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Kendall Swanson

 

Kendall Swanson
Professor

Office: 166 Hultz Hall
Phone: 701-231-6502
E-mail: kendall.swanson@ndsu.edu

 

Research interests:

Beef cattle production
Feedlot nutrition
Cow/calf nutrition
Ruminant nutritional physiology
Energy and protein metabolism
Pancreatic function
Developmental programming

Training/Education:

Postdoctoral Research Associate; USDA Meat Animal Research Center, 2001-2003
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; University of Kentucky, 2000 - 2001
PhD (Ruminant Nutritional Physiology); University of Kentucky, 2000
MS (Nutritional Physiology); North Dakota State University, 1996
BS (Animal & Range Science); North Dakota State University, 1994

Courses taught:

ANSC 773; Energy Metabolism
ANSC 774; Nitrogen Metabolism
ANSC 813; Domestic Animal Endocrinology

 
Recent Publications:

Keomanivong, F. E., L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, E. A. Kuemper, R. D. Yunusova, P. P. Borowicz, J. D. Kirsch, K. A. Vonnahme, J. S. Caton, and K. C. Swanson. 2016. Effects of realimentation after nutrient restriction during mid- to late-gestation on pancreatic digestive enzymes, serum insulin and glucose levels, and insulin-containing cell cluster morphology. J. Anim. Physiol. Nutr. (DOI: 10.1111/jpn.12480)

Keomanivong, F. E., C. O. Lemley, L. E. Camacho, R. Yunusova, P. P. Borowicz, J. S. Caton, A. M. Meyer, K. A. Vonnahme, and K. C. Swanson. 2016. Influence of nutrient restriction and melatonin supplementation of pregnant ewes on maternal and fetal pancreatic digestive enzymes and insulin-containing clusters. Animal. 10:440-448.

Prezotto, L. D., L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, F. E. Keomanivong, J. S. Caton, K. A. Vonnahme, and K. C. Swanson. 2016. Effects of nutrient restriction followed by realimentation in beef cows during early- and mid-gestation on maternal and fetal hepatic and small intestinal mass and in vitro oxygen consumption. Animal. 10:.829-837

Kennedy, V. C., M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, and K. A. Vonnahme. 2016. Supplementation of corn dried distiller’s grains plus solubles to gestating beef cows fed low-quality forage: I. Altered intake behavior, body condition and reproduction. J. Anim. Sci. 94:240-247.

Salim, H., K. M. Wood, J. P. Cant, and K. C. Swanson. 2016. Short Communication: Influence of feeding increasing levels of dry or modified wet corn distillers grains plus solubles in whole corn grain-based finishing cattle diets on pancreatic mass, and α-amylase and trypsin activity. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96:294-298.

Salim, H., K. M. Wood, J. P. Cant, and K. C. Swanson. 2015. Influence of feeding increasing levels of dry or modified wet corn distillers grains plus solubles in whole corn grain-based finishing diets on hepatic and renal mass, and glutathione peroxidase and urea cycle enzyme activities in finishing cattle. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 95:407-415.

Patino, H. O., F. S. Medeiros, C. H. Pereira, K. C. Swanson, and C. McManus. 2015. Productive performance, meat quality and fatty acid profile of steers finished in confinement or supplemented at pasture. Animal. 9:966-972.

Glanc, D. L., C. P. Campbell, J. Cranfield, K. C. Swanson, and I. B. Mandell. 2015. Effects of production system and slaughter weight endpoint on growth performance, carcass traits, and beef quality from conventionally and naturally produced beef cattle. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 95:37-47.

Hart, C. G., L. E. Camacho, K. C. Swanson, K. A. Vonnahme, and C. O. Lemley. 2014. Hepatic steroid metabolizing enzyme activity during early, mid, and late bovine pregnancy. Dom. Anim. Endocrin. 49:31-38.

Klein, S. I., P. L. Steichen, A. Islas, R. S. Goulart, T. C. Gilbery, M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, and C. R. Dahlen. 2014. Effects of alternate day feeding of dried distiller’s grain plus solubles to forage-fed beef cows in mid- to late-gestation. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2677-2685.

Wood, K. M., Y. R. Montanholi, C. F. Fitzsimmons, S. P. Miller, B. W. McBride, and K. C. Swanson. 2014. Characterization and evaluation of residual feed intake measured in mid- to late-gestation mature beef cows and relationships with circulating serum metabolites and linear body measurements. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 94:499-508.

Swanson, K. C., A. Islas, Z. E. Carlson, R. S. Goulart, T. C. Gilbery, and M. L. Bauer. 2014. Influence of dry-rolled corn processing and increasing dried corn distillers grains plus solubles inclusion for finishing cattle on growth performance and feeding behavior. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2531-2537.

Camacho, L. E., C. O. Lemley, L. D. Prezotto, M. L. Bauer, H. C. Freetly, K. C. Swanson, and K. A. Vonnahme. 2014. Effects of maternal nutrient restriction followed by re-alimentation during mid-gestation on uterine blood flow in beef cows. Theriogenology. 81:1248-1256.

Abo-Ismail, M. K., G. Vander Voort, E. J. Squires, K. C. Swanson, I. B. Mandell, P. Stothard, S. Moore, G. Plastow, and S. P. Miller. 2014. Single nucleotide polymorphisms for feed efficiency and performance in crossbred beef cattle. BMC Genetics. 15:14.

Salim, H., K. M. Wood, P. L. McEwen, G. Vandervoort, S. P. Miller, I. B. Mandell, J. P. Cant, and K. C. Swanson. 2014. Influence of feeding increasing level of dry or modified wet corn distillers grains plus solubles in whole corn grain-based finishing diets on growth performance, carcass traits, and feeding behavior in finishing cattle. Livest. Sci. 161:53-59.

Camacho, L. E., C. O. Lemley, M. L. Van Emon, J. S. Caton, K. C. Swanson, and K. A. Vonnahme. 2014. Effects of maternal nutrient restriction followed by realimentation during early and mid-gestation on beef cows. I. Maternal performance and organ weights at different stages of gestation. J. Anim. Sci. 92:520-529.

Islas, A., T. C. Gilbery, R. S. Goulart, C. R. Dahlen, M. L. Bauer, and K. C. Swanson. 2014. Influence of supplementation with corn dried distillers grains plus solubles to growing calves fed medium-quality hay on growth performance and feeding behavior. J. Anim. Sci. 92:705-711.

Pivotto, L. M., C. P. Campbell, K. Swanson, and I. B. Mandell. 2014. Effects of hot boning and moisture enhancement on the eating quality of cull cow beef. Meat Sci. 96:237-246.

Prezotto, L. D., C. O. Lemley, L. E. Camacho, F. E. Doscher, A. M. Meyer, J. S. Caton, K. A. Vonnahme, and K. C. Swanson. 2014. Effects of nutrient restriction and melatonin supplementation on maternal and fetal hepatic and small intestinal energy utilization. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 98:797-807.

Wood, K. M., B. J. Awda, C. Fitzsimmons, S. P. Miller, B. W. McBride, and K. C. Swanson. 2013. The influence of pregnancy on circulating metabolites, visceral organ mass, and abundance of proteins relating to energy metabolism in mid- to late-gestation mature beef cows. J. Anim. Sci. 91:5775-5784.

Gonzalez, J. M., L. E. Camacho, S. M. Ebarb, K. C. Swanson, K. M. Vonnahme, A. M. Stelzleni, and S. E. Johnson. 2013. Realimentation of nutrient restricted pregnant beef cows supports compensatory fetal muscle growth. J. Anim. Sci. 91:4797-4806.

Wood, K. M., B. J. Awda, C. Fitzsimmons, S. P. Miller, B. W. McBride, and K. C. Swanson. 2013. Effect of moderate dietary restriction on visceral organ weight, hepatic oxygen consumption, and metabolic proteins associated with energy balance in mature pregnant beef cows. J. Anim. Sci. 91:4245-4255.

Montanholi, Y. R., K. C. Swanson, R. Palme, G. Vander Voort, L. S. Haas, and S. P. Miller. 2013. Glucocorticoids as biomarkers for feed efficiency in cattle. Livest. Sci. 155:130-136.

Abo-Ismail, M. K., M. J. Kelly, E. J. Squires, K. C. Swanson, and S. P. Miller. 2013.  Identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms in genes involved in digestive and metabolic processes associated with feed efficiency and performance traits in beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 91:2512-2529.

Campbell, C. P., J. Haley, K. C. Swanson, and I. B. Mandell. 2013. Packing plant differences in meat quality for grain-fed veal. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 93:205-215.

Montanholi, Y., A. Fontoura, K. Swanson, B. Coomber, S. Yamashiro, and S. Miller. 2013. Small intestine histomorphometry of beef cattle with divergent feed efficiency. Acta Vet. Scand. 55:9.

Awda, B. J., S. P. Miller, Y. R. Montanholi, G. Vander Voort, T. Caldwell, M. M. Buhr, and K.C. Swanson. 2013. The relationship between feed efficiency traits and fertility in young beef bulls. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 93:185-192.

Holligan, S., J. Wang, J. P. Cant, and K. C. Swanson. 2013. A mass spectrometry-based proteomics approach to detect tissue-wide adaptive changes associated with increased α-amylase activity in domestic cattle (Bos Taurus). Comp. Biochem. Phys. D. 8:65-71.

Rahman, S., M. S. Borhan, and K. Swanson. 2013. Greenhouse gas emissions from beef cattle pen surfaces in North Dakota. Envir. Tech. 34:1239-1246.

Salim, H., K. M. Wood, M. K. Abo-Ismail, P. L. McEwen, I. B. Mandell, S. P. Miller, J. P. Cant, and K. C. Swanson. 2012. Influence of feeding increasing levels of dry corn distillers grains plus solubles in whole corn grain-based finishing diets on total tract digestion, nutrient balance, and excretion in beef steers. J. Anim. Sci. 90:4441-4448.    

Doelman, J., H. Cao, N. G. Purdie, J. J. M. Kim, K. C. Swanson, V. R. Osborne, J. Tey, A. Ali, Z. Feng, N. A. Karrow, J. P. Cant. 2012. Transcript profiling of the ruminant liver indicates a unique program of transcriptional regulation of ketogenic enzymes during food restriction. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part D: Genom. Proteom. 7:303-310.

Wood, K. M., H. Salim, P. L. McEwen, I. B. Mandell, S. P. Miller, and K. C. Swanson. 2011. The effect of corn or sorghum dried distillers grains plus soluble on growth performance and carcass characteristics of cross-bred beef steers. Anim. Feed. Sci. Tech. 165:23-30.

Dias, R. S., H. O. Patino, S. Lopez, E. Prates, K. C. Swanson, and J. France. 2011. Relationships between chewing behavior, digestibility and digestion kinetics parameters in steers fed restricted and ad libitum levels of oat hay. J. Anim. Sci. 89:1873-1880.

Yang, C., D. M. Albin, Z. Wang, B.Stoll, D. Lackeyram, K. C. Swanson, Y. Yin, K. A. Tappenden, Y. Mine, R. Y. Yada, D. G. Burrin, and M. Z. Fan. 2011. Apical Na+-D-glucose co-transporter (SGLT1) activity and protein abundance in crypt cells are maintained through translational control in the neonatal pig. Am. J. Physiol. 300:G60-G70.

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