Jean M.N. Feugang

Jean M.N. Feugang

Associate Research Professor
Reproductive Biology



Mailing Address:
Mailstop 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Post-Doctoral, Univeristy of Arizona
  • Post-Doctoral, Mississippi State University
  • Ph.D., Catholic University of louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • M.S., University of Montpelier and National Institute for Agricultural Research, France
  • B.S., University Henri-Poincare, France

Society Memberships:
  • European Association of Embryo Transfer
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • International Embryo Transfer Society
  • Society for the Study of Reproduction

Research:
  • Biology of mammalian gametes and embryos
  • Post-collection semen manipulation (i.e., in vitro analyses, purification, and cryopreservation)
  • Non-invasive luminescence and fluorescence bioimaging
  • Nanotechnology in animal production, reproduction, and disease prevention
  • Various biological techniques are employed:
    1. cell and embryo culture;
    2. biochemical and cellular assays (i.e., ELISA and apoptosis analyses);
    3. proteomics (protein isolation, western-blot, and high-throughput approach);
    4. transcriptomics (DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, and high-throughput approach);
    5. and
    6. Biophotonic imaging (bioluminescence and fluorescence).

Publications
2018
Feugang, J. M., S. F. Liao, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan. 2018. In-depth proteomic analysis of boar spermatozoa through shotgun and gel-based methods. BMC Genomics 19: 6 (1-13). Download
2018
Gastal, G. D. A., F. L. N. Aguiar, A. P. R. Rodrigues, J. M. Scimeca, G. A. Apgar, W. J. Banz, J. M. Feugang, E. L. Gastal. 2018. Cryopreservation and in vitro culture of white-tailed deer ovarian tissue. Theriogenology 113: 253-260. Download
2018
Ishak, G. M., S. T. Bashir, G. A. Dutra, G. D. A. Gastal, M. O. Gastal, C. A. Cavinder, J. M. Feugang, E. L. Gastal. 2018. In vivo antral follicle wall biopsy: a new research technique to study ovarian function at the cellular and molecular levels. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 16(1):71. Download
2018
Jain, S., S. B. Park, S. R. Pillai, P. L. Ryan, S. T. Willard, J. M. Feugang. 2018. Applications of Fluorescent Quantum Dots for Reproductive Medicine and Disease Detection. In A.F. Gomes, editor, Unraveling the Safety Profile of Nanoscale Particles and Materials-From Biomedical to Environmental Applications. InTech. Download
2018
Park, S. B., C. S. Steadman, A. A. Chaudhari, S. R. Pillai, S. R. Singh, P. L. Ryan, S. T. Willard, J. M. Feugang. 2018. Proteomic analysis of antimicrobial effects of pegylated silver coated carbon nanotubes in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 16:31. Download
2018
Park, S. B., S. White, C. S. Steadman, C. A. Cavinder, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, J. M. Feugang. 2018. Real-time bioluminescence analysis of Escherichia coli O157:H7 survival on livestock meats stored fresh, cold, or frozen. Journal of Food Protection 81(11):1906-1912. Download
2018
Yang, Z., M. S. Hasan, J. K. Htoo, D. D. Burnett, J. M. Feugang, M. A. Crenshaw, S. F. Liao. 2018. Effects of dietary supplementation of l-methionine vs dl-methionine on performance, plasma concentrations of free amino acids and other metabolites, and myogenesis gene expression in young growing pigs. Translational Animal Science. Download
2017
Aguiar, F.L.N., G.D.A. Gastal, G.M. Ishak, M.O. Gastal, D.I.A. Teixeira, J.R. Figueiredo, E.L. Gastal, J.M. Feugang. 2017. Effects of FSH addition to an enriched medium containing insulin and EGF after long -term culture on functionality of equine ovarian biopsy tissue. Theriogenology 99 (2017) 124-133. Download
2017
Durfey, C. L., D. D. Burnet, S. F. Liao, C. S. Steadman, M. A. Crenshaw, H. J. Clemente, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, J. M. Feugang. 2017. Nanotechnology-based selection of boar spermatozoa: growth development and health assessments of produced offspring. Livestock Sciences 205: 137-142. Download
2017
Feugang, J.M. 2017. Novel agents for sperm purification, sorting and imaging. Molecular Reproduction Development. Download
2017
Gastal, G. D. A., A. Hamilton, B. G. Alves, S. G. S. de Tarso, J. M. Feugang, G. A. Apgar, C. K. Nielsen, E. L. Gastal, W. J. Banz. 2017. Ovarian features in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns and does. PLOS ONE. 12(5):30177357. Download
2017
Gastal, G. D. A., B. G. Alves, K. A. Alves, M. E. M. Souza, A. D. Vieira, A. S. Varela Jr., J. R. Figueiredo, J. M. Feugang, T. Lucia Jr., E. L. Gastal. 2017. Ovarian fragment sizes affect viability and morphology of preantral follicles during storage at 4°C. Reproduction 153:577-587. Download
2017
Gastal, G.D.A., F.L.N. Aguiar, B.G. Alves, K.A. Alves, S.G.S. de Tarso, G.M. Ishak, C.A. Cavinder, J.M. Feugang, E.L. Gastal. 2017. Equine ovarian tissue viability after cryopreservation and in vitro Culture. Theriogenology 97:139-147. Download
2017
Wang, T., J. M. Feugang, M. A. Crenshaw, N. Regmi, J. R. Blanton Jr., S. F. Liao. 2017. A systems biology approach using transcriptomic data reveals genes and pathways in porcine skeletal muscle affected by dietary lysine. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18:885. Download
2016
Vasquez, E. S., S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, J. M. Feugang, K. B. Walters. 2016. Bioluminescence luciferase-magnetic-nanoparticles as potential imaging agents for mammalian spermatozoa tracking and detection. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 14:20. Download
2015
Feugang J. M., J. C. Rodriguez-Munoz, M. A. Crenshaw, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan. 2015. Beneficial effects of relaxin on general motility of stored boar spermatozoa. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 13:24. Download
2015
Feugang J. M., J. M. Greene, H. L. Sanchez-Rodriguez, J. V. Stokes, M. A. Crenshaw, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan. 2015. Profiling of relaxin and its receptor proteins in boar reproductive tissues and spermatozoa. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 13:46. Download
2015
Feugang, J. M., R. C. Youngblood, J. M. Greene, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan. 2015. Self-illuminating quantum dots for non-invasive bioluminescence and fluorescence imaging of mammalian gametes. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 13:38. Download
2015
Feugang, J. M., S. F. Liao, M. A. Crenshaw, H. Clemente, S. T. Willard, and P. L. Ryan. 2015. Lectin-functionalized magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for reproductive improvement. Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biology 3(2):145 (1-5).
2014
Feugang, J.M., R.C. Youngblood, S.T. Willard, P.L. Ryan. 2014. Potential use of conjugated quantum dot nanoparticles for bio-labelling of mammalian gametes. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 26(1):187. Download
2014
Youngblood, R.C., M. McGee, J.M. Feugang, S.T. Willard, P.L. Ryan. 2014. The use of a whole animal biophotonic model as a screen for the angiogenic potential of estrogenic compounds. International Journal of Medical Sciences 11(6):545-553. Download
2013
Greene, J., J.M. Feugang, K.E. Pfeiffer, J.V. Stokes, S.D. Bowers, and P.L. Ryan. 2013. L-arginine enhances cellproliferation and reduces apoptosis in human endometrial RL95-2 cells. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology Vol. 11:15. Download
2012
Feugang, J.M., R.C. Youngblood, J. Greene, A. Fahad, W. Monroe, S.T. Willard, P.L. Ryan. 2012. Application of quantum dot nanoparticles for potential non-invasive bio-imaging of mammalian spermatozoa. Journal of Nanobiotechnology Vol. 10:45. Download
2012
Feugang, J.M., S.T. Willard, and P.L. Ryan. 2012. Manipulation of mammalian gametes and embryos: What are we learning from animal settings. Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro 2:e114. Download
2012
Greene, J. M., C. W. Dunaway, S. D. Bowers, B. J. Rude, J. M. Feugang, and P. L. Ryan. 2012. Dietary L-arginine supplementation during mouse gestation enhances reproductive performance and Vegfr2 transcription activity in the fetoplacental unit. Journal of Nutrition 142:456-460. Download
2011
Borazjani, A., B. Weed, S.H. Elder, J. Feugang, D.L. Christiansen, P.L. Ryan, J. Liao, S. Patnaik. 2011. A comparative biomechanical analysis of term fetal membranes in human and domestic species. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 365:25-36. Download
2011
Feugang, J., S.T. Willard, P.L. Ryan, J. Greene. 2011. In vitro effects of relaxin on gene expression in procine cumulus-oocyte complexes and developing embryos. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 9:1:15. Download
2011
Feugang, J.M., J.C. Rodriguez-Munoz, S.T. Willard, R. Bathgate, P.L. Ryan. 2011. Examination of relaxin and its receptors expression in pig gametes and embryos. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 9:1:10. Download
2011
Greene, J., C. Dunaway, S.D. Bowers, B.J. Rude, J.M. Feugang, P.L. Ryan. 2011. In vivo monitoring of fetoplacental Vegfr2 gene activity in a murine pregnancy model using a Vegfr2-luc reporter gene and bioluminescent imaging. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 9:51. Download
2010
Feugang, J.M., N. Rodriguez-Osorio, A. Kaya, H. Wang, G. Page, G.C. Ostermeier, E.K. Topper, E. Memili. 2010. Transcriptomic landscape of bull spermatozoa: implications for male fertiliy. Reproductive BioMedicine Online 21(3):312-324. Download
2009
Feugang, J., A. Kaya, G. Page, L. Chen, T. Mehta, K. Hirani, L. Nazareth, R. Gibbs, E. Memili. 2009. Two-stage genome-wide association study identifies integrin beta 5 as having potential role in bull fertility. BMC Genomics 10:176. Download
2009
Feugang, J.M., O.D. Camargo-Rodriguez, E. Memili. 2009. Culture systems for bovine embryos. Livestock Science 121(2-3):141-149. Download
2009
Wang, H., N. Rodriguez-Osorio, J.M. Feugang, S. Jung, K. Garrison, C. Wolgemuth, L. Greer, M. Crenshaw, E. Memili. 2009. Effects of culture media and inhibitors on biology of porcine early embryonic development in vitro. Livestock Science 121:102-107. Download
2008
Peddinti, D., B. Nanduri, A. Kaya, J.M. Feugang, S.C. Burgess, E. Memili. 2008. Comprehensive proteomic analysis of bovine spermatozoa of varying fertility rates and identification of biomarkers associated with fertility. BMC Systems Biology 2:19. Download