Thomas E. Weber
2110 University Boulevard
Ames, IA 50011
B.S.: Purdue University, Animal Science
M.S.: Purdue University, Animal Science/Swine Nutrition
Ph.D.: Purdue University, Animal Science/Physiology
Purdue University LOUJA Graduate Student Award, 2000 & 2003
Purdue University School of Agriculture Scholarship Award of Excellence, 1992
American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)
Iowa State University Nutritional Sciences Council
World Aquaculture Society
Ding, S.T., A.P. Schinckel, T.E. Weber, and H.J. Mersmann. Expression of porcine transcription factors and genes related to fatty acid metabolism in different tissues and genetic populations. J. Anim. Sci. 78:2127-2134. 2000.
Weber, T.E., A.P. Schinckel, K.L. Houseknecht, and B.T. Richert. Evaluation of conjugated linoleic acid and dietary antibiotics as growth promotants in weanling pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 79:2542-2549. 2001.
Weber, T.E., and M.E. Spurlock. Leptin alters antibody isotype in the pig in vivo, but does not regulate cytokine expression or stimulate STAT3 signaling in peripheral blood monocytes in vitro. J. Anim. Sci. 82:1630-1640. 2004.
Jacobi, S., K.M. Ajuwon, T.E. Weber, J.L. Kuske, C.J. Dyer, and M.E. Spurlock. Cloning and expression of porcine adiponectin, and its relationship to adiposity, lipogenesis, and the acute phase response. J. Endocrinol. 182:133-144. 2004.
Weber, T.E., B.C. Small, and B.G. Bosworth. Lipopolysaccharide regulates myostatin and MyoD independently of an increase in plasma cortisol in channel catfish. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 28:64-73. 2004.
Weber, T.E., and B.G. Bosworth. Effects of 28 day exposure to cold temperature or feed restriction on growth, body composition, and expression of genes related to muscle growth and metabolism in channel catfish. Aquaculture 246:483-492. 2005.
Weber, T.E., B.T. Richert, M.A. Belury, Y. Gu, K. Enright, and A.P. Schinckel. Evaluation of the effects of dietary fat, conjugated linoleic acid, and ractopamine on growth performance, pork quality, and fatty acid profiles in genetically lean gilts. J. Anim. Sci. 84:720-732. 2006.
Weber, T.E., and B. J. Kerr. Butyrate differentially regulates cytokines and proliferation in porcine peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Vet. Immunol. and Immunopath. 113:139-147. 2006.
Lammers, P., B. Kerr, M. Honeyman, K. Stalder, W. Dozier, T.E. Weber, and K. Bregendahl. Nitrogen-corrected apparent metabolizable energy value of crude glycerol for laying hens. Poultry Sci. 87:104-107. 2008.
Weber, T.E., and B.J. Kerr. Effect of sodium butyrate on growth performance and response to lipopolysaccharide in weanling pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 86:442-450. 2008.
Dozier, W.A. III, B.J. Kerr, A. Corzo, M.T. Kidd, T.E. Weber, and K. Bregendahl. Apparent metabolizable energy of glycerin for broiler chickens. Poultry Sci. 87:317-322. 2008.
Weber, T.E., B.J. Kerr, and M.E. Spurlock. Regulation of hepatic peroxisome proliferator activated receptor α but not adiponectin by dietary protein in finshing pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. and Anim. Nutr. 92:519-620.
Lammers, P.J., B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, W.A. Dozier III, M.T. Kidd, K. Bregendahl, and M.S. Honeyman. Digestible and metabolizable energy of crude glycerol in growing pigs. J. Anim Sci. 86:602-608. 2008.
Weber, T.E., C.J. Ziemer, and B.J. Kerr. Effects of adding fibrous feedstuffs to the diet of young pigs on growth performance, intestinal cytokines, and acute-phase proteins. J. Anim. Sci. 86:871-881. 2008.
Alexander, L.S., A. Qu, S.A. Cutler, A. Mahajan, S.M. Lonergan, M.F. Rothschild, T.E. Weber, B.J. Kerr, and C.H. Stahl. Response to dietary phosphate deficiency is affected by genetic background in growing pigs. Submitted to J. Anim. Sci. 86:2585-2595. 2008.
Kerr, B.J., C.J. Ziemer, T.E. Weber, S.L. Trabue, B.L. Bearson, G.C. Shurson, and M.H. Whitney. Comparative sulfur analysis using thermal combustion or inductively coupled plasma methodology and mineral composition of common livestock feedstuffs. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2377-2384.
Lammers, P.J., B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, K. Bregendahl, S.M. Lonergan, K.J. Prusa, D.U. Ahn, W.C. Stoffregen, W.A. Dozier 3rd, and M.S. Honeyman. Growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and tissue histology of growing pigs fed crude glycerin-supplemented diets. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2962-2970.
Kerr, B.J., T.E. Weber, W.A. Dozier III, and M.T. Kidd. Digestible and metabolizable energy content of crude glycerin originating from different sources in growing pigs. Submitted to J. Anim. Sci. (December 2008).
Weber, T.E., S.L. Trabue, C.J. Ziemer and B.J. Kerr. Evaluation of elevated dietary corn fiber from corn germ meal in growing female pigs. Submitted to J. Anim. Sci. (January 2009).
Weber, T.E., S.L. Trabue, C.J. Ziemer and B.J. Kerr. Metabolic effects of two dietary fiber sources in growing female pigs. Submitted to J. Anim. Sci. (April 2009).
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