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Charles Long


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Department: VTPP

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  • Post Doctoral Training Gamete and Embryo Physiology, ARS-USDA 1998
  • PHD Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 1996
  • MS Department of Animal Science, University of Missouri, Columbia 1989
  • BS Department of Animal Science, University of Missouri, Columbia 1986

Scholarly Interests

developmental biology, gamete and embryo physiology, embryonic stem cells, assisted reproductive technologies, animal transgenics, somatic cell nuclear transfer, epigenetics, biomedical models, disease resistance


Cryopreservation of in vitro produced bovine embryos: Effects of lipid segregation and post-thaw laser assisted hatching.
Pryor J, Looney CR, Romo S, Kraemer DC and Long CR
Theriogenology. 75:24-33.
Clinical and molecular characterization of a re-established line of sheep exhibiting hemophilia A.
Porada CD, Sanada C, Long CR, Wood JA, Desai J, Frederick N, Millsap L, Bormann C, Menges SL, Hanna C, Flores-Foxworth G, Shin T, Westhusin ME, Liu W, Glimp H, Zanjani ED, Lozier JN, Pliska V, Stranzinger G, Joerg H, Kraemer DC, Almeida-Porada G
J Thromb Haemost. 8:276-285.
Laser Assisted Hatching in Bovine In Vitro Produced Embryos to Improve Pregnancy Rates
Charles R. Long
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae Supplement . 2:311-317.
New commercial opportunities for advanced reproductive technologies in horses, wildlife and companion animals.
Long CR, Walker SC, Tang RT, Westhusin ME
Theriogenology. 59:139-149.
Birth of piglets after transfer of embryos cryopreserved by cytoskeletal stabilization and vitrification.
Dobrinsky JR, Pursel VG, Long CR, Johnson LA
Biol Reprod. 62:564-570.
Initiation and organization of events during the first cell cycle in mammals: Applications in cloning
Fissore RA, Long CR, Duncan RP and Robl JM
Cloning. 1:89-100.
In vitro production of pig embryos: culture media and boar comparisons.
Long CR, Dobrinsky JR and Johnson LA
Theriogenology. 51:1375-1390.
Down-regulation of viral replication by lentiviral-mediated expression of short-hairpin RNAs against vesicular stomatitis virus ribonuclear complex genes.
Ramirez-Carvajal L, Long CR
Antiviral Res. 95(2):150-8.
Examination of DNA methyltransferase expression in cloned embryos reveals an essential role for Dnmt1 in bovine development.
Golding MC, Williamson GL, Stroud TK, Westhusin ME, Long CR
Mol Reprod Dev. 78(5):306-17.
Embryo production and possible species preservation by nuclear transfer of somatic cells isolated from bovine semen.
Liu J, Westhusin M, Long C, Johnson G, Burghardt R, Kraemer D
Theriogenology. 74(9):1629-35.
Applications of RNA interference-based gene silencing in animal agriculture.
Long CR, Tessanne KJ, Golding MC
Reprod Fertil Dev. 22(1):47-58.
Evaluation of culture systems for attachment and proliferation of epithelial cells cultured from ovine semen.
Liu J, Westhusin M, Johnson G, Raudsepp T, Chowdhary B, Burghardt R, Long C, Kraemer D
Anim Reprod Sci. 115(1-4):49-57.
Synchronisation of canine germinal vesicle stage oocytes prior to in vitro maturation alters the kinetics of nuclear progression during subsequent resumption of meiosis.
Hanna C, Menges S, Kraemer D, Long CR
Reprod Fertil Dev. 20(5):606-14.
Identification, amplification and characterization of miR-17-92 from canine tissue.
Boggs RM, Moody JA, Long CR, Tsai KL, Murphy KE
Gene. 404(1-2):25-30.
Cloning to reproduce desired genotypes.
Westhusin ME, Long CR, Shin T, Hill JR, Looney CR, Pryor JH, Piedrahita JA
Theriogenology. 55(1):35-49.
Evidence for placental abnormality as the major cause of mortality in first-trimester somatic cell cloned bovine fetuses.
Hill JR, Burghardt RC, Jones K, Long CR, Looney CR, Shin T, Spencer TE, Thompson JA, Winger QA, Westhusin ME
Biol Reprod. 63(6):1787-94.
Development rates of male bovine nuclear transfer embryos derived from adult and fetal cells.
Hill JR, Winger QA, Long CR, Looney CR, Thompson JA, Westhusin ME
Biol Reprod. 62(5):1135-40.
Suppression of prion protein in livestock by RNA interference.
Golding MC, Long CR, Carmell MA, Hannon GJ, Westhusin ME
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103(14):5285-90.
Epigenetic and genomic imprinting analysis in nuclear transfer derived Bos gaurus/Bos taurus hybrid fetuses.
Dindot SV, Farin PW, Farin CE, Romano J, Walker S, Long C, Piedrahita JA
Biol Reprod. 71(2):470-8.
Genome edited sheep and cattle.
Proudfoot C, Carlson DF, Huddart R, Long CR, Pryor JH, King TJ, Lillico SG, Mileham AJ, McLaren DG, Whitelaw CB, Fahrenkrug SC
Transgenic Res.
Expression of Porcine Fusion Protein IRF7/3(5D) Efficiently Controls Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Replication.
Ramírez-Carvajal L, Díaz-San Segundo F, Hickman D, Long CR, Zhu J, Rodríguez LL, de Los Santos T
J Virol. 88(19):11140-53.
Sustained expression of insulin by a genetically engineered sertoli cell line after allotransplantation in diabetic BALB/c mice.
Kaur G, Thompson LA, Pasham M, Tessanne K, Long CR, Dufour JM
Biol Reprod. 90(5):109.
Reshaping the transcriptional frontier: epigenetics and somatic cell nuclear transfer.
Long CR, Westhusin ME, Golding MC
Mol Reprod Dev. 81(2):183-93.
Transgenic sheep generated by lentiviral vectors: safety and integration analysis of surrogates and their offspring.
Cornetta K, Tessanne K, Long C, Yao J, Satterfield C, Westhusin M
Transgenic Res. 22(4):737-45.
Efficient TALEN-mediated gene knockout in livestock.
Carlson DF, Tan W, Lillico SG, Stverakova D, Proudfoot C, Christian M, Voytas DF, Long CR, Whitelaw CB, Fahrenkrug SC
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 109(43):17382-7.
Viral particles of endogenous betaretroviruses are released in the sheep uterus and infect the conceptus trophectoderm in a transspecies embryo transfer model.
Black SG, Arnaud F, Burghardt RC, Satterfield MC, Fleming JA, Long CR, Hanna C, Murphy L, Biek R, Palmarini M, Spencer TE
J Virol. 84(18):9078-85.
Assessment of canine oocyte viability after transportation and storage under different conditions.
Hanna C, Long C, Hinrichs K, Westhusin M, Kraemer D
Anim Reprod Sci. 105(3-4):451-6.

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