Celina Checura

Research Scientist
Piedmont Research and Education Center

Office: 121 Poole Agricultural Center
Phone: 864-656-5165
Email: cchecur@clemson.edu

 

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Endocrinology-Reproductive Physiology
University of Wisconsin-Madison 2009

DVM
Universidad Nacional de Rio IV 1996


Diplomate American College of Theriogenology 2011

M.S Physiology
Colorado State University 2003

 Research Interests

Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology
Assisted Reproductive Techniques

 Publications

Checura CM, Pratt SL, Campbell LV, Farmer K, Loughlin G, Mitchell M, Sanford A, Treske A, Malter H. 197 - The use of photostimulation to enhance oocyte cytoplasmic maturation. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 2020;32(2):227.

Checura CM, Atkinson K, Boulos N, Crowfoot E, Friend H, Jackson S, Lubowicki S, Silva C, Walker E. 124 - Utilization of Doppler Ultrasonography for the Study of Fetal Development in Sheep. FOCI meeting; Clemson University; 2020, 55.

Lindgren R, Wilson C, Britt T, Checura CM, Pfenning C, Pirrallo R, Nolting L. An In-depth Examination of Physician Fertility History. HSC Showcase 2020; Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health; Greenville, SC, USA: 2020; 35.

Goldberg M, Mitchell M, Pratt SL, Malter H, Checura CM. The Use of Photostimulation to Improve In Vitro Fertilization. HSC Showcase 2020; Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health; Greenville, SC, USA: 2020; 57.

Checura CM and Momont, HW. Use of prostaglandin E1 analog misoprostol to hasten oviductal transport of equine embryos. Clinical Theriogenology 2017 9(3):484.

Checura CM and Momont, HW. Endometritis. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant; 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Checura CM and Momont, HW. Ovarian cystic degeneration. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant; 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Checura CM and Momont, HW. Testicular disorders: Bovine. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant; 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Checura CM and Momont, HW. Uterine anomalies. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant; 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Anestrus. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant; 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Infertility and subfertility issues. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant; 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Metritis. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Orchitis and epididymitis. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Ovarian hypoplasia, bursal disease, salpingitis. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Pregnancy diagnosis: Bovine. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Pyometra. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Reproductive prolapse. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Segmental aplasia of the reproductive tract. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Ureaplasma. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Uterine torsion: Bovine. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Momont, HW and Checura, CM. Vulvitis. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant 2nd edition. Chase, Lutz, McKenzie, Tibary (Eds) 2017. ISBN-10: 1119064686; ISBN-13: 978-1119064688

Checura CM and Powers A. In vitro growth of small equine embryos after vitrification. International Symposium on Equine Embryo Transfer and Technology. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2016; 41:74-75.

Checura, C.M. What do we need to know about the recent molecular and endocrine aspects of ovulation in the mare to understand clinical situations? Proceedings Seminario Teórico Práctico sobre Clínica Reproductiva Equina, Fundación Lipizzana Chile-Haras Tronador y Universidad San Sebastián, Purranque, Chile. December 2015; 25-30.



Checura C.M., McGreevey N., De Wolfe T.J., Peek S.F., Barrett-Wilt G.A., Godbee R.G., Darien B.J.. Valerenic acid detection in equine urine after admin¬istration of calming supplement. 2015 J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. s3/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl. 2

Momont, H and Checura, C. Ultrasound examination of the reproductive tract: Bull. In: Bovine Reproduction, RM Hopper (ed): Wiley Blackwell. 2014; Ch 9; 79-91.

Momont, H and Checura, C. Reproduction. In: Large Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician, Lien, L, Loly, S and Ferguson, S (eds). Wiley Blackwell. 2014; Ch 9; 261-278.

Gnadt V.R., Darien B.J., Parrish J.J., Checura C.M. Effect of Morinda citrifolia (Noni) juice on progressive motility of stallion spermatozoa. Planta Med 2014; 80 - P1C13 DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1394638

Walker, A., Checura, C.M. Determining Gestational Age of Canine Fetuses Using Ultrasonography: a Data Comparison. 2014 University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Symposium. Poster 228.

Barceló-Fimbres M, De La Torre-Sánchez JF, Checura CM, Brink Z, and Seidel Jr GE. Developmental Potential of Oocytes Derived from Mature Cows and Fattened Heifers. Proceedings, Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, 2011; 62: 272-277.

Checura CM, Beg MA, Parrish JJ, Ginther OJ. Positive effect of FSH but not LH on early development of the dominant follicle in mares. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2010; 22: 1092–1099.

Checura CM, Beg MA, Parrish JJ, Ginther OJ. Functional relationships among intra-follicular insulin-like growth factor 1, circulatory gonadotropins, and development of the dominant follicle in mares. Animal Reproduction Science 2010; 118: 270–278.

Checura CM, Control of follicular deviation in the mare. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Endocrinology & Reproductive-Physiology Program. 2009. Thesis.

Checura CM, Beg MA, Gastal EL, Gastal MO, Wiltbank MC, Parrish JJ, Ginther OJ. Effect of suppression of FSH with a GnRH antagonist (Acyline) before and during follicle deviation in the mare. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 2009; 44: 504–511.

Jerde TJ, Mellon WS, Bjorling DE, Checura CM, Owusu-Ofori K, Parrish JJ, Nakada SY. Stretch induction of cyclooxygenase-2 expression in human urothelial cells is calcium- and protein kinase C zeta-dependent. Molecular Pharmacology 2008; 73: 18–26.