Caleb Lemley

Caleb Lemley

Assistant Professor
Reproductive Physiology

Phone: (662) 325-2934


Mailing Address:
Mailstop 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Post-Doctoral, North Dakota State University
  • Ph.D., West Virginia University
  • M.S., West Virginia University
  • B.S., West Virginia University

Society Memberships:
  • American Dairy Science Association
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture
  • Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society
  • Society for the Study of Reproduction

Courses Taught:
  • ADS 8243 Advanced Physiology of Reproduction
  • VS 3014 Anatomy and Physiology

Research:
  • Environmental influence on fetal and placental growth
  • Therapeutic intervention during compromised pregnancy
  • Neonatal cardiovascular function and morbidity
  • Endocrine mediators of uteroplacental blood flow
  • Steroid metabolism pre- and post-conception

Graduate Students
Zully Contreras-Correa
Riley Messman
Publications
2018
Camacho, L. E., C. O. Lemley, S. T. Dorsam, K. C. Swanson, K. A. Vonnahme. 2018. Effects of maternal nutrient restriction followed by realimentation during early and mid-gestation in beef cows. II. Placental development, umbilical blood flow, and uterine blood flow responses to diet alterations. Theriogenology 116:1-11. Download
2018
Hart, C. G., B. E. Voelz, K. E. Brockus, C. O. Lemley. 2018. Hepatic steroid inactivating enzymes, hepatic portal blood flow, and corpus luteum blood perfusion in cattle. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 53:751-758. Download
2018
Lemley, C. O., L. E. Camacho, D. M. Hallford, K. A. Vonnahme. 2018. Uteroplacental secretion of progesterone and estradiol-17beta in an ovine model of intrauterine growth restriction. Animal Reproduction Science 193:68-78. Download
2018
Owen, M. P. T., E. N. Ferjak, C. A. Cavinder, K. J. McCarty, K. C. Yankey, C. G. Hart, D. D. Devost-Burnett, T. T.N. Dinh, C. O. Lemley. 2018. Effects of body condition score (BCS) on steroid- and eicosanoid-metabolizing enzyme activity in various mare tissues during winter anoestrus. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 53:296-303. Download
2018
Owen, M. P.T., K. J. McCarty, C. G. Hart, C. S. Steadman, C. O. Lemley. 2018. Endometrial blood perfusion as assessed using a novel laser Doppler technique in Angus cows. Animal Reproduction Science 190:119-126. Download
2017
Cain, A. J., C. O. Lemley, F. K. Walters, D. L. Christiansen, E. H. King, R. M. Hopper. 2017. Prebreeding beef heifer management and season affect mid to late gestation uterine artery hemodynamics. Theriogenology 87:9-15. Download
2017
Hodge, L. B., B. J. Rude, T. N. Dinh, C. O. Lemley. 2017. Effect of ω -3 fatty acid supplementation to gestating and lactating mares: On milk IgG, mare and foal blood concentrations of IgG, insulin and glucose, placental efficiency, and fatty acid composition of milk and serum from mares and foals. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 51:70-78. Download
2017
Keomanivong, F. E., L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, E. A. Kuemper, R. D. Yunusova, P. P. Barowicz, J. D. Kirsch, K. A. Vonnahme, J. S. Caton, K. C. Swanson. 2017. Effects of realimentation after nutrient restriction during mid- to late-gestation on pancreatic digestive enzymes, serum insulin and glucose levels, and insulin containing cell cluster morphology. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 101:589-604. Download
2017
Lemley, C. O. 2017. Investigating reproductive organ blood flow and blood perfusion to ensure healthy offspring. Animal Frontiers 7:18-24. Download
2017
Lemley, C. O., K. A. Vonnahme. 2017. Alterations in uteroplacental hemodynamics during melatonin supplementation in sheep and cattle. Journal of Animal Science 95:2211-2221. Download
2017
Muth-Spurlock, A. M., J. A. Dix, M. P. Coleson, C. G. Hart, C. O. Lemley, T. M. Schulmeister, G. C. Lamb, J. E. Larson. 2017. The effect of follicular wave on fertility characteristics in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science 95:866-874. Download
2016
Brockus, K. E., C. G. Hart, C. L. Gilfeather, B. O. Fleming, C. O. Lemley. 2016. Dietary melatonin alters uterine artery hemodynamics in pregnant Holstein heifers. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 55:1-10. Download
2016
Brockus, K.E., C.G. Hart, B.O. Fleming, T. Smith, S.H. Ward, C.O. Lemley. 2016. Effects of supplementing holstein heifers with dietary melatonin during late gestation on growth and cardiovascular measurements of their offspring. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 51:240-247. Download
2016
Cline, G. F., A. M. Muth-Spurlock, B. E. Voelz, C. O. Lemley, J. E. Larson. 2016. Evaluating blood perfusion of the corpus luteum in beef cows during fescue toxicosis. Journal of Animal Science 94:90-95. Download
2016
Gilfeather, C.L., C.O. Lemley. 2016. Effects of interferon-tau and steroids on cytochrome P450 activity in bovine endometrial epithelial cells. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 51:415-420. Download
2016
Kennedy, V. C. B. R. Mordhorst, J. J. Gaspers, M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, C. O. Lemley, K. A. Vonnahme. 2016. Supplementation of corn dried distillers' grains plus solubles to gestating beef cows fed low-quality forage: II. Impacts on uterine blood flow, circulating stradiol-17Β and progesterone, and hepatic steroid metabolizing enzyme activity. Journal of Animal Science 94: 4619-4628. Download
2016
Keomanivong, F. E., C. O. Lemley, L. E. Camacho, R. Yunusova, P. P. Borowicz, J. S. Caton, A. M. Meyer, K. A. Vonnahme, K. C. Swanson. 2016. Influence of nutrient restriction and melatonin supplementation of pregnant ewes on maternal and fetal pancreatic digestive enzymes and insulin-containing clusters. Animal 10(3):440-448. Download
2016
Prezotto, L. D., L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, F. E. Keomanivong, K. A. Vonnahme, K. C. Swanson, J. S. Caton. 2016. Nutrient restriction and realimentation in beef cows during early and mid-gestation and maternal and fetal hepatic and small intestinal in vitro oxygen consumption. The Animal Consortium. Download
2015
Gifford, C.A., K.A. Branham, J.O. Ellison, B.I. Gomez, C.O. Lemley, C.G. Hart, C.R. Krehbiel, B.C. Bernhard, C.L. Maxwell, C.L. Goad, D.M. Hallford, J.A. Hernandez-Gifford. 2015. Effect of anabolic implants on adrenal cortisol synthesis in feedlot beef cattle implanted early or late in the finishing phase. Physiology & Behavior 138:118-123. Download
2015
Voelz, B.E., G.F. Cline, C.G. Hart, C.O. Lemley, J.E. Larson. 2015. Effect of 2 corpora lutea on blood perfusion, peripheral progesterone, and hepatic steroid inactivating enzymes in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 98:288-294. Download
2014
Camacho, L.E., C.O. Lemley, M.L. Van Emon, J.S. Caton, K.C. Swanson, K.A. Vonnahme. 2014. Effects of maternal nutrient restriction followed by realimentation during early and midgestation of beef cows. I. Maternal performance and organ weights at different stages of gestation. Journal of Animal Science 92(2):520-529. Download
2014
Hart, C.G., L.E. Camacho, K.C. Swanson, K.A. Vonnahme, C.O. Lemley. 2014. Hepatic steroid metabolizing enzyme activity during early, mid, and late bovine pregnancy. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 49:31-38. Download
2014
Larson, J.E., B.E. Voelz, D.K. Hardin, C.O. Lemley. 2014. Nutritional characteristics of the dairy cow during early gestation and subsequent growth and cardiac measurements of her offspring. American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences 9(3):146-154. Download
2014
Lemley, C.O., A.M. Meyer, T.L. Neville, D.M. Hallford, L.E. Camacho, T.A. Wilmoth, M.E. Wilson, G.A. Perry, D.A. Redmer, L.P. Reynolds, J.S. Caton, K.A. Vonnahme. 2014. Dietary selenium and nutritional plane aleter specific aspects of maternal endocrine status during pregnancy and lactation. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 46:1-11. Download
2014
Shukla, P., C.O. Lemley, N. Dubey, A.M. Meyer, K.A. Vonnahme. 2014. Effect of maternal nutrient restriction and melatonin supplementation from mid to late gestation on vascular reactivity of maternal and getal placental arteries. Placenta 35:461-466.Download
2014
Shukla, P., S. Ghatta, N. Dubey, C.O. Lemley, M.L. Johnson, K.A. Vonnahme, J.S. Caton, L.P. Reynolds, C. Sun, S.T. Rourke. 2014. Maternal nutrient restriction during pregnancy impairs an endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor-like pathway in sheep fetal coronary arteries. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology 307:34-42. Download
2013
Lemley, C.O., L.E. Camacho, A.M. Meyer, M. Kapphahn, J.S. Caton, K.A. Vonnahme. 2013. Dietary melatonin supplementation alters uteroplacental amino acid flux during intrauterine growth restriction in ewes. Animal 7:1500-1507. Download
2013
Lemley, C.O., L.E. Camacho, K.A. Vonnahme. 2013. Uterine infusion of melatonin or melatonin receptor antagonist alters ovine feto-placental hemodynamics during mid-gestation. Biology of Reproduction 89(2):40:1-9. Download
2013
Long, N.M., L.A. George, C.O. Lemley, C.Y. Ma, W.J. Murdoch, S. Ford. 2013. Maternal nutrient restriction in the ewe from early tomidgestation programs reduced steroidogenic enzyme expression and tended to reduce progesterone contect of corpora lutea, as well as circulating progesterone in nonpregnant aged female offspring. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 11:34. Download
2013
Mottet, R.S., C.O. Lemley, K.A. Vonnahme, and E.L. Berg. 2013. Lipoic acid decreases progesterone clearance in ovariectomized ewes. Animal Reproduction, 10:112-118. Download
2013
Prezotto, L., C.O. Lemley, L.E. Camacho, F.E. Doscher, A.M. Meyer, J.S. Caton, B.J. Awda, K.A. Vonnahme, and K.C. Swanson. 2013. Effects of nutrient restriction and melatonin supplementation on maternal and foetal hepatic and small intestinal energy utilization. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. Download
2013
Reynolds, L.P., K.A. Vonnahme, C.O. Lemley, D.A. Redmer, A.T. Grazul-Bilska, P.P. Borowicz, J.S. Caton. 2013. Maternal stress and placental vascular function and remodeling. Current Vascular Pharmacology, 11:564-593. Download
2013
Vonnahme, K.A., C.O. Lemley, P. Shukla, S.T. O'Rourke. 2013. Placental programming: How the maternal environment can impact placental function. Journal of Animal Science, 91:2467-2480. Download