Jamie Larson

Jamie Larson

Assistant Director, MAFES Research
Cattle Reproductive Physiology

Mailing Address:
Box 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • M.S., University of Minnesota
  • B.S., Iowa State University

Society Memberships:

  • American Dairy Science Association
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

Courses Taught:

  • ADS 1113 Animal Science
  • ADS 4613/6613 Physiology of Reproduction
  • ADS 4611/6611 Practices in Physiology and Reproduction
  • ADS 8111/8121/8131 Nutrition Seminar


  • Improving reproductive efficiency in dairy and beef cattle
  • Studying heat stress and reproduction physiology
  • Understanding the role of hormones in early embryonic death
  • Looking at the effects of dam nutritional stress on her offspring


Steichen, M., J. E. Larson. 2019. Effects of supplemental progesterone via a CIDR insert on pregnancy per embryo transfer of dairy heifer recipients of embryos produced in vitro. Animal Reproduction Science 203:45-51.  Download
Morina, D. L., S. Demarais, B. K. Strickland, J. E. Larson. 2018. While males fight, females choose: Male phenotypic quality informs female mate choice in mammals. Animal Behaviour 138:69-74.  Download
Muth-Spurlock, A. M., J. A. Dix, M. P. Coleson, C. G. Hart, C. O. Lemley, T. M. Schulmeister, G. C. Lamb, J. E. Larson. 2017. The effect of follicular wave on fertility characteristics in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science 95:866-874.  Download
Cline, G. F., A. M. Muth-Spurlock, B. E. Voelz, C. O. Lemley, J. E. Larson. 2016. Evaluating blood perfusion of the corpus luteum in beef cows during fescue toxicosis. Journal of Animal Science 94:90-95.  Download
Hill, S. L., D. M. Grieger, K. Olson, J. R. Jaeger, C. R. Dahlen, G. A. Bridges, F. Dantas, J. E. Larson, A. M. Muth-Spurlock, J. K. Ahola, M. C. Fischer, G. A. Perry, E. L. Larimore, T. L. Steckler, W. D. Whittier, J. F. Currin, J. S. Stevenson. 2016. Using estrus-detection patches to optimize insemination time improved pregnancy risk in suckled beef cows enrolled in a fixed-time artificial insemination program. Journal of Animal Science 94(9):3703-3710.  Download
Lamb, G. C., V. R. G. Mercadante, D. D. Henry, P. L. P. Fontes, C. R. Dahlen, J. E. Larson, N. DiLorenzo. 2016. Invited Review: Advantages of current and future reproductive technologies for beef cattle production. The Professional Animal Scientist 32:162-171.  Download
Larson, J.E. 2016. Incorporating writing-to-learn strategies into an animal reproduction course. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal 60(3):303-306.  Download
Mayer, J. J., J. D. Davis, J. L. Purswell, E. J. Koury, N. H. Younan, J. E. Larson, T. M. Brown-Brandl. 2016. Development and characterization of a continuous tympanic temperature logging (CTTL) probe for bovine animals. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 59:703-714.  Download
Stevenson, J.S., S.L. Hill, G.A. Bridges, J.E. Larson, G.C. Lamb. 2015. Progesterone status, parity, body condition, and days postpartum before estrus or ovulation synchronization in suckled beef cattle influence artificial insemination pregnancy outcomes. Journal of Animal Science 93(5):211-2123.  Download
Voelz, B.E., G.F. Cline, C.G. Hart, C.O. Lemley, J.E. Larson. 2015. Effect of 2 corpora lutea on blood perfusion, peripheral progesterone, and hepatic steroid inactivating enzymes in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 98:288-294.  Download
Larson, J.E., B.E. Voelz, D.K. Hardin, C.O. Lemley. 2014. Nutritional characteristics of the dairy cow during early gestation and subsequent growth and cardiac measurements of her offspring. American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences 9(3):146-154.  Download
Pfeiffer, K.E., L. Jury, J.E. Larson. 2014. Determination of anti-Mullerian hormone at estrus during a synchronized and a natural bovine estrous cycle. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 46:58-64.  Download
Pfeiffer, K.E., L. Jury, J.E. Larson. 2014. Determination of anti-Müllerian hormone at estrus during a synchronized and a natural bovine estrous cycle. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 46:58-64  Download
Cain, A.J., E.H. King, J.E. Larson, and R.M. Hopper. 2013. Reproductive management of beef heifers. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2763.  Download
Gebremedhin, K.G., C.N. Lee, J.E. Larson, J.D. Davis. 2013. Alternative cooling of dairy cows by udder wetting. Transactions of the American Society of Agriculture and BiologicalEngineers 56(1):305-310.  Download
Marquezini, G., V.M. Mercadante, K.M. Bischoff, T.E. Black, N. DiLorenzo, S. Bird, B.J. Funnell, S.I. Klein, C. Dahlen, J.E. Larson, and G.C. Lamb. 2013. Effects of temporary calf removal before fixed-time artificial insemination on pregnancy rates and subsequent calf performance in suckled beef cows. Journal of Animal Science, 91:2414-2425.  Download
Binversie, J.A., K.E. Pfieffer, and J.E. Larson. 2012. Modifying the double-Ovsynch protocol to include human chorionic gonadotropin to synchronize ovulation in dairy cattle. Theriogenology 78:2095-2104.  Download
Gilbert, G.L., E.A. Gilbert, A. Govindaraju, L. Jury, M.C. Mason, K.E. Pfeiffer, T.M. Rowlinson, L. Ward, A. Kaya, J. Larson, E. Memili. 2012. Endocrine control of bull fertility. In G. Liu, editor, Cattle Domestication, Diseases and the Environment. Nova Publishers.
Mellieon Jr., H.I., S.A. Pulley, G.C. Lamb, J.E. Larson. 2012. Evaluation of the 5-day versus a modified 7-day CIDR breeding program in dairy heifers. Theriogenology 78:1997-2006.  Download
Pfieffer, K.E., J.A. Binversie, J.D. Rhinehart, and J.E. Larson. 2012. Exposure of beef females to the biostimulatory effects of bulls with or without deposition of seminal plasma prior to AI. Animal Reproduction Science 133:27-34.  Download
Rodgers, J.C., S.L. Bird, J.E. Larson, N. Dilorenzo, C.R. Dahlen, A. Dicostanzo, and G.C. Lamb. 2012. An economic evaluation of estrous synchronization and timed artificaial insemmination in suckled beef cows. Journal of Animal Science 90(11):4055-4062.  Download
Larson, J.E., R.L. Krisher, G.C. Lamb. 2011. Effects of supplemental progesterone on the development, metabolism and blastocyst cell number of bovine embryos produced in vitro. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 23(2):311-318.  Download
Lamb, G.C., C. Dahlen, J.E. Larson, G. Marquezini, J. Stevenson, C. Stevenson. 2010. Control of the estrous cycle to improve fertility for fixed-time artificial insemination (TAI) in beef cattle: A Review. Journal of Animal Science 88(Issue suppl_13):E181-E192.  Download
Larson, J.E., G.C. Lamb, B.J. Funnell, S. Bird, A. Martins, J.C. Rodgers. 2010. Embryo production in superovulated Angus cows inseminated four times with sexed-sorted or conventional, frozen-thawed semen. Theriogenology 73(5):698-703.  Download
Romano, J., J. Larson. 2010. Accuracy of pregnancy specific protein-B test for early pregnancy diagnosis in dairy cattle. Theriogenology 74:6:932-939.  Download
Larson, J., K. Thielen, B. Funnell, J. Stevenson, D. Kesler, G. Lamb. 2009. Influence of a controlled internal drug release after fixed-time artificial insemination on pregnancy rates and returns to estrus of nonpregnant cows. Journal of Animal Science 87:914-921.  Download