Professor, Department of Animal Science
Associate Dean for Agricultural Sciences
- B.S., Zoology, University of California, Davis, CA , 1980.
- Ph.D., Animal Physiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1985.
My research program has two areas of emphasis: a) growth and development focusing on the skeleton in driving the relationship between skeletal size and body composition and b) the genetic basis for health disorders and other traits in dogs.
- Integrative Genetics and Genomics
- Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
- Animal Biology
- Forensic Science Graduate program
- Introductory Companion Animal Biology (ANS 042)
- Companion Animal Care and Management (142)
A full list of current and past lab members.
Evans KD, AM Oberbauer. 2008. Spatiotemporal localization of VEGF-A isoforms throughout the epiphyseal growth plate of postnatal mice. Anatomical Record 291: 6-13.
Oberbauer AM, SR Hollingsworth, JM Belanger, KR Regan, TR Famula. 2008. Inheritance of Cataracts and Primary Lens Luxation in the Jack Russell Terrier. American Journal Veterinary Research. 69:222-7.
Evans KD, L Sheppard, DI Grossman, S Rao, RB Martin, AM Oberbauer. 2008. Long term cyclic pamidronate reduces bone growth by inhibiting osteoclast mediated cartilage-to-bone turnover in the mouse. The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 2:121-125.
Rao SH, KD Evans, AM Oberbauer, RB Martin. 2008. Bisphosphonate treatment in the oim mouse model alters bone modeling during growth. J Biomechanics. 41:3371-6
Smith LB, DL Bannasch, AE Young, DI Grossman, JM Belanger, AM Oberbauer. 2008. Canine Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 3 sequence is conserved across dogs of divergent skeletal size. BMC Genetics 2008, 9:67doi:10.1186/1471-2156-9-67
Evans KD LE Sheppard , SH Rao, RB Martin, AM Oberbauer. 2009. Pamidronate alters the growth plate in the oim mouse model for Osteogenesis Imperfecta. International Journal Biomedical Sciences 5: 345-352
Evans KD AM Oberbauer. 2009. Alendronate inhibits VEGF expression in growth plate chondrocytes by acting on the mevalonate pathway. The Open Orthopaedics Journal Oct 1;3:83-8.
Hughes AM, P Jokinen, DL Bannasch, H Lohi, AM Oberbauer. 2010. Association of a dog leukocyte antigen class II haplotype with hypoadrenocorticism in Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers. Tissue Antigens 75(6):684-90
Lit L, JB Schweitzer, AM Iosif, AM Oberbauer. 2010. Owner reports of attention, activity, and impulsivity in dogs: A replication study. Behavioral and Brain Functions. 6:1doi:10.1186/1744-9081-6-1
Oberbauer AM, Belanger JM, Grossman DI, Regan KR, Famula TR. 2010. Genome-wide linkage scan for loci associated with epilepsy in Belgian shepherd dogs. BMC Genet 11:35 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-35.
Graham TW, J Breher, TB Farver, JS Cullor, ME Kehrli, AM Oberbauer. Biological markers of neonatal calf performance: the relationship of insulin-like growth factor-I, zinc, and copper to poor neonatal growth. J Anim Science. 88(8):2585-93.