Ashley Poland Burns

Graduate Research Assistant


burns_ashley.jpgEmail: tpoland@clemson.edu

Department:
Animal and Veterinary Sciences


Education:
M.S. Kansas State University, Reproductive Physiology – 2006
B.S. University of Georgia, Animal Science & Dairy Science – 2004

Research interest:
Effects of diet on fatty acid profiles in serum, muscle, and adipose tissue.

Publications:
Burns, T. A., S. K. Duckett, and S. L. Pratt. 2010. Primary preadipocytes can be isolated, propagated, and differentiated from bovine intermusclar fat harvested 48 h postmortem. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1: 633.
Burns, T. A., S. K. Duckett, and S. L. Pratt. 2010. Palmitoleic acid (C16:1) changes fatty acid profiles and alters gene expression in bovine adipocyte cultures. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1: 758.
Pratt, S. L., T. A. Burns, and S. K. Duckett. 2010. Two messenger RNA targets, Programmed Cell Death Protein 4 and Phosphatase and Tensin Homolog, of microRNA-21 are expressed in cultured bovine adipocytes. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1: 632.
Pratt, S. L., E. Curry, T. A. Burns, and S. K. Duckett. 2010. MicroRNA-21 and its messenger RNA targets Programmed Cell Death Protein 4 and Phosphatase and Tensin Homolog are expressed in bovine adipose tissue. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1: 632.
Burns, A. P., S. K. Duckett, S. L. Pratt, and S. E. Ellis. 2009. Linoleic acid changes fatty acid profiles and alters gene expression in bovine adipocyte cultures. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 87, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 92, E-Suppl. 1: 235.
Pratt, S. L., A. P. Burns, and S. K. Duckett. 2009. Expression of microRNA in bovine preadipocytes and adipocytes. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 87, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 92, E-Suppl. 1: 240.
Burns, A. P., S. K. Duckett, S. L. Pratt, S. E. Ellis. 2008. Effects of linoleic acid and insulin supplementation on fatty acid profiles and gene expression of differentiated, bovine preadipocytes. 6th International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology. Abstract 4: 25.
Poland, T. A., J. M. Kouba, C. M. Hill, C. Armendariz, J. E. Minton, S. K. Webel. 2006. Effects of fatty acid supplementation on plasma fatty acid concentrations and characteristics of the rst postpartum estrous in mares. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 84, Suppl. 1/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 89, Suppl. 1: 393.
T. A. Burns, C. M. Hill, J. E. Minton, S. K. Webel, J. M. Kouba. 2010. Supplementation of mare diets with n-3 fatty acids during late gestation and early lactation alters mare and foal plasma and milk fatty acid composition, and modulates follicular dynamics during the first postpartum estrous cycle. (submitted to J. Anim. Sci.)

Additional Information: Pursuing a PhD under Dr. Susan Duckett.