Fitzsimmons, Carolyn, Ph.D.

Chercheuse scientifique en génomique des bovins


Coordonnées :

8215-112 St
1400 College Plaza
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2C8
Téléphone : 780-248-1700
Télécopieur : 780-248-1900

Domaines d'expertise :

  • Expression génétique
  • Epigénétique
  • Nutrigénétique/nutrigénomique

Projets en cours :

  • Diversité de l'expression génétique produite par différents plans de gestion dans le cadre du projet « Réduction de l'âge d'abattage de jeunes bovins de boucherie »
  • Approches « gènes multiples » et « gènes candidats » de l'évaluation et de l'amélioration des caractéristiques du bétail qui sont pertinentes sur le plan économique.
  • Expression génétique du tissu adipeux dans les vaches de reforme nourries aux suppléments de lin pour enrichir la viande en acides gras.

Affiliations :

  • L'Université de l'Alberta
  • La Société Canadienne de science animale
  • La Société internationale pour la recherche sur les groupes sanguins des animaux
  • L'International Embryo Transfer Society

Publications de recherche :

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2017

  • Añez-Osuna, F., Penner, G. B., Fitzsimmons, C. F., Dugan, M. E. R., Campbell, J., Jefferson, P. G., Lardner, H. A. and McKinnon, J. J. 2017. Effects of low vs. high dietary fat and source of fat on the performance of gestating beef cows and subsequent effects on progeny. ASAS-CSAS Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), July 8-12, 2016, Baltimore, MD, USA.

2015

2014

2013

2011

2009

Autres publications relatives à la science :

2016

  • Foroutan, A., Dugan, M.E.R, Stothard, P., Grant, J., Paradis, F., Guan, L.L., McAllister, T.A., Basu, U., Li, C., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2016). « Gene expression differences associated with fatty-acid deposition in beef cattle fed diets with supplemental flaxseed. », XXIV Plant and Animal Genomics Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, January 2016. (Résumé)

2015

  • Li, C., Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2015). « Heritability estimates and accuracy of predicting direct genomic breeding values for fatty acid composition of beef cattle. », CASA. (Résumé)

2014

  • Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Ekine, C., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Curtis, J., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Stothard, P., et Li, C. (2014). « Genomic prediction of direct genomic breeding values for fatty acid concentrations in subcutaneous adipose and longissimus lumborum muscle of beef cattle. », Livestock Gentec 5th Annual conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, August 12-14, 2014. (Affiche)
  • Fitzsimmons, C.J., Muhire, G., Paradis, F., McKeown, L.E., Straathof, C., Block, H.C., Colazo, M.G., Li, C., Yaremcio, B., Basarab, J.A., et Bruce, H.L. (2014). « Pregnant beef heifers categorized by residual feed intake measured in adolescence exhibit differential intake andfeeding behaviors when fed a restricted diet. 2014. », ADSA-ASAS 2014 Joint Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, USA, July 20-24, 2014. (Affiche)
  • Foroutan, A., Stothard, P., Grant, J., Paradis, F., Guan, L.L., Dugan, M.E.R, McAllister, T.A., Basu, U., McLean, K.L., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2014). « Transcriptional analysis in Longissimus thoracis muscle, subcutaneous and kidney fat of cattle fed diets with supplemental flaxseed. », XXII Plant & Animal Genome Conference, Town & Country Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA, January 10-15, 2014.
  • Li, C., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Fitzsimmons, C.J., Basarab, J.A., Curtis, J., Stothard, P., Okine, E.K., Wang, Z., Bruce, H.L., et Buchanan, F.C. (2014). Identifying DNA markers for enhancing beneficial fatty acids in beef, Final project report, 33 pages to Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA). (Rapport)
  • Li, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Basarab, J.A., Buchanan, F.C., Chen, L., Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Stothard, P., Curtis, J., Bruce, H.L., Wang, Z., et Okine, E.K. (2014). « Genetic Influence of Host Animal on Fatty Acid Profile in Beef. », University of Alberta Kinsella Day, Kinsella, AB, Canada, August 13, 2014. (Affiche)
  • Li, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Basarab, J.A., Buchanan, F.C., Chen, L., Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Stothard, P., Curtis, J.M., Bruce, H.L., Wang, Z., et Okine, E.K. (2014). « Genetic Influence of Host Animal on Fatty Acid Profile in Beef. », Beef and Ranch Report, p. 34-35.

2013

  • Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Ekine, C., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Curtis, J.M., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Buchanan, F.C., Stothard, P., Liao, X.J., Wang, Z., Okine, E.K., et Li, C. (2013). « Genome-wide identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with fatty acids in beef cattle. », Livestock Gentec Conference, Edmonton, Canada, October, 2013. (Résumé)
  • Ekine, C., Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Curtis, J., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Wang, Z., Okine, E.K., et Li, C. (2013). « Heritability of fatty acids in longissimus dorsi muscle and subcutaneous adipose tissue of beef cattle. », Livestock Gentec Conference, Edmonton, Canada, October, 2013. (Résumé)
  • Foroutan, A., Stothard, P., Grant, J., Paradis, F., Guan, L.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Basu, U., McLean, K.L., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2013). « Transcriptional analysis in Longissimus dorsi muscle and subcutaneous fat of the cattle fed diets with supplemental flaxseed. », Livestock Gentec Conference, Edmonton, Canada, October, 2013. (Résumé)
  • Straathof, C., Paradis, F., Block, H.C., Colazo, M.G., Yaremcio, B., Li, C., Bruce, H.L., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2013). « Investigating RFI and diet interactions on ADG, body weight, rib and back fat thickness in pregnant Angus heifers. », CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P25, p. 35. (Affiche)
  • Thompson, S., Schaefer, A.L., Crow, G.H., Basarab, J.A., Colyn, J.J., Wittenberg, K.M., Baron, V.S., Fitzsimmons, C.J., et Ominski, K.H. (2013). « Predicting residual feed intake in beef bulls by measuring radiated heat loss through infrared thermography. », CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, O20-GS, p. 11.
  • Thompson, S., Ullenboom, T.R., Crow, G.H., Basarab, J.A., Wittenberg, K.M., Baron, V.S., Fitzsimmons, C.J., et Ominski, K.H. (2013). « Repeated measures of residual feed intake in growing beef bulls fed forage and grainbased diets. », CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P13, p. 29. (Affiche)

2012

  • Awda, B.J., Wood, K.M., McBride, B.W., Miller, S.P., Mandell, I.B., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2012). « The influence of feed intake on pancreatic lipase, α-amylase, and trypsin activities in pregnant beef cows. », 45th Meeting Midwestern Sectional Scientific Sessions and Business Meeting, Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA, USA, March 19-21, 2012.
  • Awda, B.J., Wood, K.M., Trouten-Radford, L., McBride, B.W., Mandell, I.B., Fitzsimmons, C.J., et Swanson, K.C. (2012). « The influence of feed intake on hepatic oxygen consumption, citrate synthase activity and protein concentration in pregnant beef cows. », 45th Meeting Midwestern Sectional Scientific Sessions and Business Meeting, Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA, USA, March 19-21, 2012.

2011

  • Aalhus, J.L., Gariépy, C., Basarab, J.A., Dugan, M.E.R, Fitzsimmons, C.J., Caine, W.R., Uttaro, B., et Juárez, M. (2011). « Optimizing Canadian pork quality through integrated management strategies. », 40th Banff Pork Seminar 2011, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 18-21, 2011.
  • McLean, K.L., Dugan, M.E.R, McAllister, T.A., Basu, U., Li, C., He, M.L., Aalhus, J.L., Guan, L.L., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2011). « Identifying gene expression differences associated with a diet-induced increase of omega-3 fatty-acids in beef cattle. », Plant & Animal Genome XIX Conference, Town & Country Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA, January 15-19, 2011, P708.
  • Paradis, F., Wood, K.M., Swanson, K.C., Mandell, I.B., McBride, B.W., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2011). « The impact of maternal nutrition during pregnancy on fetal calf growth and phenotypic characteristics. », Livestock Gentec's 2nd Annual Conference: Addressing the Gap Between Discovery and Profitable Adoption, Edmonton, AB, Canada, October 19-20, 2011.
  • Wood, K.M., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Miller, S.P., et McBride, B.W. (2011). « Molecular factors that influence feed efficiency in pregnant cows. », Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Sheep and Beef Research Update, Guelph, ON, Canada, 2011.

2010

  • Dwivedi, R., Girard, I., Bruce, H.L., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2010). « Effect of aggressive growth implants and/or beta-adrenergic agonist supplementation on gene expression and meat tenderness in youthful beef cattle. », Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010. (Résumé)
  • Fitzsimmons, C.J., Dwivedi, R., Girard, I., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., et Bruce, H.L. (2010). « Effect of aggressive growth implants and/or β-adrenergic agonist supplementation on CAPN1 and CAST expression and their association with shear-force in youthful beef cattle. », 32nd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 26-30, 2010.
  • McLean, K.L., Dugan, M.E.R, McAllister, T.A., He, M.L., Guan, L.L., Aalhus, J.L., et Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2010). « Identifying gene expression differences induced by diets that lead to higher omega-3 fatty-acid deposition in beef cows. », Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010.

2009

  • Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2009). « Utilizing maternal nutrition to ensure (or enhance?) genetic potential. », The Alberta Bovine Genomics AGM, Edmonton, AB, Canada, April 28-30, 2009.
  • Fitzsimmons, C.J., Feldmann, R., Kruk, Z.A., Truran, S., Lines, D., Rutley, D.L., et Hiendleder, S. (2009). « Maternal weight and P8 fat amount affects IGF2 expression in semitendinosus muscle tissue of the developing fetus. », ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009.
  • Liu, Y., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Kruk, Z.A., Deland, M., Maddocks, S., Kind, K., et Hiendleder, S. (2009). « Plasticity in imprinting of bovine IGF2R correlates with total expression levels in fetal tissues. », 2009 Endocrine Society od Australia (ESA) and Society of Reproductive Biology (SRB) Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, August 23-26, 2009.
  • Liu, Y., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Kruk, Z.A., Kind, K., et Hiendleder, S. (2009). « Polymorphic Imprinting of IGF2R in Bovine Placenta. », 2009 Meeting of the International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, October 6-9, 2009.
  • Liu, Y., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Truran, S., Kruk, Z.A., Chou, Z., et Hiendleder, S. (2009). « Maternal genetics affects genomic imprinting of the insulin-like growth factor 2 receptor gene. », 30th Lorne Annual Genome Conference, Mantra Erskine Resort, Lorne, Australia, February 15-18, 2009.
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