Samodha C Fernando

  • 1065 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20032020

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Research Output

  • 1065 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 44 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Paper
2020

Effect of dietary medium-chain fatty acids on nursery pig growth performance, fecal microbial composition, and mitigation properties against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus following storage

Gebhardt, J. T., Thomson, K. A., Woodworth, J. C., Dritz, S. S., Tokach, M. D., Derouchey, J. M., Goodband, R. D., Jones, C. K., Cochrane, R. A., Niederwerder, M. C., Fernando, S., Abbas, W. & Burkey, T. E., Jan 2 2020, In : Journal of animal science. 98, 1, skz358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

Board Invited review: The pig microbiota and the potential for harnessing the power of the microbiome to improve growth and health

Aluthge, N. D., van Sambeek, D. M., Carney-Hinkle, E. E., Li, Y. S., Fernando, S. C. & Burkey, T. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of animal science. 97, 9, p. 3741-3757 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

Genome to phenome: Improving animal health, production, and well-being - A new USDA blueprint for animal genome research 2018-2027

Agricultural Animal Genomics Community, Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, MAY, 327.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Increasing the concentration of linolenic acid in diets fed to Jersey cows in late lactation does not affect methane production

Judy, J. V., Bachman, G. C., Brown-Brandl, T. M., Fernando, S. C., Hales, K. E., Harvatine, K. J., Miller, P. S. & Kononoff, P. J., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 3, p. 2085-2093 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Reducing methane production with corn oil and calcium sulfate: Responses on whole-animal energy and nitrogen balance in dairy cattle

Judy, J. V., Bachman, G. C., Brown-Brandl, T. M., Fernando, S. C., Hales, K. E., Miller, P. S., Stowell, R. R. & Kononoff, P. J., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 3, p. 2054-2067 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Relationship between the cervical microbiome, HIV Status, and precancerous lesions

Klein, C., Gonzalez, D., Samwel, K., Kahesa, C., Mwaiselage, J., Aluthge, N., Fernando, S., West, J. T., Wood, C. & Angeletti, P. C., Jan 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 1, e02785-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations
2018
21 Scopus citations

Effect of partially replacing a barley-based concentrate with flaxseed-based products on the rumen bacterial population of lactating Holstein dairy cows

Castillo-Lopez, E., Moats, J., Aluthge, N. D., Ramirez Ramirez, H. A., Christensen, D. A., Mutsvangwa, T., Penner, G. B. & Fernando, S. C., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 124, 1, p. 42-57 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Effects of dietary supplementation of formaldehyde and crystalline amino acids on gut microbial composition of nursery pigs

Williams, H. E., Cochrane, R. A., Woodworth, J. C., Derouchey, J. M., Dritz, S. S., Tokach, M. D., Jones, C. K., Fernando, S. C., Burkey, T. E., Li, Y. S., Goodband, R. D. & Amachawadi, R. G., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 8164.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of spray-dried porcine plasma on fecal microbiota in nursery pigs

Tran, H., Anderson, C. L., Bundy, J. W., Fernando, S. C., Miller, P. S. & Burkey, T. E., Apr 3 2018, In : Journal of animal science. 96, 3, p. 1017-1031 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Energy balance and diurnal variation in methane production as affected by feeding frequency in Jersey cows in late lactation

Judy, J. V., Bachman, G. C., Brown-Brandl, T. M., Fernando, S. C., Hales, K. E., Miller, P. S., Stowell, R. R. & Kononoff, P. J., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 12, p. 10899-10910 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Evaluation of methane production manipulated by level of intake in growing cattle and corn oil in finishing cattle

Winders, T. M., Boyd, B. M., Hilscher, F. H., Stowell, R. S., Fernando, S. C. & Erickson, G. E., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fecal microbiota transplantation is associated with reduced morbidity and mortality in porcine circovirus associated disease

Niederwerder, M. C., Constance, L. A., Rowland, R. R. R., Abbas, W., Fernando, S. C., Potter, M. L., Sheahan, M. A., Burkey, T. E., Hesse, R. A. & Cino-Ozuna, A. G., Jul 23 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, JUL, 1631.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Rumen bacterial community structure impacts feed efficiency in beef cattle

Paz, H. A., Hales, K. E., Wells, J. E., Kuehn, L. A., Freetly, H. C., Berry, E. D., Flythe, M. D., Spangler, M. L. & Fernando, S. C., Apr 3 2018, In : Journal of animal science. 96, 3, p. 1045-1058 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Rumen bacterial composition in lambs is affected by β-adrenergic agonist supplementation and heat stress at the phylum level

Duffy, E. M., Tietze, S. M., Knoell, A. L., Aluthge, N. D., Fernando, S. C., Schmidt, T. S., Yates, D. T. & Petersen, J. L., Sep 27 2018, In : Translational Animal Science. 2, p. S145-S148

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

The effect of salt reduction on the microbial community structure and quality characteristics of sliced roast beef and turkey breast

Bower, C. G., Stanley, R. E., Fernando, S. C. & Sullivan, G. A., Apr 2018, In : LWT - Food Science and Technology. 90, p. 583-591 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The influence of fat and hemicellulose on methane production and energy utilization in lactating Jersey cattle

Drehmel, O. R., Brown-Brandl, T. M., Judy, J. V., Fernando, S. C., Miller, P. S., Hales, K. E. & Kononoff, P. J., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 9, p. 7892-7906 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Dietary energy drives the dynamic response of bovine rumen viral communities

Anderson, C. L., Sullivan, M. B. & Fernando, S. C., Nov 28 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Experimental evaluation of host adaptation of Lactobacillus reuteri to different vertebrate species

Duar, R. M., Frese, S. A., Lin, X. B., Fernando, S. C., Burkey, T. E., Tasseva, G., Peterson, D. A., Blom, J., Wenzel, C. Q., Szymanski, C. M. & Walter, J., Jun 1 2017, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 83, 12, e00132-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

The effect of regular or reduced-fat distillers grains with solubles on rumen methanogenesis and the rumen bacterial community

Castillo-Lopez, E., Jenkins, C. J. R., Aluthge, N. D., Tom, W., Kononoff, P. J. & Fernando, S. C., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 123, 6, p. 1381-1395 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2016
3 Scopus citations

High-throughput mutation, selection, and phenotype screening of mutant methanogenic archaea

Walter, M. E., Ortiz, A., Sondgeroth, C., Sindt, N. M., Duszenko, N., Catlett, J. L., Zhou, Y., Valloppilly, S., Anderson, C., Fernando, S. & Buan, N. R., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 131, p. 113-121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Obesity-dependent increases in oocyte mRNAs are associated with increases in proinflammatory signaling and gut microbial abundance of lachnospiraceae in female mice

Xie, F., Anderson, C. L., Timme, K. R., Kurz, S. G., Fernando, S. C. & Wood, J. R., Apr 2016, In : Endocrinology. 157, 4, p. 1630-1643 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Reduced-fat dried distillers grains with solubles reduces the risk for milk fat depression and supports milk production and ruminal fermentation in dairy cows

Ramirez-Ramirez, H. A., Castillo Lopez, E., Jenkins, C. J. R., Aluthge, N. D., Anderson, C., Fernando, S. C., Harvatine, K. J. & Kononoff, P. J., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 3, p. 1912-1928 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Rumen bacterial communities can be acclimated faster to high concentrate diets than currently implemented feedlot programs

Anderson, C. L., Schneider, C. J., Erickson, G. E., Macdonald, J. C. & Fernando, S. C., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 120, 3, p. 588-599 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Rumen bacterial community composition in holstein and jersey cows is different under same dietary condition and is not affected by sampling method

Paz, H. A., Anderson, C. L., Muller, M. J., Kononoff, P. J. & Fernando, S. C., Aug 3 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, AUG, 1206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations
2015

Microbial diversity and activity in the Nematostella vectensis holobiont: Insights from 16S rRNA gene sequencing, isolate genomes, and a pilot-scale survey of gene expression

Har, J. Y., Helbig, T., Lim, J. H., Fernando, S. C., Reitzel, A. M., Penn, K. & Thompson, J. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, JUL, 818.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Producer concerns and perceptions regarding the effect of methane on cattle production and the environment: A survey of Nebraska producers

Boyd, B. M., Jones, A., Franzen-Castle, L., Jenkins, K., Rasby, R., Luebbe, M., Stowell, R., Fernando, S. C. & Erickson, G. E., Dec 1 2015, In : Professional Animal Scientist. 31, 6, p. 601-607 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2014

Effect of dried distillers' grains and solubles when replacing corn or soybean meal on rumen microbial growth in vitro as measured using DNA as a microbial marker

Castillo-Lopez, E., Klopfenstein, T. J., Fernando, S. C. & Kononoff, P. J., Jun 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 94, 2, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Effect of feeding dried distillers grains with solubles on ruminal biohydrogenation, intestinal fatty acid profile, and gut microbial diversity evaluated through DNA pyro-sequencing

Castillo-Lopez, E., Ramirez Ramirez, H. A., Klopfenstein, T. J., Anderson, C. L., Aluthge, N. D., Fernando, S. C., Jenkins, T. & Kononoff, P. J., Feb 14 2014, In : Journal of animal science. 92, 2, p. 733-743 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Loss of Sirt1 function improves intestinal anti-bacterial defense and protects from colitis-induced colorectal cancer

Lo Sasso, G., Ryu, D., Mouchiroud, L., Fernando, S. C., Anderson, C. L., Katsyuba, E., Piersigilli, A., Hottiger, M. O., Schoonjans, K. & Auwerx, J., Jul 11 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 7, e102495.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Microbiota of the Major South Atlantic Reef Building Coral Mussismilia

Fernando, S. C., Wang, J., Sparling, K., Garcia, G. D., Francini-Filho, R. B., de Moura, R. L., Paranhos, R., Thompson, F. L. & Thompson, J. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Microbial Ecology. 69, 2, p. 267-280 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Ration formulations containing reduced-fat dried distillers grains with solubles and their effect on lactation performance, rumen fermentation, and intestinal flow of microbial nitrogen in Holstein cows

Castillo-Lopez, E., Ramirez Ramirez, H. A., Klopfenstein, T. J., Hostetler, D., Karges, K., Fernando, S. C. & Kononoff, P. J., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 97, 3, p. 1578-1593 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Ruminal degradation and intestinal digestibility of protein and amino acids in high-protein feedstuffs commonly used in dairy diets

Paz, H. A., Klopfenstein, T. J., Hostetler, D., Fernando, S. C., Castillo-Lopez, E. & Kononoff, P. J., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 97, 10, p. 6485-6498 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Secondary metabolite gene expression and interplay of bacterial functions in a tropical freshwater cyanobacterial bloom

Penn, K., Wang, J., Fernando, S. C. & Thompson, J. R., Sep 2014, In : ISME Journal. 8, 9, p. 1866-1878 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations
2013

In vivo determination of rumen undegradable protein of dried distillers grains with solubles and evaluation of duodenal microbial crude protein flow

Castillo-Lopez, E., Klopfenstein, T. J., Fernando, S. C. & Kononoff, P. J., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of animal science. 91, 2, p. 924-934 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2012

The effect of brown midrib corn silage and dried distillers' grains with solubles on milk production, nitrogen utilization and microbial community structure in dairy cows

Ramirez, H. A. R., Nestor, K., Tedeschi, L. O., Callaway, T. R., Dowd, S. E., Fernando, S. C. & Kononoff, P. J., Sep 1 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 92, 3, p. 365-380 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2010

Rumen microbial population dynamics during adaptation to a high-grain diet

Fernando, S. C., Purvis, H. T., Najar, F. Z., Sukharnikov, L. O., Krehbiel, C. R., Nagaraja, T. G., Roe, B. A. & De Silva, U., Nov 1 2010, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 76, 22, p. 7482-7490 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

311 Scopus citations
2008

β-funaltrexamine inhibits inducible nitric-oxide synthase expression in human astroglial cells

Davis, R. L., Buck, D. J., Saffarian, N., Mohan, S., DeSilva, U., Fernando, S. C. & Stevens, C. W., Sep 2008, In : Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology. 3, 3, p. 150-153 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2007

Fowlicidin-3 is an α-helical cationic host defense peptide with potent antibacterial and lipopolysaccharide-neutralizing activities

Bommineni, Y. R., Dai, H., Gong, Y. X., Soulages, J. L., Fernando, S. C., DeSilva, U., Prakash, O. & Zhang, G., Jan 1 2007, In : FEBS Journal. 274, 2, p. 418-428 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Porcine kallikrein gene family: Genomic structure, mapping, and differential expression analysis

Fernando, S. C., Najar, F. Z., Guo, X., Zhou, L., Fu, Y., Geisert, R. D., Roe, B. A. & DeSilva, U., Mar 1 2007, In : Genomics. 89, 3, p. 429-438 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2006

Identification and functional characterization of three chicken cathelicidins with potent antimicrobial activity

Xiao, Y., Cai, Y., Bommineni, Y. R., Fernando, S. C., Prakash, O., Gilliland, S. E. & Zhang, G., Feb 3 2006, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 281, 5, p. 2858-2867 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

148 Scopus citations

Porcine endometrial and conceptus tissue kallikrein 1,4,11, and 14 gene expression

Fernando, S. C., Buck, J. S., Ashworth, M. D., Ross, J. W., Geisert, R. D. & DeSilva, U., Dec 1 2006, In : Reproduction. 132, 6, p. 939-947 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2004

Porcine Endometrial Expression of Kininogen, Factor XII, and Plasma Kallikrein in Cyclic and Pregnant Gilts

Vonnahme, K. A., Fernando, S. C., Ross, J. W., Ashworth, DeSilva, U., Malayer, J. R. & Geisert, R. D., Jan 1 2004, In : Biology of reproduction. 70, 1, p. 132-138 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2003

Allelic variants of ovine prion protein gene (PRNP) in Oklahoma sheep

DeSilva, U., Guo, X., Kupfer, D. M., Fernando, S. C., Pillai, A. T. V., Najar, F. Z., So, S., Fitch, G. Q. & Roe, B. A., Dec 1 2003, In : Cytogenetic and Genome Research. 102, 1-4, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations