EDUCATION:

BS, Animal Science, Iowa State University, 1979
MS, Animal Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1984
PhD, Animal Breeding / Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987
Post doctoral, Dairy Science Department, University of Wisconsin - Madison 1988

TEACHING:

AnSci/DySci 361 Intro to Animal & Veterinary Genetics
AnSci/DySci 362 Veterinary Genetics
AnSci/DySci 363 Principles of Animal Breeding
An Sci 431 Beef Cattle Production

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Frie MC, Sporer KRB, Kirkpatrick BW, Coussens PM.2017. T and B cell activation profiles from cows with and without Johne's disease in response to in vitro stimulation with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 193-194:50-56. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2017.10.005. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Kamalludin MH, Guerra AG, Wiltbank M, Kirkpatrick BW. 2017. Trio, a novel high fecundity allele: I. Transcriptome analysis of granulosa cells from carriers and non-carriers of a major gene for bovine ovulation rate. Biol Reprod. 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox133. [Epub ahead of print]

García-Guerra A, Kirkpatrick BW, Wiltbank MC. 2017. Follicular waves and hormonal profiles during the estrous cycle of carriers and non-carriers of the Trio allele, a major bovine gene for high ovulation and fecundity. Theriogenology. 2017 Sep 15;100:100-113. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2017.05.029. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

García-Guerra A, Motta JCL, Melo LF, Kirkpatrick BW, Wiltbank MC. 2017. Ovulation rate, antral follicle count, and circulating anti-Müllerian hormone in Trio allele carriers, a novel high fecundity bovine genotype. Theriogenology. 2017 Oct 1;101:81-90. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2017.05.026. Epub 2017 Jun 3.

Sallam AM, Zare Y, Alpay F, Shook GE, Collins MT, Alsheikh S, Sharaby M, Kirkpatrick BW. 2017. An across-breed genome wide association analysis of susceptibility to paratuberculosis in dairy cattle. J Dairy Res. 2017 Feb;84(1):61-67.

Kirkpatrick BW, Morris CA. 2015. A Major Gene for Bovine Ovulation Rate. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 5;10(6):e0129025.

Alpay F, Zare Y, Kamalludin MH, Huang X, Shi X, Shook GE, Collins MT, Kirkpatrick BW. Genome-wide association study of susceptibility to infection by Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in Holstein cattle. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 4;9(12):e111704.

Zare Y, Shook GE, Collins MT, Kirkpatrick BW. Short communication: Heritability estimates for susceptibility to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection defined by ELISA and fecal culture test results in Jersey cattle. J Dairy Sci. 2014 Jul;97(7):4562-7.

Zare Y, Shook GE, Collins MT, Kirkpatrick BW. Genome-wide association analysis and genomic prediction of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in US Jersey cattle. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 11;9(2):e88380.

Zare Y, Shook GE, Collins MT, Kirkpatrick BW.Evidence of birth seasonality and clustering of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in US dairy herds.Prev Vet Med. 2013 Nov 1;112(3-4):276-84. Epub 2013 Aug 7.

Zare Y, Shook GE, Collins MT, Kirkpatrick BW.Evidence of birth seasonality and clustering of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in US dairy herds.Prev Vet Med. 2013 Nov 1;112(3-4):276-84. Epub 2013 Aug 7.

Kirkpatrick BW, Shook GE. Genetic susceptibility to paratuberculosis.. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2011 Nov;27(3):559-71, vi. Review.

Kirkpatrick BW, Shi X, Shook GE, Collins MT. Whole-Genome association analysis of susceptibility to paratuberculosis in Holstein cattle. Anim Genet. 2011 Apr;42(2):149-60.

Huang W, Kirkpatrick BW, Rosa GJ, Khatib H. A genome-wide association study using selective DNA pooling identifies candidate markers for fertility in Holstein cattle. Anim Genet. 2010 Dec;41(6):570-8.

Bierman CD, Kim E, Shi XW, Weigel K, Jeffrey Berger P, Kirkpatrick BW. Validation of whole genome linkage-linkage disequilibrium and association results, and identification of markers to predict genetic merit for twinning.
Anim Genet. 2010 Aug;41(4):406-16. Epub 2010 Mar 11.

Kim ES, Kirkpatrick BW. Linkage disequilibrium in the North American Holstein population.. Anim Genet. 2009 Jun;40(3):279-88. Epub 2009 Feb 10.

Kim ES, Berger PJ, Kirkpatrick BW. Genome-wide scan for bovine twinning rate QTL using linkage disequilibrium. Anim Genet. 2009 Jun;40(3):300-7. Epub 2009 Feb 10.

PATENTS

Method for Determining the Sex of an Embryo. Publication date: 1998-06-02 Publication number: US5,759,772