Montana State University

Department of Animal & Range Sciences

P.O. Box 172900
Bozeman, MT 59717-2900
Email: animalrange@montana.edu

Tel: (406) 994-3722
Fax: (406) 994-5589
Location: 103 Animal Bioscience Building

Interim Department Head:

Dr. Pat Hatfield

Dr. James G. Berardinelli

Dr. Berardinelli

Professor, Animal Science
307 Animal Bioscience Building
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone: (406) 994-5574
Fax: (406) 994-5589
Email: jgb@montana.edu

Education

B.A.  University of Connecticut, Biology, 1973
M.S.  West Virginia University, Reproductive Physiology, 1976
Ph.D.  West Virginia University, Reproductive Physiology, 1979

Classes

ANSC 321  Physiology of Animal Reproduction

  • ANSC 321 - Physiology of Animal Reproduction webpage - Fall 2014

ANSC 421  Assisted Reproductive Techniques

  • ANSC 421 - Assisted Reproductive Techniques webpage - Fall 2014

ARNR 523  Advanced Physiology of Reproduction

  • ANSC 523 - Advanced Physiology of Reproduction webpage - Spring 2015

Research Interests

  • Beef Cattle, Sheep, and Wild Ungulates
  • Biostimulatory Effects of Male Ruminants
  • Pheromones and Fertility
  • Metabolism and Reproductive Processes

Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed

  • Keithly, J. I., R. W. Kott, J. G. Berardinelli, S. Moreaux, and P. G. Hatfield.  2011.  Thermogenesis, blood metabolites and hormones, and growth of lambs born to ewes supplemented with algae-derived docosahexaenoic acid.  J. Anim. Sci.  89:4305-4313.
  • Peterson, J. L., S. J. Moreaux, J.G.P. Bowman, P. G. Hatfield, J. G. Berardinelli, and J. Olsen.  2011.  Psyllium lowers blood glucose and insulin in Quarter Horses.  J. Equine Vet. Sci.  33(5):336-41.
  • Tauck, S. A., J. R. Olsen, J.R.C. Wilkinson, K. Davis, R. Wedlake, and J. G. Berardinelli.  2010.  Characteristics of temporal patterns of cortisol and luteinizing hormone in primiparous, postpartum, suckled, beef cows exposed acutely to bulls.  Reprod. Biol. Endocrinol.  8:89.
  • Tauck, S. A., J. R. Olsen, J.R.C. Wilkinson, and J. G. Berardinelli.  2009.  Duration of daily bull exposure on resumption of ovulatory activity in postpartum, primiparous, suckled, beef cows.  Anim. Repro. Sci.  118:13-18.
  • Bailey, J. D., J. G. Berardinelli, T. E. Rocke, and R. A. Bessen.  2008.  Prominent pancreatic endcrinopathy and altered control of food intake disrupt energy homeostasis in prion diseases.  J. Endocrinology 197:251-263.
  • Dafoe, J. M., R. W. Kott, B. F. Sowell, J. G. Berardinelli, K. C. Davis, and P. G. Hatfield.  2008.  Effects of supplemental safflower and vitamin E during late gestation on lamb growth, serum metabolites, and thermogenesis.  J. Anim. Sci.  86:3194-3202.
  • Berardinelli, J. G., and S. A. Tauck.  2007.  Intensity of the biostimulatory effect of bulls on resumption of ovulatory activity in primiparous, suckled, beef cows.  Anim. Reprod. Sci.  99:24-33.
  • Berardinelli, J. G., and S. A. Tauck.  2007.  Conception rates to artificial insemination in primarous, suckled cows exposed to the biostimulatory effect of bulls before and during a gonadotropin-releasing hormone-based estrus synchronization protocol.  J. Anim. Sci.  85:848-852.
  • Tauck, S. A., and J. G. Berardinelli.  2007.  Putative urinary pheromone of bulls involved with breeding performance or primiparous beef cows in a progestin-based estrous synchronization protocol.  J. Anim. Sci.  85:1669-1674.
  • Tuck, S. A., J. R. Olsen, and J. G. Berardinelli.  2007.  Adrenal involvement in the biostimulatory effect of bulls.  Reprod. Biol. Endocrinol.  5:33-39.
  • Tauck, S. A., J.R.C. Wilkinson, J. R. Olsen, J. N. Janitell, and J. G. Berardinelli.  2007.  Comparison of controlled internal drug release device and melengesterol acetate as progestin sources in an estrous synchronization protocol for beef heifers.  Theriogenology  68:162-167.

Book Chapters

  • White, P. J., R. Garrott, J. Borkowski, J. G. Berardinelli, L. Mertens, and A. C. Pils.  2008.  Diet and nutrition of central Yellowstone elk during winter.  In: The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone: Sixteen Years of Integrated Field Studies.  Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
  • White, P. J., R. Garrott, J. Borkowski, K. Hamlin, and J. G. Berardinelli.  2008.  Elk nutrition after wolf recolonization of central Yellowstone.  In: The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone: Sixteen Years of Integrated Field Studies.  Academic Press, San Diego, CA.