Sci. 93: 617-624.

Lewis, R. M., P. B. Siegel, and I. Kyriazakis. 2014. Genetic sensitivity to pathogenesis: response to E.maxima challenge in high and low antibody selection lines of chickens. Proc. 10th World Cong. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Pinto, F. L., A. –M. Molin, E. R. Gilbert, C. Honaker, P. Siegel, G. Andersson, L. Andersson, and D. –J.de Koning. 2014. Whole transcriptome sequencing in reciprocal crosses suggests parent-of-origin effects on gene expression in the chicken genome. Proc. 10th World Cong. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Vancouver, BC, Canada.

    Paul Siegel